Architecture of Belfast
1840 – The Victoria Hall, Belfast, Co. Antrim
1890 – Albert Bridge, Belfast
Architect: J.C. Bretland
Designed by Mr J. C. Bretland, the Borough Surveyor of Belfast, and constructed by Messrs Henry of Belfast at a cost of £36,500. All of the cast iron including the decorative lampposts were made in Derby by Andrew Handyside & Co. Named after Queen Victoria’s grandson, Prince Albert Victor, who laid a foundation stone in 1889.