Belfast’s First Working Whiskey Distillery in nearly 90 Years has Opened its Doors to the Public

May 09, 2023

Belfast’s First Working Whiskey Distillery in nearly 90 years has Opened its Doors to the Public

Belfast’s Titanic Pump-House has been transformed into a whiskey distillery and world class tourist attraction. The listed building first opened in 1911 and is the world’s only authentic Titanic landmark. Now 112 years later it has reopened to the public. The Pump-House is located close to the historic Thompson Dry Dock and HMS Caroline.

Titanic Distillers whom are a Belfast drinks company were give the go ahead by Belfast City Council to convert the Pump-House into a working distillery with associated visitor tours. Titanic Distillers is owned by multiple Belfast businessmen.

(Image credit Titanic Distillery website)

The original pump equipment and internal historic features of the listed building have been retained and maintained as part of the tourist attraction. Alongside the restoration, the exterior of the Titanic Pump-House has remained largely untouched maintaining it’s fascinating Belfast heritage. The building entails a tourism centre, ‘speakeasy’ bar and café, restaurant, gift shop, exhibition space and an enlarged mezzanine floor with tasting rooms.

The building has been retained maintaining it’s fascinating heritage telling the story of Belfast and the history of first-class whiskey.

(Image credit Titanic Distillery website)

NUGENT are delighted to have provided the Mechanical works for the tourism attraction. Our Mechanical works included but not limited to; Supply & Fit Sanitaryware, VRF AC comfort Cooling, Ventilation services, Incoming Watermainsm, Branching into existing CHP unit for LTHW and BMS.

The Titanic Distillers tour brings the stories of Thompson Dock’s heritage to life while showcasing the working distillery. There are multiple tours to enjoy including; Signature Tour, Dock Tour and Legacy Tour. For more information on Titanic Distillers check out their website >