Cheero Club (aka Cheerio Club) [????-????]
Update: Although Fred's notes name it the 'Cheerio Club', Andrew Suddaby has written in to let us know that the official name was the 'Cheero Club'. If you search on the web, several people mention it as the Cheerio Club, so maybe that's what it was called informally. (The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English lists Cheerio and Cheero as synonyms).
A couple of Fred Evans' photos are of the club. First is a photo of the club taken from a passing tram:
Then he returns the favour and takes a photo of a tram from the club:
We've been sent a map confirming the club's location along the northern edge of the Murray Parade Ground - about where the main entrance to the Cheung Kong Centre is today.
The same person sent in a good bunch of photos of the area in the 1950's:
It was a recreation club for the British Armed Forces, incorporated in January 1935, and run by the YMCA. Here's another mention, in a recollection of visiting Hong Kong in the late 1930's, on the way to Shanghai:
We spent about a month in Hong Kong and during that time we used to spend a lot of our time in a club called "The Cheerio Club", where you could get English meals and there was plenty of entertainment available.