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Hillsborough Castle,
Belfast, NI

Hillsborough Castle is a magnificent two-storey late Georgian mansion dating back from 1797, and the official residency of the Royal Family in Northern Ireland


Historic Royal Palaces


Construction Manager








24 months

The new visitor and community facility at Hillsborough Castle is on behalf of Historic Royal Palaces.


The project was awarded Project of the Year in Northern Ireland by the RICS, who commented, 

"this was an exemplary display of traditional skills and workmanship working alongside modern surveying & delivery techniques".

F3g are proud to have acted as the Construction Manager on the renovation of one of Northern Ireland’s most important landmarks.

The 100-acre project is set to improve the Castle’s visitor experience and increase the potential for larger visitor numbers, primarily through increasing the amount of car parking and making general access improvements.

Works include the creation of:

  • A new 1000+ space car park

  • Gatehouse and courtyard

  • Two visitor facilities featuring (a restaurant, cafe, shop, toilets, kitchen, admission desk and staff offices)

  • Security pavilion, and

  • Refurbished walled garden



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