Work to begin on footpath wall at Town Quay, Christchurch

Profile image for Com_Publisher

By Com_Publisher | Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 20:59

Work to stabilise the quay wall next

to the footpath running along the side of Town Quay in Christchurch begins on

Monday 28 March.

Christchurch Council’s coastal

engineering team last year undertook a survey of the wall, which is a popular

walk for residents and visitors alike, and found a section which was deemed to

be unsafe.

A two-tier layer of limestone

blockarmour will be placed against the front of the most unstable section of

the wall, around 40 metres in length, which will provide stability for at least

five years.

A more detailed design analysis for

a longer term solution will then be undertaken, subject to funding being

available in the future.

The work, which is being undertaken

by the Council’s coastal engineering team assisted by Neptune Plant, is likely

to take around two weeks.



  • Profile image for steff_emz

    The wall is super old. its a good job they repaired it when they did.

    By steff_emz at 20:46 on 29/04/11

  • Profile image for MrBobBobly

    About time, it needs it.

    By MrBobBobly at 14:07 on 25/03/11

max 4000 characters

Latest Stories in Christchurch


Local Jobs


Search for...

Min price is bigger than Max price
Min price is bigger than Max price
Min rent is bigger than Max rent