Digital Photograph: Mitre Hotel

Michael Davies
Production date
26 May 2013
One landscape colour digital photograph taken on 26 May 2013 on the corner of Norwich Quay and Canterbury Street, Lyttelton. The photograph shows the Mitre Hotel surrounded by temporary fencing.
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Three years after the 2010-2011 earthquakes there are still many uncertainties about which buildings can or will be retained. These buildings, or parts of buildings, sit behind safety fencing awaiting decisions from their owners, insurers and engineers. The Mitre Tavern on Norwich Quay is in this category. In 2013 the owner was actively contributing to the 'Save the Mitre Tavern' Facebook page. He detailed online the work undertaken between earthquakes to stabilise the building and his future plans to strengthen the building.
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Norwich Quay
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