The Taikoo Sugar Refinery in Quarry Bay in 1903, which grew to become the largest sugar refinery in the world. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong district history: Quarry Bay – the story behind city’s original company town

Religious missionaries travelled there in the mid-1800s but it was the Swire conglomerate’s transformation of Quarry Bay in the early 20th century that put it on track to becoming one of Hong Kong’s highest profile business districts

Topic |   History of Hong Kong districts

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The Taikoo Sugar Refinery in Quarry Bay in 1903, which grew to become the largest sugar refinery in the world. Photo: SCMP
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