Gelston’s Corner

Last Update: 7 Jun 2022 | Project Status Updated

  • Address: 165 - 169 Holywood Road, Belfast, BT4 3BE
  • Use: Residential
  • Units: 23
  • Floors: 5
  • Planning Reference:


  • Planning Status: Approved
  • Project Status: Construction
  • Start Date:

    June 2022

  • Completion Date:


  • Developer:

    Mayfair Social / Clanmil Housing

  • Architect:

    Jones Architects

  • Planning Consultant:


  • Contractor:

    Kelly Brothers

A site formerly occupied by a two story building known as ‘The Stormont Inn’ (more details here). The building was demolished in February 2017.

Stormont Inn Ltd and Wirefox Design submitted a planning application (LA04/2015/1160/F) in October 2015 proposing to demolish the existing building and develop a five storey residential building comprising 18no. apartments. The proposed scheme was amended in April 2017 and approved in May 2017.

Stormont Inn Ltd and Turley submitted a planning application (LA04/2019/2778/F) in November 2019 proposing to develop a six storey residential building comprising  17no. two bedroom apartments and 15no. one bedroom apartments (32no. total). The application was amended to propose a five storey residential building comprising 18no. two bedroom apartments and 5no. one bedroom apartments (23no. total) and approved in September 2021.

The building will be developed by Mayfair Social for Clanmil Housing Association and will comprise 23no. apartments for social rent by residents aged 55 years and older (Cat1).

Kelly Brothers have been appointed main contractor.