Tag: Trinity Church

“Final Move For Shands” Media Release From Dr Anna Crighton Chair Christchurch Heritage Trust

"Shands Emporium is on the move again at 7am on Tuesday 6 December. But this time to its permanent home beside the former Trinity Congregational Church, 1875, in Manchester Street. It has been strengthened and will be lifted by crane and turned round so that it faces Manchester Street.

"Anna Crighton, Chair of Christchurch Heritage Limited, said ‘This is a significant step forward toward the completion of Shands, ready for the public to enjoy this unique little building once again’.

"The whole complex of Shands, Trinity Church (including the replication of the tower) plus the Annex is planned to be completed by September 2017.

The Media Release is as follows: (more…)

“Manchester St super stop site ‘ill-conceived’ ” The Press (Online Article)

Manchester St super stop site 'ill-conceived' :  The Press
"At a meeting of the council's infrastructure, transport and environment committee, councillors were told the chosen location was ill-conceived and would obscure the view of two of the few remaining heritage buildings in Christchurch's central city - the recently relocated Shands Emporium and the neighbouring Trinity Congregational Church."

Manchester Street Bus Super Stop : Historic Places Canterbury Deputation To The C.C.C. Infrastructure, Transport And Environment Committee

The following is the text of the Historic Places Canterbury Deputation to the Christchurch City Council Infrastructure, Transport And Environment Committee.

The text of the Deputation is as follows:

Deputation to the
Christchurch City Council Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee.
3rd September 2015

“Manchester St bus stop upsets heritage advocates, developers” The Press (Online Article)

"....The Christchurch Heritage Ltd, which owns and is restoring the Trinity Church and the recently-relocated Shands Emporium building, said the stop would be "visually intrusive" and degrade the heritage values of both buildings..." The Press

“SHANDS EMPORIUM FINDS A NEW HOME IN THE CBD” Christchurch Heritage Trust Media Release (16th June 2015)

"Dr. Anna Crighton, Chair of Christchurch Heritage Limited, currently restoring the former Trinity Church on the corner of Worcester and Manchester Streets, is proud to announce that it has saved yet another listed heritage building for the central city. Shands Emporium, formerly of 88 Hereford Street, has recently been purchased and will sit perfectly facing Manchester Street beside the Trinity Church."

The Media Release is as follows: