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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Doomed buildings may be history under antiquities board grading

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... buildings; both are set to be demolished. The grading proposals, passed yesterday by the Antiquities Advisory Board, come a little more than a month after the board took public comment on the issue. The public was asked, among other questions, whether graded historic buildings should be granted legal protection. One of the buildings named in the board's proposal is the three-storey Nam Wah ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSERVATION

    Call for heritage fund to conserve city's old buildings

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by JOYCE NG AND OLGA WONG

    ... the trust had too few powers and not enough money. The study is part of a heritage policy review launched by the Antiquities Advisory Board ahead of a public consultation scheduled to take place ... grading of sites, which would still rest with the government and the Antiquities Advisory Board. It would be self-financing, with 65 per cent of income coming from investments and the rest from ...

  3. Jessville mansion fiasco reveals shortcomings of antiquities board

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... strategy on heritage grading needed', February 24) reveal the government's tendency to twist facts to suit its immediate goals. It is disgraceful that the Antiquities Advisory Board ... of taking up my offer to make a presentation, the board accepted, without comment or question, a claim by the head of the Antiquities Office that there was no cause for concern. It is high time ...

  4. Makeover looms for historic church

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Advisory Board member Dr Ng Cho-nam said that when the board rated the church he had hoped it would help preserve the historic structure. 'But the board's role was limited to discussing ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com A pre-war church with a grade three historic rating is to be redeveloped- a move that has left an antiquities adviser feeling 'rather helpless'. ...

  5. Nathan Rd plan irks heritage advisers

    Posted Sep 01st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Advisory Board yesterday, involves construction of an auditorium under the existing slope and landscaped area fronting the church at 138 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. The stone wall would ... to the board in September last year, the church proposed complete demolition of the wall for a full glass frontage. It suggested partial preservation after the board and the Antiquities and Monuments ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Andrew Lam takes over from Bernard Chan at helm of antiquities board

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AMY NIP AND OLGA WONG

    ... the Antiquities Advisory Board together with Bernard Chan during the Government Hill controversy has been appointed its new chairman. Andrew Lam Siu-lo will serve as head of the board for a term of two ... on the board for six years, helped Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to formulate his lands and urban planning policy during the chief's election campaign. He said yesterday he hoped the advisory ...

  7. Nod for redevelopment of two iconic buildings

    Posted Mar 20th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... tenement building. Planning consultant Kim Chan Kim-on said the developer originally wanted to demolish it but changed the plan after the Antiquities Advisory Board recommended this month ... Olga Wong Two iconic buildings in Mong Kok and Stanley will be turned into hotels after owners secured approval from the Town Planning Board yesterday. The board gave a green light ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Antiquities board launches public review of heritage policy

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:48am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Consultation looks into how to conserve historic buildings after failure to save Ho Tung Gardens Antiquities board seeks views on heritage policy The Antiquities Advisory Board is asking Hongkongers nine sets of questions in a two-month consultation to review the city's policy on the conservation of heritage buildings. Board chairman Andrew ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Departing antiquities chief Bernard Chan calls for heritage review

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... after chairing his final meeting with the Antiquities Advisory Board, Bernard Chan appeared relieved to have put the heritage hot seat behind him. Chan, known as "the king of public ... fellow members asked him to stay. He acknowledged a key difficulty in the board's relationship with the government. "Despite our advisory role, the public has an expectation we ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Antiquities board did not act over Ho Tung Gardens

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 02:53am by LETTERS

    ... to preserve Ho Tung Gardens and redevelop the West Wing office block. The Antiquities Advisory Board also failed. It sat by while this site with the highest possible rating was demolished. I wrote ... with the district council. By contrast, the only time that the community and Antiquities Advisory Board members really did fight for a heritage site, the Ohel Leah Synagogue on Robinson Road was preserved. ...




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