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Hung Hom Police Station (2nd generation) [c.1950-1979]

Submitted by Klaus on Fri, 01/07/2022 - 22:25

Second generation Hung Hom Police Station was located at the junction Chatham Road North and Hok Yuen Street. It can be located on the 1956 Kowloon map on Gwulo.

Simtang pointed out that works for the police station building commenced in 1949, and the station was opened in 1950. The station was demolished when Chatham Road was widened; it is still there on an aerial photo from December 1977, and gone on one from September 1979.

Buildings at No. 19E Po Tung Road, Sai Kung (Li Shui Sang Houses) [c.1940- ]

Submitted by Klaus on Tue, 10/19/2021 - 20:51

All information is from the Antiquities Advisory Board ("1,444 Historic Buildings and New Items in addition to 1,444 Historic Buildings").

Today it is the Sai Kung Lok Yuk Kindergarten, the building is Grade 2 confirmed on 4 Mar 2015. Full text of the Historic Building Appraisal here.

Architectural Merit

Hung Hom Police Station (1st generation) [c.1875-c.1950]

Submitted by Klaus on Wed, 02/12/2020 - 23:59

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

Update 2022-01-06 (see comments below)

Demolished in the early 1950's when this area was developed for housing estates. A new police station opened in 1950.

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

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

Submitted by Klaus on Tue, 08/13/2019 - 17:11

113.       Police Station at Quarry Bay—Occupying an elevated site on the western side of Quarry Bay 4,340 square feet in area, is a one-storied building containing 2 rooms, store-room and 2 cells.

Detached from the main building but approached by a covered way are the kitchens, servants' quarters and offices. This building was commenced in November, 1890, and completed in July last by Mr. CHAN A TONG under contract (24/90).