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Development Christchurch Limited (DCL) was established as one of three new public sector agencies that collaborate in the regeneration and redevelopment of Christchurch, New Zealand. We’re here to contribute to the well-being of Christchurch through the improved economic, social, community, and environmental outcomes that successful development, investment and regeneration bring.  We are carrying out this mandate by facilitating,…

New Brighton Beachside Playground

Public feedback is being sought on a concept design for the New Brighton Beachside Playground based on ideas from the community and local schools. Concept designs are now available to view. Late last year, the local community shared their ideas for the playground, and earlier this year local school pupils were also asked to take…

The Creating Momentum Regeneration Fund

We understand that true regeneration doesn’t just come from building major facilities or making big moves – it comes ground up from the community. That’s why DCL has created the New Brighton Creating Momentum Regeneration Fund. The purpose of the fund is to empower people in the community to undertake projects, initiatives, events or business…

The Hot Salt Water Pools Project

The Hot Salt Water Pools Project is actually two projects in one – an upgrade and substantial expansion of the existing whale pool play area, and the development of a new hot salt water pools facility. It has been talked about for some time now, through the New Brighton Suburban Master Plan, Christchurch City Council’s…

New Brighton Regeneration Hub

Christchurch City Council have opened a community Regeneration Hub in New Brighton with support from Development Christchurch Limited (DCL) and Regenerate Christchurch. This Hub will serve as a space for the community to learn about and discuss the regeneration of New Brighton with staff from the three agencies. Project team staff from all three agencies…

Who’s Doing What In Christchurch’s Regeneration?

Christchurch is going through a period of exciting transformation, with public sector agencies contributing to regeneration in ways reflecting their areas of expertise. While each agency differs in their tasks and responsibilities, we are all working together, with the community, towards the common goal of co-creating a renewed, vibrant and exciting Christchurch. In regenerating our city,…

Christchurch Adventure Park

DCL is acting as the Christchurch City Council’s representative for the Christchurch Adventure Park. The Christchurch Adventure Park is located on the Port Hills, just 5km from the city centre and within easy distance from Christchurch International Airport. It is owned by Port Hills Leisure Ltd, which comprises a number of investors. Attractions at the Christchurch…

Peterborough Quarter

DCL is responsible for the development of the former Convention Centre site between Kilmore and Peterborough Streets, known as the ‘Peterborough Quarter’. Following a tender process, a preferred purchaser for the site has been selected and we are partnering together to see the development deliver exceptional outcomes for Christchurch. The site will see a comprehensive mixed-use development…

New Brighton Regeneration Project

June 2017 A series of projects that aim to revitalise New Brighton’s foreshore and commercial core, attract new residents and visitors, and provide better public amenity are now pushing ahead. DCL is leading the New Brighton Regeneration Project with the backing of Christchurch City Council. The New Brighton Regeneration Project encompasses the delivery of the…

What We Do

DCL is a Council Controlled Trading Organisation (CCTO) and a wholly owned subsidiary of Christchurch City Holdings Ltd (CCHL), the Council’s commercial holdings company. We work for Christchurch City Council and alongside Regenerate Christchurch, Ōtākaro and other agencies and stakeholders to contribute to the regeneration of Christchurch. DCL, with our public sector and community group partners, is taking…