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CHEUNG SHA WAN

The Sham Shui Po District covers an area of about 1047 hectares, with a population of about 350 000. As it was one of the earliest developed districts in Hong Kong, it was once a commercial, industrial and transportation hub of the territory. Nowadays Sham Shui Po District is covered mainly by residential buildings and public housing estates. Factories and warehouses are still being concentrated mainly in Cheung Sha Wan.

Ex Cheung Sha Wan abattoir was closed in year 1999. It was built in year 1969. A project involves the construction of a new slaughterhouse in Sheung Shui to replace the Kennedy Town and Cheung Sha Wan abattoirs.
Cheung Sha Wan abattoir
Cheung Sha Wan abattoir
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment
This redevelopment project around Un Chau Street / Hing Wah Street / Castle Peak Road will replace a site area including 24 buildings, 291 households, 59 shops by a development including a residential and commercial high-rise building.
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment

Yau Tsim Mong District Council had urged the government to move the Yau Ma Tei fruit market to Cheung Sha Wan for more than 20 years.

Many Cheung Sha Wan buildings were built in the 1950s and include shops and restaurants on the ground level with walk-up residential buildings.
Cheung Sha Wan
Cheung Sha Wan
Cheung Sha Wan
Many Cheung Sha Wan buildings were built in the 1950s and include shops and restaurants on the ground level with walk-up residential buildings.
Cheung Sha Wan
This redevelopment project around Po On Road / Wai Wai Road will replace a site area including 19 buildings, 300 households, 30 shops by a residential, commercial area with Government, institution and community facilities.
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopments
The new Development Content includes Residential area about 18 270 square meters (about 330 units), a Commercial area about 3654 square meters and Government, institution and community facilities about 2200 square meters.
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment
This development has required the Hong Kong Housing Society to acquire about 157 properties, costing an estimated 240 millions HKD. The total development cost of the project is about 720 millions HKD.
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment
Cheung Sha Wan is an area where urban decay is serious in Hong Kong. So the government has decided to carry out urban renewal project. Many 1930s buildings still exists. Squatters are also present in this district. Many age-old residential buildings are waiting for renovation carried out by the government.
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment
Cheung Sha Wan district was characterized by public housing estates with sub-standard facilities. There were several under-utilized and obsolete industrial land uses located close to existing and proposed housing areas.
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopmento
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment

There is a target to restructure Cheung Sha Wan is "To Revive the District". The main features include redeveloping the factory estates; creating a new district center at Tonkin Street with an urban square and a gateway waterfront development; as well as providing new boulevards, pedestrian linkages, open spaces and educational facilities.

Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment
There is an aim to revive the whole district by making better use of strategically located sites, identifying new potential development areas and providing improved transport facilities.
Cheung Sha Wan redevelopment


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