Bridgewater Courts – Social Housing

Project Name
Bridgewater Courts - Social Housing
Christchurch City Council

Bridgewater Courts is a social housing complex owned by the Christchurch City Council consisting of 23 residential units. The residential units are timber-framed buildings with timber roof trusses supporting lightweight metal roofs. Walls and ceilings are lined with GIB board. The primary cladding is 90mm block veneer. Foundations are strip footings and the concrete slabs are 100mm thick.


The residential units at Bridgewater Courts suffered minor to moderate damage to non-structural elements during the 2010 / 2011 earthquakes.


Remedial repair works to wall cracks and opened wall joints, remove dislodged blocks from roof apex area, re-gib, painting, electrical test and replacement, plumbing check and replacement, new floor coverings, new roofing iron, exterior brick and block work, asbestos tests and removal, methamphetamine testing,  exterior painting and hard landscaping works.


The works commenced in February 2017 and were completed over 5 stages and received individual practical completion certificates for each stage. The final works were completed early in October 2017.