Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL ROAD, MONARCH LAUNDRY

Name: SMYTH, JACKSON GRAHAME
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL ROAD, MONARCH LAUNDRY
Date: 1906
Nature: Built on the Hennebique system of reinforced concrete. (Building originally intended to have two more floors.) 'The wall and interior columns and the connecting beams form a complete Ferro-Concrete skeleton, the outer walls consisting of hollow concrete blocks'.
Refs: L. G. Mouchel & Partners, Hennebique Ferro-Concrete (1909), 227 (illus.) (in IAA collection, IEI 151); Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 73 (no. 163)

Name: GAMBLE & MAXWELL
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL ROAD, MONARCH LAUNDRY
Date: 1939
Nature: Garage & canteen.
Refs: IB 81, 27 May 1939, 462