Christchurch Buildings Set For Demolition, Partial Demolition, Make Safe

Civil defence released today a list of 184 buildings earmarked for demolition, partial demolition or make safe that includes the Grand Chancellor Hotel, marked as critical.

From Canterbury

Seven of these buildings were listed as critical, based on being more than five stories tall, proximity to other buildings and subsequent risk. These were:

  • Rolleston Court Apartments, 35 Cambridge Tce
  • NZ College of Early Childhood Education, 50 Victoria St
  • BDO Spicer House, 148 Victoria St
  • Community House, 141 Hereford St
  • Hotel Grand Chancellor, 161 Cashel St
  • Harcourts Grenadier, 271 Madras St
  • Kenton Chambers, 19-192 Hereford St

Of the 184 buildings, 128 will be demolished, 37 will be partly demolished, 12 will be made safe and seven are critical. Other buildings will be added to the list as assessments are completed. Around 100 of the 128 set for demolition, have either already been demolished or are currently underway

Number Street Type Building/Business Name Request Type Heritage
35 Cambridge Terrace Rolleston Courts Apts CRITICAL N
50 Victoria Street NZ College of Early Childhood Education CRITICAL N
141 Hereford Street Community House CRITICAL CRITICAL
148 Victoria Street BDO Spicer House CRITICAL CRITICAL
161 Cashel Street Grand Chancellor Hotel CRITICAL Critical
271 Madras Street Harcourts Grenadier CRITICAL N
190-192 Hereford Street Kenton Chambers CRITICAL Y
1 Cracroft Terrace Demolish N
2 Chester Street Stratham House – Cathedral Grammar Demolish Y
6 Eversleigh Street Hadleigh Demolish Y
14 Bedford Row Park Lane Handbags Demolish N
14 Wise Street Addington Flour Mil-Grain Store Demolish Y
17 Norwich Quay Forbes Building Demolish Y
18 Bedford Row Demolish N
24 Marriner Street Rockvilla, dwelling Demolish Y
32 Cathedral Square The Press Building Demolish Y
32 Linwood Avenue Linwood House Demolish Y
33 Rolleston Avenue Christs College Demolish N
41 Cambridge Terrace Cambridge Apartments Demolish N
54 Oxford Terrace Adventure Travel Demolish N
68 Manchester Street Units A and B Demolish Y
72 St Asaph Street Body Works Demolish N
76 Manchester Street Demolish Y
83 Byron Street Demolish N
83 Manchester Street Groovey Glasses Demolish N
84 Hereford Street Mythai (former NZ Trust and Loan Building) Demolish Y
85 Manchester Street Tru Grit Demolish N
105 Worcester Street Metro Demolish N
108 Stanmore Road Demolish n
112 Centaurus Road Demolish Y
116 Centaurus Road Demolish Y
116 Lichfield Street Ruben Blades Demolish Y
117 Chester Street Demolish N
117 Manchester Street Demolish n
121 Worcester Street Mayfair Building Demolish Y
123 Worcester Street Intercity & Newmans Coachlines Demolish N
127 Worcester Street Pills for Thrills Demolish N
132 Kilmore Street Thrifty Car Rental Demolish
135 Kilmore Street Caledonian Hall Demolish Y
137 Kilmore Street Medlab Demolish N
143 Worcester Street Lonsdale House – Gopals + Pedros Demolish Y
149 Manchester Street Nuttals Building Demolish Y
152 Lichfield Street For Lease  & “The Swank” Demolish N
165 Lichfield Street C4 Coffee Demolish N
165 Lichfield Street C4 Coffee Demolish N
167 Hereford Street Mike Pero House Demolish N
169 Hereford Street Mike Pero House Demolish N
