Unreinforced Masonry Buildings

Update 28 Sept 2018: The below was written on 26 Sept 2018, but in the following two days, all of the buildings discussed below have been removed from the Wellington Council’s list of UnreinforcedĀ Masonry (URM) buildings except one – the Newtown Hotel building discussed below. 26 Sept 2018: A major deadline approaches in Wellington, and…