Hung Hom Police Station [c.1875-c.1989] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Hung Hom Police Station [c.1875-c.1989]

Current condition: 
Demolished / No longer exists
Date Place completed: 
c.1875-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1989-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Hung Hom Police Station near todays Station Lane (sic). Opened in the mid-1870's. Can easily be seen on the 1896 map.

Probably demolished end of the 1980's when the Ka Wai Chuen Blocks were built (opened in 1993)

Source: The Hong Kong Police; Police History: Chapter 1 History – The First Century

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GOVERNMENT NOTIFICATION.

Tenders will he received at this Office, till Noon of Monday the 16th instant, for the erection of a Police Guard House at Hung Ham, Kowloon.

The Plan and Specification can be seen, and further information obtained, on application at the Surveyor General's Office.

A Proper form of Tender must be applied for at this Office. The Government does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any Tender.

By Command, CECIL C. SMITH, Acting Colonial Secretary.

Colonial Secretary's Office, Hongkong, 7th September, 1872.

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