Fairview Park

In Brief

Details of proposed work on Kam Pok Road published in Gazette

Saturday, 13 November, 2010, 12:00am

Assurance over supply to households

The government says Chevron, a liquefied petroleum gas supplier that will end service to households in August, will ensure a smooth transition to another company to maintain supply. More than 32,000 households, including 5,500 in Park Island at Ma Wan and 5,000 from Fairview Park in Yuen Long, will be affected by Chevron's decision to drop out of the market.

29 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Fairview Park, villagers shake on road deal

Fairview Park managers and nearby villagers reached a deal yesterday in their decade-old dispute over the use of a private road through the estate after two days of intervention by New Territories heavyweight and executive councillor Lau Wong-fat.

20 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

How much longer can Fairview Park row be a 'private matter'?

As a resident of Fairview Park, I'd like to ask exactly when civil disobedience and criminal trespass become issues for police intervention.

20 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Villagers claim upper hand in fight over road

The developer of Fairview Park in Yuen Long might have the right to restrict trucks using its private road but Tai Sang Wai villagers have the right to use Fairview Park Boulevard according to a land lease signed in 1973, a village representative and a lawyer said yesterday.

19 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Councillors baulk at bill for Fairview Park

Yuen Long district councillors yesterday objected to a government plan that seeks HK$1.5 million from the council to pay for maintenance of Fairview Park Boulevard.

18 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

How the dispute unfolded

Feb 26, 1998 Yuen Long Provisional District Board unanimously endorses government proposal to erect traffic signs banning heavy vehicles from Fairview Park Boulevard after Kam Pok Road opens.

Early 2005 Government decides to open Kam Pok Road on June 30 for heavy vehicles and installs traffic sings prohibiting container trucks from using the privately owned boulevard.

17 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

A time for cool heads at Fairview Park

A clash of legitimate self-interests combined with poor urban planning has resulted in extraordinary scenes at Fairview Park, a low-rise garden-house development in Yuen Long. Residents have been trying to stop container trucks taking a short cut through their community.

17 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Rush-hour truck ban may solve war between residents, drivers

Hopes emerged last night that a lingering dispute over truckers' use of a private road leading to Fairview Park, in Yuen Long, could be resolved after the two rival sides agreed to consider a government concession proposal.

17 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Truckers plan blockade today

San Tin villagers threatened to block the entrance to Fairview Park in Yuen Long today after gates and road signs were put up to keep trucks off the private road through the estate yesterday morning.

Security guards were sent to gates set up at entrances and exits of the estate to divert container trucks to Beer House Lane and Kam Pok Road.

16 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Public has no truck with empty promises

A long-running row between residents of Fairview Park in Yuen Long and truck-driving villagers over their vehicles' use of a private road hit the headlines again last week when more than 20 elderly villagers sat in a row on stools to block the main entrance to the estate.

15 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Threat of truck blockade at estate

Truck-driving villagers may use their vehicles to block the entrance to Fairview Park if the Yuen Long estate's management goes ahead with plans to install a gate to keep them off a private road.

13 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Proposal may end long-running feud over road at Fairview Park

The government is studying a proposal that may end a long-running dispute over rights to use a private road in Yuen Long's Fairview Park development.

The proposal for the government to shoulder the maintenance cost of Fairview Park Boulevard came after a standoff between residents of the estate and nearby villagers who blocked the entrance yesterday.

11 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Barriers expected to go up soon on road where truck killed boy, 12

A barrier is expected to be installed soon to block trucks from a private road in Fairview Park after no one claimed right of way over the road before a deadline more than a week ago.

21 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Fairview residents await nod on barrier

Residents in Fairview Park, on a private road through the Yuen Long housing estate, hope to end soon the saga concerning their road, which has been severely damaged by heavy truck traffic and needs repair.

The road has been used as a short cut between the border and New Territories container depots, and in February last year a 12-year-old boy was killed by a truck.

2 Oct 2008 - 12:00am