Shoestore, Inglewood

Grant Type: 
Professional Advice Grant
Date funded: 
September 2019

The Shoestore in Inglewood is a local landmark also known as the Messenger Building after it’s architect Frank Messenger. The concrete party wall on the western side is the only earthquake-prone building element.

A Heritage EQUIP professional advice grant will support:

  • geotechnical investigation of ground conditions
  • detailed design for structural strengthening the party wall
  • ancilliary advisory services like a design features report and preparation of consent documents. 

New Zealand Heritage List - Heritage New Zealand website