Adults and children enjoy a sunny day at Belcher Bay Promenade in Kennedy Town, Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Adults and children enjoy a sunny day at Belcher Bay Promenade in Kennedy Town, Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Public spaces that are open, flexible and actually fun – is this really Hong Kong?

  • The Belcher Bay and Wan Chai promenades are among a handful of new areas along the harbourfront that buck Hong Kong’s long trend of over-regulated public spaces
  • Critics argue that they are the exception rather than the rule, given neither was developed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department

Adults and children enjoy a sunny day at Belcher Bay Promenade in Kennedy Town, Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Adults and children enjoy a sunny day at Belcher Bay Promenade in Kennedy Town, Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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