West Belfast road closed until midnight as filming for drama series takes place

A road in west Belfast is closed until midnight Thursday following the filming of a new drama series, the PSNI has confirmed.

Police said the Springmartin Road area of ​​the city was closed to drivers and pedestrians following the shooting, although it is not yet clear which TV series it is aimed at.

An image from the area on Thursday afternoon shows teams and equipment gathered at the entrance to an area police station.

Another shows crews filming in a residential part of town.

A PSNI spokesperson said: ‘Motors are advised to avoid the Springmartin Road area of ​​West Belfast due to ongoing filming of a drama series. The road is currently closed until midnight tonight. Please seek an alternative route for your trip.

The city is no stranger to filming, thanks to Line of Duty and a host of other projects over the years.

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Filming in West Belfast Credit: PressEye

Filming in West Belfast Credit: PressEye

Indeed, eagle-eyed visitors to the city over the past few days will have spotted James Nesbitt and the rest of the Bloodlands cast as he returns as DCI Tom Brannick while filming the second series of Bloodlands. .

The crew were seen as filming took place in Donegall Street in the town centre.