Otago Daily Times

Bring­ing down build­ing be­gins

- PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY

De­mo­li­tion of the for­mer Ware­house Sta­tionery build­ing in Cum­ber­land St, Dunedin, to make way for a new hos­pi­tal be­gan this week.

Pile test­ing will also be­gin soon, as struc­tural engi­neers be­gin to look at how best to pre­pare the sites for the new fa­cil­ity.

The test­ing will de­ter­mine the best way for­ward for build­ing on the site and will be­gin on Oc­to­ber 20 and fin­ish on Novem­ber 21.

De­mo­li­tion will con­tinue along­side pile test­ing, mov­ing on to the for­mer Wil­son’s park­ing build­ing.

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