Locations

Map showing Beersbridge Road, Belfast

Beersbridge Road, Belfast

Belfast

Once home to the Owen O'Cork Mills, Beersbridge Road in East Belfast is now the site of a mural depicting Polish airborne troops in the Second World War.

Map showing ARP Post, Albertbridge Road, Belfast

ARP Post, Albertbridge Road, Belfast

343 Albertbridge Road, Belfast

By 1939, the former home of Miss Isobel Sloan at 343 Albertbridge Road, Belfast lay vacant and the Second World War saw the site become an ARP Post by 1943.

Map showing ARP Post, Albert Street, Belfast

ARP Post, Albert Street, Belfast

1 Albert Street, Belfast

Throughout the Second World War, ARP Posts sprang up across the city of Belfast including one next to WJ Holden's newsagents on Albert Street, West Belfast.

Map showing WVS Post, Albertbridge Road, Belfast

WVS Post, Albertbridge Road, Belfast

345 Albertbridge Road, Belfast

By 1939, the S Patton's Confectioners at 345 Albertbridge Road, Belfast lay vacant and the Second World War saw the building become an ARP Post by 1943.

Map showing Albertbridge Road, Belfast

Albertbridge Road, Belfast

Belfast

The Albertbridge Road is one of the main thoroughfares connecting residential East Belfast to the city centre. The area sustained heavy damage in the Blitz.

Map showing Bloomfield Avenue, Belfast

Bloomfield Avenue, Belfast

Belfast

During the Second World War, Bloomfield Avenue in East Belfast was one site of the Belfast Rope Works, the largest works of its kind anywhere in the world.

Map showing Clonard Gardens, Belfast

Clonard Gardens, Belfast

Belfast

Clonard Gardens in West Belfast was the site of Clonard Monastery where Catholic and Protestant neighbours sheltered together during the Belfast Blitz.

Map showing West Belfast in the Second World War

West Belfast in the Second World War

Belfast

West Belfast was home to Northern Ireland's only recipient of the Victoria Cross during the Second World War. The area escaped the worst of the Blitz.

Map showing ARP Post 416, Abetta Parade, Belfast

ARP Post 416, Abetta Parade, Belfast

Abetta Parade, Belfast

In 1939, a Gospel Hall stood between Nos. 9 and 11 Abetta Parade in East Belfast. By 1943, the Second World War necessitated its use as a ARP Post 416.