13 Sep 2015

Rare glimpse of original Christchurch Town Hall Designs

From Standing Room Only, 1:34 pm on 13 September 2015

Now the Christchurch Town Hall rebuild is officially happening, a rare opportunity has come up to see the original plans from 1968.The Warren & Mahoney drawings are kept in the MacMillan Brown Libraries and they're releasing 20 large detailed reproductions for the exhibition in Sumner. Liam Nolan from the Christchurch City council and Samuel Miller from Lang Masters Hollywood3 Sumner talk about the plans, past and future, and the master builder behind the winning design Charles Luney. The Christchurch Town Hall drawings go on show on Wednesday at the Lang Master's Hollywood3 Cinema in Sumner. The drawings run alongside the Feature documentary "Charles Luney - Master Builder" (60minute colour documentary film) - narrated by John Coley, soundtrack by Blair Parkes and directed by Samuel Miller.