Luk Yeung Sun Chuen

Tsuen Wan flat sales rise after waterfront site goes for high price

The Tsuen Wan waterfront land sale triggered a jump in the number of transactions in Luk Yeung Sun Chuen.

Home sales volumes in Tsuen Wan were boosted last week by bargain hunters betting that the high price paid for a waterfront site in the area would drive flat values higher.

Wednesday, 30 January, 2013, 4:07am

Cheung Kong's aggressive bid for Tsuen Wan site boosts sentiment

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has clarified policy.Photo: Sam Tsang

Aggressive bidding by Cheung Kong for a Tsuen Wan site up for tender last week has signalled a turnaround in sentiment and triggered new confidence among home sellers.

Cheung Kong won the tender for the Tsuen Wan TW5 Bayside commercial and residential site above the Tsuen Wan West MTR station with a bid of HK$9.63 billion, or HK$4,308 per square foot.

15 Aug 2012 - 5:32am

Luk Yeung Sun Chuen

Look past the sky-high towers and retail outlets around Tsuen Wan's MTR station and you'll find hints of the area's rich history.

21 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

In Brief

Construction worker falls to death

A 52-year-old fell to his death on a construction site in Tsuen Wan. Police said the labourer was working on a platform 3 metres off the ground in Luk Yeung Sun Chuen when he lost his balance.

Appeal for accident witnesses

3 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

High-rises 'ruining neighbourhood'

Tsuen Wan being choked by redevelopment, says green group

A green group yesterday urged the Urban Renewal Authority to stop building high-rises in Tsuen Wan after a survey revealed residents were worried about air quality.

26 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Urban renewal projects attract wide interest

The Urban Renewal Authority's (URA) three residential developments in Tsuen Wan and Western District have attracted initial interest from 29 developers and contractors.

Surveyors expect two of the three projects to be attractive to many small to medium-size developers because of their location and small scale.

2 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Despite dramatic urbanisation in recent years, Tsuen Wan retains a few clues to its industrious past

IN THE EARLY 1960s, when Hong Kong was a manufacturing hub for textiles, most of the colony's factories were situated in a far flung rural town - Tsuen Wan - which is still home to some of them.

8 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Witness to a paradise lost

Old ways of life sometimes vanish without trace in Hong Kong. Buildings disappear overnight and new ones sprout up quickly on land reclaimed from the sea.

But even so, it is difficult to imagine that the concrete jungle of Tsuen Wan once yielded sweet and delicious morsels such as pineapple and sea snails.

12 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Discovery Park gets consent for pre-sale

New World Development and HKR International have received the long-awaited pre-sale consent for the first phase of their joint venture residential development Discovery Park in Tsuen Wan.

An HKR spokesman said the first batch of units would go on sale next month after the developers finalised the price and the number of units offered in the first public launch.

28 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Woman's severed arms found in rubbish bin

Police last night began a suspected murder investigation following the discovery of a woman's severed arms in a rubbish bin at Tsuen Wan multi-storey car park.

Forensic experts took finger prints of the hands yesterday and will perform more examinations such as X-rays today in a bid to identify the owner. The prints will be matched with the missing persons list.

23 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Tsuen Wan flat prices stabilising

FLAT prices at the Luk Yeung Sun Chuen estate in Tsuen Wan have stabilised at a three-month plateau after a dramatic price increase in August when the average price rose to $3,445 per square foot.

Between September and November, average prices at the eight-year-old estate increased by only $7 per square foot.

19 Dec 1993 - 12:00am