Visitors at the service reservoir on Woh Chai Hill – known to locals as Bishop Hill – in Shek Kip Mei. Photo: Winson Wong Visitors at the service reservoir on Woh Chai Hill – known to locals as Bishop Hill – in Shek Kip Mei. Photo: Winson Wong
Visitors at the service reservoir on Woh Chai Hill – known to locals as Bishop Hill – in Shek Kip Mei. Photo: Winson Wong
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Head of Hong Kong heritage office sorry for ‘insensitivity’ over plan to demolish striking century-old site, but unanswered questions fuel backlash

  • Commissioner for Heritage Ivanhoe Chang says authorities did not know significance of site and thought there was only an ordinary water tank
  • Antiquities office to complete thorough study in a few months’ time after public discovery halts works

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Visitors at the service reservoir on Woh Chai Hill – known to locals as Bishop Hill – in Shek Kip Mei. Photo: Winson Wong Visitors at the service reservoir on Woh Chai Hill – known to locals as Bishop Hill – in Shek Kip Mei. Photo: Winson Wong
Visitors at the service reservoir on Woh Chai Hill – known to locals as Bishop Hill – in Shek Kip Mei. Photo: Winson Wong
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