Assessment and Strengthening

Spencer Holmes Limited has vast experience with Seismic assessments of a range of buildings in Wellington and throughout New Zealand. Engineers from Spencer Holmes Limited have carried out hundreds of Rapid Assessments of building post-earthquake following the Gisborne, Christchurch, Seddon and Kaikoura Earthquakes. In addition we undertake Initial Seismic Assessments and Detailed Seismic Assessments of buildings for clients with relation to insurance, tenancy agreements and earthquake prone building status. Following on from assessments Spencer Holmes Limited provides a range of building strengthening advice and options to work with the existing structural system and architectural requirements.

We have vast experience with the Wellington City Council EQP building process and with our long history in Wellington have intimate knowledge of most buildings. 

We have been involved in Assessment and strengthening in earthquake affected areas such as Christchurch and Gisborne. We provide:

  • Initial Seismic Assessments
  • Strengthening Schemes
  • Full Strengthening Design


We have worked on many new build timber and steel portal frame warehouses in the greater Wellington Region.

Commercial Buildings

Spencer Holmes has developed a large portfolio of commercial building spaces, ranging from new builds to refurbishments.

Commercial Fitouts

We have been involved in a large range of hi-end commercial fitouts of existing buildings.

Commercial Residential

We have worked on a range of new Multi-storey and multi-unit town house developmentsS