Signature Project hits iceberg..

A BBC report today points to the failed bid for £25million for the Titanic Quarter Signature Project from the Lottery Living Landmarks fund and the Belfast Telegraph notes that, “An application to redevelop the North Foreshore in north Belfast as part of a £70m project also missed out on Lottery money.” Which would be the Giants Park part of this masterplan [pdf file]. The BBC report refers to Economy minister Nigel Dodds considering other sources of funding [A certain private developer perhaps? – Ed] And he’ll need to since in July this year he committed “up to £32.5million in funding over three years” [Adds as jone points out, dependent on a successful lottery application] to the project which has just been granted outline planning permission.