New Brighton Regeneration Project

DCL has put together an information booklet that gives an update on all the elements of the New Brighton Regeneration Project. 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…

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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. DCL’s purpose is laid out in our Statement of Intent – 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…

Engagement: Christchurch Hot Pools

Development Christchurch Limited (DCL) is looking for your feedback on early design ideas. The idea for a hot pools complex was raised by residents during the New Brighton Suburban Centre Master Plan engagement process. The aim is to create a regional attraction that kick-starts New Brighton’s revitalisation, drawing people into the village centre and supporting…

New Brighton Beachside Playground

Work has started on New Brighton’s new Beachside Playground. Late last year, the local community shared their ideas for the playground, and earlier this year local school pupils were also asked to take part in the design. The ideas have been pulled together to create a concept that includes three distinctive play zones – a…

The Creating Momentum Regeneration Fund

Update, September 2017: Funding available under the Creating Momentum Regeneration Fund is now extremely limited, and we expect the fund will be exhausted in the coming months. 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…

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

DCL runs a Regeneration Hub at the Coastal-Burwood Community Board Rooms in New Brighton to serve as a space for the community to learn about and discuss the regeneration of New Brighton. Project team staff from all three agencies are there to: Have meaningful discussions over the purpose of the agencies. Inform the community about…

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…

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…