Digital Photograph: Lyttelton Sea Foods, Norwich Quay, Lyttelton

Maker
Michael Davies
Production date
19 Nov 2011
Description
One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 19 November 2011 showing the temporary premises of Lyttelton Sea Foods in a relocatable building on Norwich Quay. The building is located on the site of the Lyttelton Hotel. Also visible in the photograph are (left to right) the side of Shadbolt House, the rear of the Pacifica Building which was the Christchurch City Council Service Centre, the rear of the former supermarket with the decks of the Wunderbar on the top story, and Independent Provedoring Company office and warehouse.
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With many of the commercial buildings in Lyttelton damaged or demolished, businesses facing an uncertain future had to become inventive in their efforts to keep trading. Both the Lyttelton Bakery and Lyttelton Sea Foods began operating from portable buildings on Norwich Quay, a block away from their pre-earthquake premises. These images of the portable buildings show them in their first location, they were subsequently moved to the eastern end of Norwich Quay to avoid being fenced off in the exclusion zone for the demolition of Shadbolt House (the neighbouring six storey building).
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Norwich Quay
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DSCF1549
Accession number
2013.17.119

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