Parliament Buildings 80th Anniversary Open Day

Saturday, 17th November 2012

Parliament Buildings 80th Anniversary Logo

Speaker's Invitation

About the Open Day

Parliament Buildings is celebrating its 80th anniversary. To mark this historic occasion, there will be a special open day to showcase the Building and its grounds on Saturday 17 November, 2012.

Admission is free and open to everyone.

Directions to Parliament Buildings

Please note: Pedestrian access is via the Prince of Wales Avenue and Massey Avenue while access by car is via the Stoney Road entrance.

About the building

Picture of Parliament Buildings

Parliament Buildings was designed by architect Sir Arnold Thornley of Liverpool. He designed the Portland stone building to be 365ft wide, representing one foot for every day of the year. It is a Grade-B listed building, designed in Greek Classical tradition.

Parliament Buildings Facts

On 19 May 1928, the Governor of Northern Ireland the Duke of Abercorn laid the Foundation Stone for Parliament Buildings.

Read more facts...

What's On

Photo Gallery

Find MLAs


Locate MLAs


News and Media Centre


Read press releases, watch live and archived video

Find out more

Follow the Assembly


Keep up-to-date with the Assembly

Find out more