Demolition work continues on the former hospitality
complex at Dunedin's Carisbrook yesterday.
The final stage of demolition started last week on the
four-storey, concrete hospitality complex.
Work is scheduled to be completed by the end of March.
Construction company Calder Stewart Ltd bought the site for
$3.5 million from the Dunedin City Council last June, half
the $7 million the council paid the Otago Rugby Football
Union for the ground in 2009.
A fundraising project by Dunedin Rotary clubs, the Carisbrook
Rotary Project, raised $200,000 through the sale of stadium
turf, seating, signage and other memorabilia, Carisbrook
Rotary Project committee member Lindsay Thorburn said
The remaining rubble would be crushed into aggregate for
future developments and the vacant site fenced off, Southern
Demolition owner Alan Edge said.
The only reminder of the site's former sporting career will
be the historic brick Neville St turnstile building, which is
to be incorporated into a pocket park, as part of the