New store designs revealed

Blackwell’s are pleased to release the illustrations of our proposed new building. There will be exciting new features, including office space above the store and a space on the corner for a café.

Designed by architects Wilkie + Bruce, and supported by Lumleys, the new building is planned to be stated two years from the day of the first earthquake in September 2010.

Blackwells proposed store - Eastern-elevation
Blackwell’s proposed store – Eastern-elevation

Above is a view of the proposed building design, as conceived by architects, Wilkie + Bruce. The front will retain the Blackwell’s logo on the front corner, as the old store used to.

Below is a view of the North end of the building, where we hope to have space for a café.

Blackwell's proposed new building cafe view
Blackwell’s proposed new building showing the corner café

Much of this is still a work-in-progress, and we will post updates on this website as news becomes available.

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