Demolition continues on Grant Thornton building

Demolition exposes Grant Thornton offices

Last updated 14:15 29/06/2012
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Richard Cosgrove

COMING DOWN: The Grant Thornton building in Cathedral Square is being demolished.

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Richard Cosgrove
BITES THE DUST: The Grant Thornton building in Cathedral Square is being demolished.

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Another one bites the dust as the demolition of the Grant Thornton building enters its final phase.

The Cathedral Square building was given a demolition notice by the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority last December after months of uncertainty about its future.

Demolition work started about four months ago and is expected to be completed within the next two months.

The building's owner, Emmons Developments New Zealand, is based in Singapore.

The Christchurch work force has relocated to Orchard Rd in Harewood.

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