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Earthquake strengthening is set to get under way shortly on the iconic 114-year-old building. The lane between the Michael Fowler Centre and the Town Hall, and the car park will be affected but the Michael Fowler Centre will remain open during the works.
Wellington City Council will begin work on the exterior of the Town Hall shortly, before the main refurbishment starts later in the year.
The venue is due to be reopened in 2021 as a joint facility between Wellington City Council, the New Zealand School of Music and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and our team look forward to having this historic auditorium back in action.
Key changes to the area around the Town Hall include:
For more information on the Town Hall strengthening, visit wcc.govt.nz.
As noted above, the Wellington City Council will close the Michael Fowler Centre car park on 1 May 2018. We're currently working with those hirers that are affected to come up with other alternatives.
If you have any questions, please contact Alana Bicknell.