Buildings set for demolition, partial demolition or make safe

Updated: Thursday 7 April 2011

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The status of a building can change as structural work is completed or further damage is discovered.

Civil Defence revealed the list of 184 buildings, as at 31 March, in Christchurch set for demolition, partial demolition or make safe. Seven of these buildings were listed as key, 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

List of buildings affected

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

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