Former Post and Telegraph Building, Wellington

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Former Post & Telegraph Building
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The building at night in 2012
General information
Architectural styleArt Deco
LocationHerd and Chaffers Streets, Wellington, New Zealand
Coordinates41°17′27″S 174°47′05″E / 41.290849°S 174.784766°E / -41.290849; 174.784766Coordinates: 41°17′27″S 174°47′05″E / 41.290849°S 174.784766°E / -41.290849; 174.784766
Design and construction
ArchitectEdmund Anscombe
The building in 2005 before renovation

The former Post and Telegraph Building, now known as Chaffers Dock Apartments, is a building located in Wellington, New Zealand.

The building, located on Herd Street, was designed by Edmund Anscombe and built in 1939. It originally had two full-size tennis courts on the roof.[1] The courts were later demolished to make way for a sixth storey. The building ceased to be used by New Zealand Post in the late 1980s.

The building was refurbished in the mid-2000s, and currently houses a mix of apartments, restaurants and shops.


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