Fever Hospital (Former)
140 Alexandra Road, Wellington
List Entry Information
List Entry Status
List Entry Type
Historic Place Category 2
Private/No Public Access
22nd August 1991
Lot 4 DP 316137 (CT 63103), Wellington Land District
This historic place was registered under the Historic Places Act 1980. The following text is from the original Proposal for Classification report considered by the NZHPT Board at the time of registration.
Historical Significance: Originally known as the Chest Hospital, it was designed as a hospital for isolating patients with infectious diseases.
Architectural Significance: a good example of Arts and Crafts.
Crichton & McKay
No biography is currently available for this construction professional
1918 - 1919
A good example of Arts and Crafts
1st August 1991
Report Written By
The conversion of the Fever Hospital into the SPCA Wellington headquarters won a merit award at the Property Council New Zealand Rider Levett Bucknall awards, 2014.
A copy of the original report is available from the NZHPT Central region office
Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.