Visitors at the century-old service reservoir featuring Roman-style arches and columns, in Bishop Hill, Shek Kip Mei, on December 28. A public outcry has put a halt to demolition works. Photo: Winson Wong Visitors at the century-old service reservoir featuring Roman-style arches and columns, in Bishop Hill, Shek Kip Mei, on December 28. A public outcry has put a halt to demolition works. Photo: Winson Wong
Visitors at the century-old service reservoir featuring Roman-style arches and columns, in Bishop Hill, Shek Kip Mei, on December 28. A public outcry has put a halt to demolition works. Photo: Winson Wong
Conservation

Letters | Hong Kong U-turn on heritage reservoir a triumph for citizen conservationists

  • The successful rescue of the Shek Kip Mei service reservoir from the wrecking ball shows that public participation in heritage conservation is a paradigm shift that cannot be rolled back

Topic |   Conservation
Visitors at the century-old service reservoir featuring Roman-style arches and columns, in Bishop Hill, Shek Kip Mei, on December 28. A public outcry has put a halt to demolition works. Photo: Winson Wong Visitors at the century-old service reservoir featuring Roman-style arches and columns, in Bishop Hill, Shek Kip Mei, on December 28. A public outcry has put a halt to demolition works. Photo: Winson Wong
Visitors at the century-old service reservoir featuring Roman-style arches and columns, in Bishop Hill, Shek Kip Mei, on December 28. A public outcry has put a halt to demolition works. Photo: Winson Wong
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