The Category 1 heritage status Wellington Town Hall was opened in 1904 and is renowned for its acoustics.

The $135m value heritage project provided a special place for Wellingtonians and focused on preserving the building’s heritage through construction and providing a high level of protection against future earthquakes.

Tonkin + Taylor provided geotechnical and contaminated land expertise to the project.


  • Contaminated Land 
  • Geotechnical expertise including screw piles, basement, heritage and foundation work, and underpinning work for the structure


  • Wellington City Council


  • 2018 – 2022

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