Immediate Action!

Save Cathedral Quarter

Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter is under threat. Your city needs you to protect its history and ensure a better future for its people.

Take Action!

How you can help:

  • Write a letter of objection to Belfast City Council. Everything you need to help you is below.
  • Pledge support by becoming a member of Save CQ
  • Donate – Your donations will go towards essential #SaveCQ campaign expenses like printing, graphic design, web hosting, and professional and/or legal support where required and not available to the campaign team on a pro bono basis. The steering group and executive will continue to work on a voluntary basis.

Please continue to share information about our campaign widely on social media, using the hashtag #saveCQ.

Together we can Save CQ!

Since March 2017, we have been mobilising to send thousands of letters, objecting to the wrong kind of development in this precious part of the city.

To have your voice heard in the most constructive way, you should send an individualised letter to Belfast City Council in response to the consultations.

LA04/2017/2341/O, which is the application for outline permission for Phase 2 of the development. We have written our own detailed objection to this application, which you can download here.

Below is a guide to the component parts of a letter of objection to get you started.


Download the editable template here.

Once you have written your letter, (make sure to include the correct reference number), email or post it to Belfast City Council’s Planning Service. If you are emailing, the address is

Please also cc us at so we can track the number of responses.

Thank you for putting in the time to read this. And for taking action. This is crucial for our city’s future.