Objection to proposed retail/residential development for 150 Riddiford St, Newtown

Petition details

The purpose of this petition is to raise awareness of and formally object to the style & character of the proposed retail/residential development for 150 Riddiford St Newtown. This design shows no empathy with the heritage buildings alongside, and the 4 story structure will have a detrimental impact on the adjacent businesses and residential dwellings affecting light, privacy and noise levels.

Submitted by Frances Connor
Date declined 22 December 2009
Status Declined

Background information

Newtown Residents association website states that 'of all the surburban centres in the city, only Newtown retains a significent proportion of turn of the century (comercial buildings). This give a distinctive character to the centre which the Council seeks to maintain and enhance' - see "Newtown Suburban Centre Design Guide



What happened to this petition?

This petition was declined for the following reason:

This petition was unable to be accepted because of the legal processes that the Wellington City Council is required to follow.