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CONSULTING ROOMS: The Fort, 171 Clay Road, Derryboy, Crossgar, Co. Down, BT30 9LS

“The Fort” is a farm, 0.7 miles along Clay Road on the left. The entrance is a distinctive arch, with the “171” on its right hand side.

The office is upstairs on the right hand building as you drive into the yard. Go up the outside steps at the gable end.

PIC OF OFFICE

HOW TO GET TO THE FORT FROM LISBURN AND THE M1

From M1 roundabout (Exit 6) take road to Saintfield; approximately 3 miles before you reach Saintfield you come to Temple (staggered crossroads) – go straight on, following the signs to Saintfield.

In Saintfield, go to the traffic light controlled crossroads. Go straight on (signposted to Killyleagh and Killinchy).

Approximately 2 miles out of Saintfield there is a “Y” junction, with a turn to Killinchy to the left. Stay on the road, bearing round to the right, signposted towards Killyleagh.

Keep on this road (the B6) and go straight though Darragh Cross and Raffrey until you come to the Derryboy crossroads.

Turn left at the crossroads (into Derryboy Road) signposted “Comber 10”. Go along the road 1.4 miles and you will come to a small crossroads. Clay Road is to the right. Turn right into Clay Road.


HOW TO GET TO THE FORT FROM CO.ANTRIM VIA NORTH DOWN

Leave the M2 and cross the new cross-harbour bridge at the SSE Arena, following the signs for Bangor and the City Airport. As you pass the airport you should be in the right hand lane, and then filter to the right at the Tillysburn junction, following the signs to the “Outer Ring Road”. Follow the ring road until the second major junction (the Knock traffic lights; the first is a roundabout at the Belmont Road, where you go straight on.) Turn left at the Knock lights and go past Stormont (Parliament Buildings), on your left, until you approach Dundonald. Just before Dundonald, there is a light-controlled ‘Y’ junction with a public house, The Elk Inn, in the fork of the Y. Here, you turn right to Comber.

Go to Comber and take the Killinchy/Killyleagh Road. (If coming from Belfast/Dundonald, bypass Comber: do not turn into the town.)

The small village of Balloo is 6 miles down the road. Go straight through it on the Killyleagh road.

Approximately 1 ½ miles down the road, Derryboy Road is to the right (signposted to Derryboy). Turn right. Proceed for a further 1 ½ miles approximately and you will come to a small crossroads. Turn left into Clay Road.


HOW TO GET TO THE FORT FROM BELFAST (VIA CARRYDUFF AND SAINTFIELD)

In Saintfield, go to the traffic light controlled crossroads. Turn left (signposted to Killyleagh and Killinchy).

Approximately 2 miles out of Saintfield there is a “Y” junction, with a turn to Killinchy to the left. Stay on the road, bearing round to the right, signposted towards Killyleagh.

Keep on this road (the B6) and go straight though Darragh Cross and Raffrey until you come to the Derryboy crossroads.

Turn left at the crossroads (into Derryboy Road) signposted “Comber 10”. Go along the road 1.4 miles and you will come to a small crossroads. Clay Road is to the right. Turn right into Clay Road.


HOW TO GET TO THE FORT FROM BELFAST

Go to Ballygowan (out the Ballygowan Road which will take you past Roselawn Cemetery and Crematorium).

In Ballygowan take the second exit from the roundabout at the centre of the village (signposted to Killinchy and Killyleagh). 200 yards out this road there is a left turn to Killinchy; do not take this but stay on the road towards Killyleagh. Five miles down the road you will come to a T junction at Raffrey.

Turn left (on to the B6, towards Killyleagh). Less than a mile down the road is Derryboy Crossroads.

Turn left at the crossroads (into Derryboy Road). Go along the road for 1.4 miles and you will come to a small crossroads. Clay Road is to the right. Turn right into Clay Road.


HOW TO GET TO THE FORT FROM NORTH DOWN

Go to Comber and take the Killinchy/Killyleagh Road. (If coming from Belfast/Dundonald, bypass Comber: do not turn into the town.)

The small village of Balloo is 6 miles down the road. Go straight through it on the Killyleagh road.

Approximately 1 ½ miles down the road, Derryboy Road is to the right (signposted to Derryboy). Turn right. Proceed for a further 1 ½ miles approximately and you will come to a small crossroads. Turn left into Clay Road.