23 Jun 2015

Town Hall work to start next month

10:26 am on 23 June 2015

The restoration of Christchurch's quake-damaged Town Hall is expected to begin in mid-July.

Artist's impression of a restored Christchurch Town Hall.

Artist's impression of a restored Christchurch Town Hall. Photo: SUPPLIED

The building will be refurbished and strengthened to 100 percent of the new building standard at a cost of $127.5 million. Hawkins Construction expects to complete the workin 2018.

City council manager of anchor projects Liam Nolan says the experience of Hawkins Construction's project team was a key reason the company was chosen to do the restoration.

Mr Nolan said the firm was committeed to bringing the project in on time and within budget.

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