Short and Harland, Airport Road, Belfast, Co. Antrim

The Short and Harland factory site in Belfast is now the home of Bombardier Aerospace. During World War Two it was a vital aircraft manufacturing firm.

Short and Harland

2 Airport Road


Co. Antrim


United Kingdom

The Docks Raid

Luftwaffe bombs fell on the Short and Harland factory during the Belfast Blitz. The incendiary and high-explosive devices caused severe damage on 7th-8th April 1941 during The Docks Raid.

Short and Harland, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Technology and manufacturing is still a vital industry in Belfast. Bombardier Aerospace now occupy the site of the old Short and Harland factory in East Belfast, Co. Antrim. Photo taken by Scott Edgar in June 2016.

Short and Harland Factory Sign

The name of Short Brothers is still visible in old signage where the Short and Harland factory once produced some of the most famous aircraft of World War Two. Photo taken by Scott Edgar in June 2016.

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