Way forward for Asteron constructing unsure after seismic danger evaluation

Asteron Centre, 55 Featherston Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011

2021-07-14 23:26:20

The way forward for Wellington’s largest workplace constructing is unsure following a brand new seismic evaluation.

Asteron Centre, 55 Featherston Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011

Asteron Constructing.
Photograph: RNZ / Aaron Smale

The largest tenant, Inland Income, has informed as much as a thousand of its workers to avoid the 17-storey Asterton Constructing on Featherston Avenue, after the invention {that a} new seismic evaluation is poorer than the one beforehand issued.

IRD workers have been informed to make money working from home till the constructing is strengthened.

The Civil Aviation Authority additionally operates within the constructing and has informed its workers to remain residence for the subsequent two days.

Insurance coverage firm Asteron Life informed workers to remain residence for the remainder of this week till they know extra.

Hospitality staff within the constructing say they haven’t been informed in regards to the potential danger.

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