Story: Beaven, Peter Jamieson

Tonbridge Mews, Christchurch

A collection of white townhouses with grey roofs of different sizes and shapes.

Tonbridge Mews, designed by Peter Beaven in 1973–74, is built around a series of courtyards in Merivale, Christchurch. It was inspired by the Canterbury Provincial Council Buildings designed by Benjamin Mountfort more than a century earlier. 

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Ian J. Lochhead. 'Beaven, Peter Jamieson', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6b12/beaven-peter-jamieson (accessed 13 August 2022)