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  1. Authority strives to save Wan Chai Market

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Joseph Lau Luen-hung. Wan Chai district councillors and leading architects have urged the authority and the owner of the market to rule out demolition in any development proposal. Two more ... Chester Yung and Martin Wong The Urban Renewal Authority and a property developer are looking for ways to preserve Wan Chai Market. The authority's new chairman, Barry Cheung ...

  2. Antiquities board makes last-ditch plea to save Wan Chai Market

    Posted Sep 30th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of a new indoor market nearby. The scheme received the blessing of the antiquities board, the Town Planning Board and the Wan Chai District Board in the mid-1990s. A group of leading architects, Wan Chai district councillors and environmental activists formed the taskforce earlier this year. It proposed a land exchange under which the market would be preserved and a 45-storey tower ...

  3. Wan Chai prime site lures developers

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and contractors to express interest in a rare supply of residential land made available through the Urban Renewal Authority's (URA) Wan Chai housing redevelopment. After more than a year without ... for sale. 'Even major developers are interested in this relatively small site, as the demand for residential units in Wan Chai is great, but there has been no major supply of land ...

  4. Rats targeted in five districts

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Efforts to eradicate rats were boosted in five districts after the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department found increased infestation rates in the first half of this year. Of 19 districts assessed, Kwun Tong (18.8 per cent), Tuen Mun (16.7 per cent), Eastern (15.6 per cent), Islands (12 per cent) and Southern (11.8 per cent) rated highest. Tai Po, Wan Chai ...

  5. Providing service, and with a smile, too

    Posted Aug 18th 2007, 12:00am by Bernard Wan

    ... Security ServicesSubtle shift in priorities as guards learn to interface with customers Security companies in Hong Kong are not only expected to deliver the most sophisticated security systems and effective solutions to protect people's lives and pro ...

  6. 'Balanced option' for Wan Chai market

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Main facade retained in developer's plan Only 40 per cent of the Wan Chai market's gross floor area will be preserved under the developer's plan because it has ... the style of the market. Another board member, Bernard Lim Wan-fung, welcomed the proposal. 'The plan preserves most of the architectural features cherished by Hong Kong people,' he said. ...

  7. Developer saves Wan Chai market

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu New redevelopment blueprint turns Wedding Card St into Wedding City A new blueprint for heritage conservation in Wan Chai was mapped out yesterday after the Urban Renewal Authority agreed to preserve the facade of the Wan Chai market and oversee a HK$300 million revitalisation of the area's main historic sites. The latest arrangement will transform Lee Tung ...

  8. Wan Chai Market facade may stay

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Plan to preserve part of Bauhaus structure The Urban Renewal Authority is looking into the possibility of preserving the facade of Wan Chai Market, according to a source close ... buildings [of the Zenith development] must share the management fee together. If no building is to be built on the Wan Chai Market site, it will be unfair to the residents of the other three ...

  9. Swire wins Wan Chai site on HK$1.36b bid

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fulton Mak Swire Properties yesterday acquired Tai Sang Commercial Building in Wan Chai at auction for HK$1.36 billion or HK$7,334 per sq ft, extending its Pacific Place footprint. ... chairman of Tai Sang Bank, acquired the site at No7 Bonham Strand West and No171 Wing Lok Street in Sheung Wan for HK$25.2 million, 119 per cent above the opening bid. The 1,392 sq ft site at No50 ...

  10. Wan Chai Market features may be saved

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporters Developers of the Wan Chai Market site say they are aware of the public concern for heritage conservation and will consider retaining some of its characteristics. However Lau Ming-wai, executive director of Chinese Estates Holdings, co-developer of the market with the Urban Renewal Authority, said there are problems with preserving the market, which ...




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