Temporary service centre for Beckenham

Last updated 05:00 02/10/2012

Relevant offers

Christchurch Earthquake 2011

Canterbury earthquake memorial 'a place to grieve and hope' - English Before, during and after: See how Christchurch has changed 'It brought tears to my eyes': Quake memorial opened to emotional families Christchurch Earthquake Memorial draws on rich tradition of memorials around the world Bruce Springsteen has Christchurch earthquake hero Michael Harford on his side Christchurch earthquake memorial designer Grega Vezjak wins another memorial competition, in Kentucky Christchurch earthquake memorial: How it works and what to look for Some Christchurch quake victims' families say chair memorial should be scrapped Class action against Southern Response returns to court after company appeals Earthquake survivor and pin-up star Monique Mclennan returns to Christchurch

Beckenham residents can now access a temporary service centre while the suburb's earthquake-hit library is repaired.

The Christchurch City Council opened the temporary centre yesterday on the site of the South Library and Beckenham Service Centre.

The building was closed in July after detailed inspections revealed it was below the new building standard.

Council public affairs general manager Lydia Aydon said the temporary centre would have all the services that were available at the centre before it was closed.

Temporary repairs and quake-strengthening work would be done at the library and service centre soon, she said.

The facility is expected to reopen by the end of the year.

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