The Prince of Wales Building under construction, in Hong Kong, in 1978. Photo: SCMPThe Prince of Wales Building under construction, in Hong Kong, in 1978. Photo: SCMP
The Prince of Wales Building under construction, in Hong Kong, in 1978. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong’s PLA headquarters was originally home to the British Forces

  • Details of the 23-storey tower block perched on a five-storey podium were kept confidential from public
  • The Prince of Wales building was opened by Prince Charles and designed to withstand bomb attacks
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The Prince of Wales Building under construction, in Hong Kong, in 1978. Photo: SCMPThe Prince of Wales Building under construction, in Hong Kong, in 1978. Photo: SCMP
The Prince of Wales Building under construction, in Hong Kong, in 1978. Photo: SCMP
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