Two Rangiora buildings to be demolished

MARC GREENHILL
Last updated 09:08 13/07/2012

Relevant offers

Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Steve Hansen pays tribute to the late Sir Ron Scott Family support memorial for nurses lost in Christchurch earthquake Shortland Street quake show should have carried a warning, say traumatised viewers Christchurch quake rescuer Bill Toomey wins fight for ACC cover for post-traumatic stress Study into 'lateral spreading' earthquake cracks launched Insurance Council asks Kaikoura District Council to pull video from its Facebook page Tower Insurance chairman Michael Stiassny expresses frustration at claims holdouts 'Quake brain' blamed for Cantabrians' weak memories and poor direction - study Red Cross pays out $98 million in cash grants since Canterbury earthquakes Major artwork gifted as a legacy for Christchurch quake victim

Two Rangiora buildings deemed to be earthquake-prone will be demolished.

The Waimakariri District Council said yesterday that the Lambert and Rangiora Digital Print buildings in High St would be pulled down this month.

Both closed in February after being assessed as dangerous.

Council environmental services general inspector Greig Wilson said it was likely that salvageable items would be removed by contractors before the demolition to ensure material was reused instead of dumped.

The six containers placed outside the Lambert building after its closure, which enabled High St to be reopened to vehicles between Percival and Victoria streets, would remain in place until the footpath was safe for public use.

The Kaiapoi Gray Raven Scout Group building in Davie St was closed after a council inspection found its structural integrity had been affected by quake damage.

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

Which memorial design do you like most?

Memorial Wall with a reflective pond

Table and Chairs

A Green and Peaceful Landscape

Call and Response

Riverside Promenade

A Curved and Inclusive Memorial Wall

Vote Result

Related story: Christchurch earthquake memorial designs unveiled

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content