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  1. Queen's Pier to be moved despite call by advisers

    Posted Aug 18th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The government has ruled out restoring the demolished Queen's Pier to its original site, despite a call from its advisers on the Harbourfront Enhancement Committee. ... to rebuild Queen's Pier on the new Central harbourfront. Mrs Lam was speaking after the committee presented its recommendation that the pier be reassembled at the original site ...

  2. Restored Queen's Pier can be part of a vibrant waterfront

    Posted Dec 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alex Chan Tsz-wa questioned the value of preserving Edinburgh Place and Queen's Pier ('We have to draw a line at what deserves heritage status', December 18). He doubts ... for international investment, business, and visitors. Queen's Pier and Edinburgh Place should serve as Central waterfront's main address. Singapore offers a useful example. It redeveloped Boat ...

  3. Architects present design for 'inner harbour' at Queen's Pier

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Queen's Pier would be able to stand at its original site and face the harbour once again if a recreational 'inner harbour' was created, a group of architects ... connected to other spots on the shore by boats and a tram. The old Queen's Pier would stand on the mini-harbour frontage, re-establishing its historic position. The alignment would form ...

  4. Government risks new disputes if it railroads Queen's Pier plan

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and domination of pro-government members. The latest scandal of the Queen's Pier motions at these councils is really a reflection of this shameful reality. However, the government must understand that public opinion cannot be manipulated forever. Not so long ago, the battle to protect the Star Ferry pier and Queen's Pier was ignited by the realisation that the government was hiding ...

  5. Dismantled Queen's Pier can find a home at Tai Kok Tsui

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There have been a number of suggestions for the new location of Queen's Pier, including putting it in Western district. The Western district idea makes a lot of sense. There are those ... Queen's Pier must be rebuilt on a seafront location, where it can still function as a working pier. However, the question is where to put it. If it happens that Western is not suitable let me ...

  6. Kennedy Town the perfect spot for a relocated Queen's Pier

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As a user of Hong Kong harbour for the past 37 years, I am deeply concerned about the preservation of Queen's Pier. A pier is no longer a pier when it is not on the waterfront and provides no berthing facilities. Drying up the Queen's Pier is impractical and will make it becoming a bizarre-looking landmark. It should be relocated to Kennedy Town where ...

  7. Much achieved by Queen's Pier protests

    Posted Jul 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is no doubting the passion for heritage conservation among the protesters who have gone so far as to go on a hunger strike to stop Queen's Pier from being removed. ... Queen's Pier was determined in May to be a class one monument worthy of preservation and it will therefore survive, but not at its current location. It will be moved to a soon-to-be-decided site, ...

  8. Farewell voyage to set sail from Queen's Pier in protest at closure

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Harbour protection groups will launch a farewell voyage from Queen's Pier tomorrow in a last-ditch effort to save the old pier before it is closed on Thursday. Up to 500 people are expected to take part. Activists said the tour would feature a review of Queen's Pier and participants would see how the coastline along Victoria Harbour had been disfigured ...

  9. Activists split in battle over Queen's Pier

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A rift has developed between conservationists on how Queen's Pier should be preserved. The disagreement comes ahead of a meeting tomorrow between officials and lawmakers ... They denied backing down from their original stance. This puts them at odds with hardline activists, including those who tried to stop the Star Ferry Pier being demolished, who insist Queen ...

  10. Declaration challenges Queen's Pier demolition

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The government's decision to dismantle Queen's Pier goes against the central government's principles on heritage conservation, according to a joint declaration ... setting. Queen's Pier, a traditional landing point for British governors and royalty when they arrived on Hong Kong Island during colonial times, will hand over its function to Pier Number ...




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