Digital Photograph: Shadbolt House, Norwich Quay, Lyttelton

Maker
Michael Davies
Production date
19 Nov 2011
Description
One portrait colour digital photograph taken on 19 November 2011 showing Shadbolt House prior to its demolition.
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Lyttelton's tallest building before its demolition was built in 1961 as the offices of the Lyttelton Harbour Board. At the time it was demolished the building was known as Shadbolt House and was owned by Independent Fisheries. The top floor of the building was home to Volcano Radio 88.5FM, the Lyttelton community radio station. Following the earthquakes the station resumed broadcasting until some of the equipment in Shadbolt House failed in July 2011. The building was demolished in October 2012.
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Norwich Quay
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DSCF1548
Accession number
2013.17.118

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Originally built for the Lyttelton Harbour Board. The Board had a matching building in Madras Street central Christchurch

- Lex Calder

Posted on 23-05-2020 07:55:42



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