West End Park [1898- ] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

West End Park [1898- ]

Current condition: 
In use
Date Place completed: 
c.1898-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

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amazing ...


West End Park was one of the sites proposed for HKU - but rejected:

"It is buried between 3 hills, it is one of the very hottest spots in Hong Kong (I have 21 years experience), its position is very noisy and the area inadequate"

Lugard in Hong Kong: empires, education and a governor at work, 1907-1912


West end park was constructed in 1898. Two gentlemen, failing to acquire the land for building, donated $2,500 for the creation of the park if the government did the same. The site was extensively landscaped with a road constructed from the end of Robinson Road to Lower Richmond Road (today Lyttelton Road)