Environment Court Decision: Peel Street Toilets (Gisborne) – Of Interest To Heritage Advocates

Environment Court decision relating to the Peel Street Toilets in Gisborne.
In summary:-
· Toilets not listed with NZHPT
· Toilets not scheduled by the council, although their heritage consultant had in the past recommended that they be scheduled.
· Council wanted to demolish the toilets to enable street redevelopment.
· Luke Donnelly obtained a court order stopping the demolition, just as the bulldozers where being unloaded.
· Environment Court agreed with Mr Donnelly that the toilets were of heritage value, even though they were not listed or scheduled, and that they should be protected.
Copy of the Environment Courts Decision- Peel_Street_Toilets_Environment_Court_Decision

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