2018 Canterbury Heritage Awards Finalists

26 April 2018 - Clock Tower

We are very pleased to announce that the Arts Centre is a finalist with two buildings in the ‘Public Realm – Saved and Restored’ category of the Box 112 Canterbury Heritage Awards for 2018. These are our stunning Clock Tower and Boys’ High Buildings.

After receiving over 70 entries for the biennial Canterbury Heritage Awards for 2018, the judging panel has selected 36 finalists to progress through to the Awards Ceremony on the 15th June 2018. Category winners and the Supreme overall winner will be announced during the Ceremony held at The Isaac Theatre Royal, an award winner at the 2016 awards.

The full list of finalists in the ‘Public Realm – Saved and Restored’ category:

  • The Clock Tower, The Arts Centre of Christchurch (The Arts Centre of Christchurch Trust)
  • Memorial Shrine – Christchurch Boys’ High School  (Christchurch Boys High School)
  • Shand’s (the Stone Company)
  • Sign of the Takahe (Christchurch City Council)
  • Boys’ High building, Worcester Boulevard (The Arts Centre of Christchurch Trust)
  • Dean’s Farm Buildings – Christchurch Boys’ High School  (Christchurch Boys’ High School)
  • Midland Club Building (Three Sixty Architecture Ltd)
  • Spreydon Lodge (Danne Mora Holdings Limited)

The Canterbury Heritage Awards recognise excellence in heritage retention and conservation, heritage tourism and heritage education within the public and private sector and promote the values of best practice heritage retention and conservation to the wider community.

More information, other categories and details of the Awards evening can be found at: http://www.heritageawards.co.nz/

Driving & Parking

The Arts Centre has a limited number of 10 and 60 minute visitor carparks located at Market Square near the corner of Worcester Boulevard and Montreal Street.

Plenty of on-street metered parking is available near the Arts Centre, along with a number of off-street carparks.