Shell tank farm at Kwun Tong [1947-1991] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Shell tank farm at Kwun Tong [1947-1991]

Current condition: 
Demolished / No longer exists
Date Place completed: 
c.1947-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1991-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

Easy to spot on the 1952 map.

Shell writes on its homepage: After Shell’s major buildings were destroyed or damaged, a new installation at Kwun Tong was opened in 1947 with Hong Kong the focus of activities as markets in China were no longer accessible during the Cultural Revolution. [...] The Hong Kong depot was relocated to Tsing Yi Island in 1991 ....

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Looking at the 1952 map, it was the first piece of land reclaimed along this section of the coast: