Areas affected by the Luftwaffe bombs in 1941
The following areas sustained great damage during the Belfast Blitz raids that occurred on 15th-16th April 1941 and 4th-5th May 1941.
Memel Street, Belfast, Co. Down
Nothing remains of Memel Street or its neighbouring terraces now. It once stood just off Bridge End in a part of East Belfast debastated by the 1941 Blitz.
Newcastle Street, Belfast, Co. Down
Newcastle Street off the Newtownards Road in East Belfast was devastated in the Belfast Blitz of 1941. The top end of the street no longer features on maps.
Queen’s Road, Belfast, Co. Down
Queen's Road runs through what is now the Titanic Quarter in Belfast, Co. Down. In 1941, Luftwaffe bombs rained down on the shipyards in the Belfast Blitz.
Ravenscroft Avenue, Belfast, Co. Down
Ravenscroft Avenue in East Belfast, Co. Down suffered great damage during the Belfast Blitz. Luftwaffe bombs left a huge crater in the residential street.
Thorndyke Street, Belfast, Co. Down
Thorndyke Street, Belfast is home to a large mural depicting the history of the area including a section remembering the Belfast Blitz of April 1941.
Westbourne Street, Belfast, Co. Down
Westbourne Street in East Belfast, Co. Down suffered great damage as Luftwaffe bombs fell on residential areas near the shipyards during the Belfast Blitz.