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Visited on Tuesday 22nd May. We went search for the container shops and were disappointed they were nolonger there. I guess for the locals things are getting back to normal and a new shopping centre will open on this spot soon.
Before the earthquakes this street was lined with charming Victorian and Edwardian frontages. They all fell down and killed people. Then we had some years of it as a no go redzone. Next we had the quirky container mall which was fun. This has been...More
70% of the buildings are destroyed in the earth quake
Basically whole city is rebuilding
It is sad
The containers mall are no longer there
They are rebuilding new buildings
Everywhere are constructions after constructions
Cashel street however are the most modern part of christchurch...More
I haven't been into Cashel St. & surrounds since the earthquake. I missed the shipping container shops while they were there but they have now been replaced by new & boring buildings just like everywhere else. Now no character, high prices & no need to...More
It is lovely watching Cashel Street come back to life after the earthquake, but I really missed the shipping container mall that served as the central shopping area for many years. Even so, Cashel Street will be beautiful once fully finished. I hope there will...More
After the devastation of the 2011 earthquakes which saw several fatalities on Cashel St, the rebuild is slowly taking shape. Anchored by the beautifully restored Bridge of Remembrance at one end and Ballantynes Department Store in the middle, Cashel now features most of the high...More
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The Re:START container mall was born from the need to breathe new life into the Christchurch central city, following the devastating earthquake on 22 February, 2011. Best time of the year to visit - spring is pretty... More
The Re:START container mall was born from the need to breathe new life into the Christchurch central city, following the devastating earthquake on 22 February, 2011. Best time of the year to visit - spring is pretty beautiful in the garden city. Facilities and services - same as any Mall. Benefit to the customer, you get to be part of our transitional city, to see the rebuild alongside the devistation - its pretty amazing. Some of the projects going on are like nothing in NZ, its exciting, come be part of it.