180 Tuam Street Fuller Brothers Demolish Y
183 Durham Street Demolish N
183 Victoria Street Saggio De Vino Demolish N
183 Victoria Street Saggio De Vino Demolish N
194 Gloucester Street Wave House (Old Winnie Bagoes) Demolish Y
196 Papanui Road Villa Antiques Demolish N
198 Hereford Street Fisher and Assoc Demolish Y
198 Manchester Street Former Civic Buildings Demolish Y
202 Hereford Street Avon House Demolish Y
207 Durham Street Kodak Photo Warehouse Demolish N
217 Tuam Street Atami Bath House Demolish N
221 Manchester Street Key Cutting/Shoe Repair Demolish N
221 Tuam Street Portobello Demolish N
222 Kilmore Street The Herbal Dispensary Demolish N
228 Kilmore Street Cupcake Parlour Demolish Y
228 Linwood Avenue Cartridge World Demolish N
230 Linwood Avenue lefthandpath tatoos Demolish N
230 Tuam Street Edison Hall (Workshop, Witchery) Demolish Y
230 Tuam Street Demolish
231 Kilmore Street Cookie Time Demolish N
232 Tuam Street Domo and Witchery Demolish Y
234 Linwood Avenue Dairy Demolish N
236 Cashel Street St Paul’s Church demolish Y
236 Linwood Avenue Fish and Chips Demolish N
236 Tuam Street Domo Demolish Y
238 Linwood Avenue Demolish N
245 Armagh Street Hairdresser Demolish N
245 Kilmore Street Demolish N
247 Armagh Street Laundrette Demolish N
248 St Asaph Street Affordable Car Rentals Demolish N
249 Armagh Street Dairy Demolish N
255 Kilmore Street Octo Ltd Demolish N
261 Kilmore Street Demolish N
263 St Asaph Street Mckenzie and Willis Demolish N
270 St Asaph Street Southlander Bar Demolish N
274 Cashel Street The Provincial Demolish Y
281 Madras Street Community Law Canterbury Demolish N
281 Worcester Street Demolish N
282 Cashel Street Coffee Cashel demolish
288 Main Road Demolish N
293 Manchester Street Subway Demolish N
299 Durham Street Contours Demolish N
359 Barbadoes Street Demolish
373 Durham Street Laycocks Collision Repair Demolish N
382 Colombo Street The Great Opportunity Shop & Dairy Demolish N
398 Colombo Street Sydenham Stationary Demolish Y
400 Colombo Street Demolish Y
402 Colombo Street Demolish Y
402 Oxford Terrace Demolish Y
404 Colombo Street Ascot TV Demolish Y
406 Colombo Street Ascot TV Demolish Y
423 Durham Street Demolish N
435 Durham Street Turret House Demolish Y
441 Colombo Street Demolish N
452 Colombo Street Demolish N
534 Colombo Street Smith City Carpark Demolish N
562 Colombo Street Thai Food Fish & Chips, Starfish Swimwear Demolish N
595 Colombo Street The Lotus Heart Demolish N
597 Colombo Street Grandharna Loka Demolish N
599 Colombo Street Sushi Dining Demolish N
603 Colombo Street Austral Building Demolish Y
605 Colombo Street Internet Cafe / Satay No Demolish Y
615 Colombo Street Austral Building Demolish Y
626 Colombo Street Bean Bags / Montgomery Building Demolish Y
803 Colombo Street The Painted Room Demolish N
819 Colombo Street Phu Thai Demolish N
854 Colombo Street Chesterfield Preschools Ltd or Wharetiki Demolish Y
111 – 113 Lichfield Street Former Park Lane Handbags Demolish Y
141 – 147 Manchester Street Demolish N
141a Manchester Street Demolish N
146-152 Somerfield Street Samsons Garage Demolish N
196A Papanui Road Love in a Basket Demolish N
198A Papanui Road Demolish N
202A Papanui Road Mansfield Antiques & Momo Sushi Demolish N
