Designed in the style of an English Manor House by J. G. Collins, construction of the Sign of the Takahe was carried out between 1918 and 1948. It is a City Plan Group One building and an Historic Places Trust Category One building, making it a building of national significance.
As a result of the Canterbury earthquakes, this commercial property showed evidence of differential settlement of the warehouse floor slab. During a major refurbishment of the property, Jarris Holding Ltd decided to lay a new post tensioned slab over the existing slab. They had prior experience of this, as BBR Contech had already completed an overlaid post tensioned slab on one of their other buildings on Coleridge Street.
Cardinal Logistics specialises in handling grocery and food related products, consumer goods and pharmaceutical products with a nationwide haulage and distribution network.
A new Mitre 10 Mega has been constructed on the site of the old Sanitarium Marmite factory in Christchurch’s north-west.