A historic reservoir in Shek Kip Mei that was saved from the wrecking ball last year has been accorded protected status. Photo: Winson Wong A historic reservoir in Shek Kip Mei that was saved from the wrecking ball last year has been accorded protected status. Photo: Winson Wong
A historic reservoir in Shek Kip Mei that was saved from the wrecking ball last year has been accorded protected status. Photo: Winson Wong
Conservation

Historic Hong Kong reservoir saved from the wrecking ball gets grade one protected status

  • The underground reservoir, with its impressive columns and soaring arches, became a cause célèbre after it was found to be slated for demolition last December
  • Chairman of the Antiquities Advisory Board calls it an ‘exciting and happy day for heritage in Hong Kong’ following the unanimous vote

Topic |   Conservation
A historic reservoir in Shek Kip Mei that was saved from the wrecking ball last year has been accorded protected status. Photo: Winson Wong A historic reservoir in Shek Kip Mei that was saved from the wrecking ball last year has been accorded protected status. Photo: Winson Wong
A historic reservoir in Shek Kip Mei that was saved from the wrecking ball last year has been accorded protected status. Photo: Winson Wong
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