Work has started on the demoltion of the BP building. Erected netween 1968 and 1973 this 10 storey office building suffered damage to the stairwells after the 2013 Seddon earthquakes. Original structural design by Stephenson and Turner with the replacement bulding being by Dunning Thornton. The new building will be a total of 14 stories. The new building is expected to $80 million dollars and be completed in 2017. The building has asbestos throughout and therefore complicating the demolition.
Sky can now be seen looking up through the top floor. 8 September 2015
More daylight starting to show through
Getting down to the last couple of stories now 30 November 2015