HMS Belfast re-opens on Friday

Historic ship open to the public again following six months of closure

After six months of closure following the

collapse of the public gangway in which two people were injured, HSM Belfast

museum ship will open again this Friday (18 May) at 1000.

HMS Belfast press office spokesman told MBM

the reason it has taken such a long time to open again was to ensure future

public safety. “For obvious reasons safety checks had to be carried out on the

new gangway and this took a long time to complete. The ship is now ready for

her opening on Friday and we look forward to welcoming visitors once again, and

enjoying a busy season to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, and the


For previous MBM gangway collapse story click here.