Kennedy Town Incinerator [1967-2008] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Kennedy Town Incinerator [1967-2008]

Current condition: 
Demolished / No longer exists
Date Place completed: 
c.1967-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 

Photos that show this place


From Hong Kong Government Reports Online (Date 1899-10-07):

The director of public works ... proposes....

...The erection of a refuse destructor at Kennedytown.


Kennedy Town Incinerator worked between 1967 and 1993.

In 2008/9 it was demolished (together with the Kennedy Town Abattoir) for the Kennedy Town Comprehensive Development Area .

See also ConstructioNews

In 1996, some illegal immgrants were caught near Kennedy Town Mortuary (one of them was Yip Kai Foon

In the TVB footage, Police officers investigated around incinerator and abattoir. It showed a bit of Davis Street at (I guess it was Davis Street as you can see the old Kwun Lung Lau was caught in the video , above the trees at the end of the street)

the news coverage link:

Davis Street at 5m44s (the traffic near Victoria Road was affected) :

Cheers, Chai