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Heritage building restoration boosted through city

MEDIA RELEASE
7 July 2005

Heritage building restoration
boosted through city funding

Six privately owned heritage buildings across the city have benefited from Auckland City Council’s $50,000 built heritage fund for 2005.

The built heritage fund, established this year, is designed to complement private owners’ own restoration and repair work, in recognition of the contribution these buildings make to the overall visual quality of the city.

“Through this fund we hope to support the work that private owners are planning to carry out to restore their own homes or buildings,” says Councillor Christine Caughey, chairperson of the Environment, Heritage and Urban Form Committee. “Auckland City recognises that this work will enhance the overall heritage cityscape and add to the visual quality of our city for all to enjoy.”

Successful applications include:
Building Funding Project description
23 Alten Road, CBD
Category A building $8,475 Repair and restoration work

Marivare House
19 Ranfurly Road, Epsom
Category B $8,000 Restoration and research

17 Renall Street, Freemans Bay
Category A building and Conservation A Zone $4,275 New foundations

St Judes Church
25 St Jude Street, Avondale
Category B building $1,250 Repair 5 stained glass windows

St Johns Methodist Church
229A Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby
Category B building $15,000 Restore the original heritage fabric of the building. Upgrade windows on front façade and stained glass windows.

St Patricks Cathedral
43 Wyndham Street, Auckland Central
Category A building $13,000 Conservation and restoration project

The criteria for applications made to the built heritage fund include:
- buildings must be of heritage significance and currently on the schedule of Buildings, Heritage Properties and, Places, Monuments and Objects of Special Value lists in the District Plan
- proposals must enhance the heritage significance of the item, such as essential repairs and maintenance to buildings, assistance for conservation plans, assistance for restoration and also enhancement of building facades
- funding is not retrospective and the project must start after the applicant receives notification that the application has been approved.

“Many of these projects are long-term and involve thousands, if not millions of dollars,” says Ms Caughey. “Our support for the restoration work is a further step in the overall commitment to protecting Auckland’s built heritage.”

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