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Everything tagged "Police Stations"

Ta Kwu Ling police station (2nd generation) [1937- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1937-10-22 (Month, Day are approximate)

Name also spelled "Ta Ku Ling" on older maps.

Mui Wo Police Station [????- ]

P P O'Regan DSI Mui Wo Police Station 1962.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

Divisional Sub-Inspector Paul O'Regan, OC at Mui Wo 1961-3.

Mui Wo Police Station 1962.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

Marine police station at Mui Wo on the hill overlooking Silvermine Bay (at rear). Living quarters for the Divisional Sub-Inspector in command were on the first floor. Quite basic, but a great view was to be had from the balcony. I lived here with my parents 1962-3.

Former Taikoo Police Station [c.1925-????]

Date Place completed: 
c.1925-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Appears first on the 1928 map at hkmaps.hk. Was located near the start of todays Mount Parker Road at King's Road. Still on the 1957 map.

Year of construction guessed as 1925. Demolished.

Tsuen Wan Police Station (1st generation) [1911-c.1959]

Date Place completed: 
c.1911-07-01 (Day is approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1959-01-01 (Year is approximate)

Was situated at today's Tsuen Kam Centre (Block 1) at Sai Lau Kok Road. Can be seen on the 1928 map at hkmaps.hk, still on the 1952 map on Gwulo. The station was replaced in 1959 by a new one (see comment below).

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

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

Sham Shui Po Police Station 1930's

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1930

Former Police Station at Quarry Bay [1891-c.1960]

Date Place completed: 
c.1891-07-01 (Day is approximate)
Date Place demolished: 
c.1960-01-01 (Year, Month, Day are approximate)

Castle Peak Police Station (3rd & current generation) [1981- ]

Date Place completed: 
c.1981-10-01 (Day is approximate)

This replaced the previous police station that was on Castle Peak Road, see: https://gwulo.com/node/45964

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