This mural was added to Transport House in the last few years in advance of a promised renovation project, concealing the scruffy hoardings that were a depressing addition to a Grade B+ listed building, constructed in 1959. It was the Belfast headquarters of the Amalgamated Transport and General Workers’ Union, who announced in 2015 that they planned the return to the building. There is certainly no evidence of either renovation or return from the outside.
The mural featured above is designed to be match the impressive five-storey tiled art that decorates the towering concave wall of the original building:
Copyright Debbie Smyth, 18 March 2018
Posted as part of Becky’s March Square