The latest news on the Canterbury Multi-Use Arena (CMUA).

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Latest update: Monday 15 February 2021 

  • Council staff and advisors are in the process of evaluating the Main Contractor proposals received for the design and construction of the CMUA.
  • The public consultation period for the CMUA operational noise management is open until 1 March 2021. A community drop-in session that was scheduled for 16 February at the Transitional Cathedral was postponed due to the COVID-19 Alert Level 2 restrictions. This drop-in session will now be held on Tuesday 23 February from 4.30pm to 6.30pm at the Transitional Cathedral.
  • RFPs for Project Management and Design Management services, Cost Management and Price Verifier services have been published.
  • Evaluation of the site decontamination tender has concluded, with a contract award expected by the end of February 2021.
  • On-site enabling works continue for the final utility disconnections and diversions before site decontamination works begin in March.
  • LINZ published the Cashel Street and Lichfield Street road stopping public notice on 15 December 2020. As a result of this formal road stopping, it's recommended that traffic use the routes below.

Cashel Street and Lichfield Street road closure map


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