An outer wall and part of the roof of the married inspectors' quarters in the former Central Police Station collapsed last month. With several very old buildings on this site, more checks and precautions are now essential. The safety of workers on the site and the public in the surrounding areas comes above everything else. Photo: Felix Wong

Any inquiry into wall collapse at Central Police Station heritage project must be open and thorough

Bernard Chan says with delays now inevitable to the revitalisation works, Hong Kong people should expect a full report on why part of the building crumbled and how the problems could be rectified

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An outer wall and part of the roof of the married inspectors' quarters in the former Central Police Station collapsed last month. With several very old buildings on this site, more checks and precautions are now essential. The safety of workers on the site and the public in the surrounding areas comes above everything else. Photo: Felix Wong
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