HMS Caroline Historic Buildings

Location: Alexandra Dock, Belfast

The restoration of the historic Pump House building and scheduled monuments at Alexandra Dock is now complete. The finished building is now home to the HMS Caroline Visitor Reception & Tickets area along with dedicated Exhibition space featuring much of the original Edwardian-era machinery and associated technology.

External works on the Pump House included demolitions; repair, replacements & repointing of brickwork; new carved keystone with ‘BHC’ logo; roof repairs & re-slating; window repairs and replacements; render repairs etc.

Internal works included strip-outs; dry-lining; construction of new ramps between spaces; stud wall construction; installation of toilet cubicles & vanity units; M&E Installations; cleaning & re-pointing of exposed brick surfaces; plasterwork & painting etc.

The works to the historic Alexandra Dock included infrastructure and services works, lifting & relaying of historic Galleted & Belfast cobbles/setts, new natural stone paving, setts & kerbs, construction of a new 25-metre steel and timber footbridge across the dock and construction of two brows onto the HMS Caroline.