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Bring our listed buildings back up to standard

It is good news that the famous Floral Hall is to be restored. In the meantime Belfast City Council is looking at getting the outside of the building painted - and not before time - as it is now almost black and green with moss.

This building is the first thing visitors and tourists see when they enter Belfast Zoo - not a pretty sight.

Another example is the Crumlin Road Courthouse. Again, tourists visit Crumlin Road Gaol, then exit the Crumlin Road to view the burnt-out shell of the courthouse.

With so many improvements around the city it is a shame that both these listed buildings have been allowed to deteriorate for so long.

Let's see something done about it asap.



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