228A Linwood Avenue Canterbury Cutz Demolish N
230A Linwood Avenue Your Shout Demolish N
384-384A Colombo Street Fish’n’Chips & Eve’s Gifts Demolish N
593a Colombo Street Southern Ink Demolish N
595a Colombo Street Japanese Food Demolish N
597a Colombo Street Longthorn Leather Shop Demolish N
601-601A Colombo Street Pleasure Plus Demolish N
625-629 Colombo Street Sucklings Demolish Y
635-637 Colombo Street Snowgum Demolish N
69-73 Manchester Street Cecil House Demolish Y
69A Beachville Road Demolish N
753-759 Colombo Street 2-storey commercial Demolish Y
87-89 Cashel Street 3 Wise Men Demolish N
374 Montreal Street Demolish
243 Durham Street St Michaels & All Angels Make Safe Y
380 Colombo Street Tasty Tucker Bakery Make Safe N
429 Colombo Street Selwyn Traders Make Safe N
484 Colombo Street Make Safe N
1/204 St Asaph Street P & D Duncan Ltd Make Safe Y
2/204 St Asaph Street P & D Duncan Ltd Make Safe Y
3/204 St Asaph Street P & D Duncan Ltd Make Safe Y
4/204 St Asaph Street P & D Duncan Ltd Make Safe Y
4/210 St Asaph Street P & D Duncan Ltd Make Safe Y
5/204 St Asaph Street P & D Duncan Ltd Make Safe Y
6/204 St Asaph Street P & D Duncan Ltd Make Safe Y
7/204 St Asaph Street P & D Duncan Ltd Make Safe Y
21 Bealey Avenue Carlton Hotel Partial Demolish Y
39 Kahu Road Radio Shack Partial Demolish Y
83 Victoria Street Solo Design Store Partial Demolish N
105 Manchester Street H Pannells Partial Demolish Y
107 Manchester Street Budapest Restaurant Partial Demolish Y
109 Manchester Street John Dary Menswear Partial Demolish Y
114 Lichfield Street Honey Pot Cafe Partial Demolish Y
120 Manchester Street Excelsior Hotel Partial Demolish Y
136 Barbadoes Street Cathedral of Blessed Sacrement Partial Demolish Y
146 Kilmore Street Repertory Theatre Partial Demolish Y
173 Cashel Street Kebab Masters – Highlight House Partial Demolish Y
173 Manchester Street Highlight House Partial Demolish
178 High Street Burgers & Beers Partial Demolish N
183 Durham Street Partial Demolish N
185 Victoria Street Mop Organics Partial Demolish N
197 Durham Street Brown Brothers Eng Partial Demolish N
198 Gloucester Street Partial Demolish
198 Hereford Street Partial Demolish Y
204 Papanui Road Kudos hairdrssers Partial Demolish N
211 Durham Street Avon Bridal Partial Demolish N
211 High Street Storm Partial Demolish Y
223 Tuam Street Global Fabric Partial Demolish N
226 Kilmore Street Cupcake Parlour NOT ADDRESS Partial Demolish Y
227 Fitzgerald Avenue Partial Demolish Y
229 Fitzgerald Avenue Partial Demolish
249 Armagh Street Dairy Partial Demolish N
280 Cashel Street The Complete Angler Partial Demolish N
314 Cashel Street Partial Demolish N
448 Colombo Street Partial Demolish N
592 Colombo Street Dick Smith Partial Demolish N
800 Colombo Street Sala Thai Partial Demolish N
1/492 Colombo Street Modern Engravers Partial Demolish N
140 – 142 Lichfield Street Mayfair Building Partial Demolish Heritage Group 4
2/492 Colombo Street Speedway Bookshop Partial Demolish N
211-213 High Street Excelsion Hotel Bottle Shop Partial Demolish Y
253 – 255 Madras Street Arrow international Partial Demolish N
811-815 Colombo Street Cafe Valentino Partial Demolish N

The site also published links to a list and a map of the affected buildings