Project Description

Housing NZ, Britomart, Wellington – Armstrong Downes Construction

Turfrey Scope of works includes Plumbing, Roofing, Sub Floor Drainage to the entire complex.

Housing New Zealand has announced about 120 new one-bedroom state homes proposed for Wellington.

Existing Housing NZ sites in Britomart St in Berhampore, Hanson St in Mt Cook, Owen St in Newtown, and the site of the McLean Flats on The Terrace will be developed in the proposed $40 million project.

Resource consent had already been applied for in Hanson St while the other three were not so far down the path.

Housing NZ asset development acting general manager Patrick Dougherty said the units would be built to modern standards, “fully insulated with carpets and curtains and designed to maximise the sun”.

The social housing provider was calling for expressions of interest from construction companies.

“Wellington has ongoing demand for social housing, particularly for smaller one bedroom properties.

“The proposed new homes will offer a much better standard of living for those people.”