Sumpter's Exchange

11 Tyne Street

Sumpter’s Exchange Chambers was built in 1876 for Mr George Sumpter a prominent pioneer and merchant.  He became the first town clerk of Oamaru and later Mayor of Oamaru and founding member of the Oamaru Harbour Board. 

Sumpter's Exchange is a single storey building and unlike many, the rear of the building facing onto Harbour Street features arched windows with side sills. 

Trust History

Sumpter's Exchange came into Trust ownership in 1989.   


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