280 Hardy Street, Nelson

Grant Type: 
Upgrade Works Grant
Date funded: 
May 2020

Built in 1860, and currently home to the Sprig and Fern Tavern, 280 Hardy Street is scheduled as a heritage item in the Nelson District plan. The building has undergone strengthening in 1994 and some alterations in 2004. An initial seismic assessment in 2016 rated the building as 10%NBS. 

The Heritage EQUIP upgrade works grant will go towards establishing ground floor structural steel portal frames at the street frontage, installing strap bracing to the underside of the footpath veranda joists, and installing brace lining to the front bar area.