Piko Wholefoods

Hanham & Philp Contractors Ltd were delighted to be involved with the rebuild of this iconic health foods retail store following the Canterbury earthquakes.

The project encompassed a turn key ground floor retail space, office space above, and new kitchen and store facilities within the ground floor of the existing semi attached building. The structure encompassed a ribraft floor slab on timber piles with a complex glue laminated timber structural frame.

Complex fire rating design and construction was associated with the existing semi attached building.


Rebuild of single level retail store including commercial kitchen and office space above (302m2).

  • Client

    Te Whanau Trust T/A Piko Wholefoods

  • Duration

    12 Months (2015)

  • Location

    229 Kilmore Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch

  • Architect

    Solarchitect Ltd

  • Engineers

    Engineering Design Consultants Ltd