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Lawson Field Theatre

Upgrade project

Earthquake strengthening and facility improvements to the Lawson Field Theatre.

Improvements include: roof and cladding; drainage; firewall with neighbouring building; seating and access; and theatre system.

Project status

May 2018 - Council has given the green light to proceed with a $3.6 million upgrade of the Lawson Field Theatre.

Construction is likely to begin in July and estimated to take 13 months to complete.

Budget:

$1.1m Council contribution. Total project budget $3m projected costs.
$350k grant - Lotteries Commission for earthquake strengthening.
$417k grant - Ministry of Arts Culture & Health for earthquake strengthening.
Council staff will investigate community funding options

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About the project

What work we're doing at the same time as the earthquake strengthening work

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