Topic: Sol Square

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SOL Square, is  an acronym for “South of Lichfield Square”

In the early 2000s Christchurch developer Dave Henderson transformed a collection of inner-city warehouses into Sol Square, which contains restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Venues included

  • Fish & Chip Shop (Bar & Restaurant)
  • The Yellow Cross
  • La Petite Croix
  • Vinum
  • Cleaners Only
  • Fat Eddies
  • Toast
  • Base
  • Minx
  • Graffiti White
  • Ishimoto
  • Cartel
  • His lordships Café and Bar

For a time the area was highly successful, but in November 2010 Henderson was declared bankrupt, and in February 2011 the area was badly damaged in the earthquake and was cordoned off within the red zone.In 2015 it was still lying dormant waiting for a developer to rescue it. 

Located in Struthers Lane and His Lordships Lane, Between Manchester, Tuam and Lichfield streets, Christchurch 8001

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