1880 – Queen’s Arcade, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: James MacKinnon



Runs from Donegall Place to Fountain Street, the Queen’s Arcade is a long shopping arcade to designs by James MacKinnon, with new shopfronts inserted 1932 by Sage of London. The arcade has a pitched, glazed roof carried on perforated iron trusses with panelled barrel soffits; first-floor windows semicircular with spoke divisions; cornice above first floor with richly-carved floral ornament.