The Sandford

Last Update: 22 Jun 2019 | New Construction Photos

  • Address: 35 - 55 Bridge End, Belfast, BT5 4BG
  • Use: Residential
  • Units: 56
  • Floors: 8
  • Cost: £4,500,000
  • Planning Reference:


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

    June 2016

  • Completion Date:

    July 2019

  • Developer:

    Cultra Developments Ltd

  • Architect:

    Like Architects

  • Contractor:

    FinMac Construction

  • Environmental Consultant:

    Mason Evans

A c.0.5 acre site previously occupied by a petrol filling station.

A planning application (Z/2008/0772/F) submitted in March 2008 proposed to develop 56 apartments within three apartment blocks arranged around a central communal courtyard with basement parking. The application was approved in March 2010.

During 2007 the site was offered for sale at £6.5m. Later in 2010 the development site was offered for sale inviting offers in the region of £1.5m. During 2013 the site was marketed for sale seeking offers of £350,000.

In July 2014 Property Frontiers began marketing ‘The Sandford’ as a ‘new buy-to-let opportunity’ with 56 one and two bedroom apartments and duplexes priced from £95,000 – £117,000 and yields of 7-8%.

Site clearance works took place during March – April 2015.

Cultra Developments Ltd submitted a planning application (LA04/2015/0707/F) in June 2015 proposing to develop 56no. apartments with basement car parking. The application was approved in May 2016.

Construction commenced during summer 2016 and completed during July 2019.

Dream Apartments, a serviced apartment operator, acquired 30 units within the Sandford building.