From the MED to Southpower to Orion

The corner building was completed in 1938-39 and used by the Christchurch power provider in its varying guises over time. It was damaged in the earthquakes and later demolished.

From the MED to Southpower to Orion

The corner building was completed in 1938-39 and used by the Christchurch power provider in its varying guises over time. It was damaged in the earthquakes and later demolished.

From the MED to Southpower to Orion

The corner building was completed in 1938-39 and used by the Christchurch power provider in its varying guises over time. It was damaged in the earthquakes and later demolished.

From the MED to Southpower to Orion

The corner building was completed in 1938-39 and used by the Christchurch power provider in its varying guises over time. It was damaged in the earthquakes and later demolished.

From the MED to Southpower to Orion

The corner building was completed in 1938-39 and used by the Christchurch power provider in its varying guises over time. It was damaged in the earthquakes and later demolished.

From the MED to Southpower to Orion

The corner building was completed in 1938-39 and used by the Christchurch power provider in its varying guises over time. It was damaged in the earthquakes and later demolished.

From the MED to Southpower to Orion

The corner building was completed in 1938-39 and used by the Christchurch power provider in its varying guises over time. It was damaged in the earthquakes and later demolished.

The new M.E.D building, view from north west corner

Early 1939

Before clock installed

Creator: Municipal Electricity Department

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

Source: Archive 1050

Reference ID: CCL-MED-0046

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Amazing to see this building again. Had forgotten it was Art Deco style.

The M.E.D building during renovations

1957

Between September and October 1957

Creator: Municipal Electricity Department

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

Source: Archive 1050

Reference ID: CCL-MED-0047

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The new M.E.D building at night

1939

Office building 1939. Night view of new office building, ablaze with light, 1939.

Creator: Municipal Electricity Department

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

Source: Archive 1050

Reference ID: CCL-MED-0074

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Moving clock into position, new M.E.D building,

May 1939

Clock into new position on new building, May 1939.

Creator: Municipal Electricity Department

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

Source: Archive 1050

Reference ID: CCL-MED-0094

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Southpower Building

27 February 2005

218 Manchester Street

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

Source: Kete Christchurch

Reference ID: CCL-Kete-12037

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MED= municipal electricity department

MED Building from the air 1939

1939

The M.E.D. Building is shown at the centre of this photo, on the corner of Armagh and Manchester Streets, Christchurch, in 1939. Looking to the right up Manchester Street the Christchurch City Council Building and the Civic Theatre can be seen. Behind the M.E.D. on Gloucester Street, the four story 3YA Building and Transmission Tower can also be seen. In the foreground is the Avon River and the Band Rotunda.

Area: Central City / Central Christchurch - East

Source: Kete Christchurch

Reference ID: CCL-Kete-1737

Uploaded by: Christchurch City Libraries

Copyright status: In copyright

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Aerial view centered on MED Buildings

1990

Aerial view showing block New Regent, Manchester, Armagh & Gloucester Streets. Shows old MED building, the original tepid baths to the right; CCC Car parking building; Charlie B Backpackers (formerly Latimer Dance Hall); Latimer Square top right.

Source: Entry in the 2014 Photo Hunt by Jean Sherman.

Reference ID: CCL-PH14-318

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