Police cordon off Belfast city centre streets after partial collapse of building wall
POLICE cordoned off two streets in a main thoroughfare of Belfast city centre yesterday following the partial collapse of a building wall.
The upper floor of a derelict shop on Castle Street appeared to have suffered structural damage leading to police and health and safety officials throwing a cordon round the building.
As well as closing off part of Castle Street to traffic and pedestrians police also closed off nearby Queen Street.
A PSNI spokesman said: "Castle Street and Queen Street in Belfast City Centre have been closed by police following the partial collapse of a building wall.
"Motorists should avoid the area and seek alternative routes."