I've created this Place based on recent photos added by the Webb family.
It was a junior school for children whose parents were in Hong Kong with the British armed forces. From its name I assume it was in Whitfield Barracks, but if you can tell us more about its location and when it was in operation, please let us know in the comments below. <Read more ...>
A friend of mine who lives in Mui Wo recently toured me in the surrounding villages. We walked through an old abandoned school in Wo Tin, very close to the silvermine waterfall (I wonder how I never noticed it before). There is nothing left in the three classroom building but one sign on the wall marked 1962, portraying the original management team.
I couldn't find anything online about the school, does anyone know about it?
On 28th November 1939, item 633 in the Gazette announced "Tenders invited for New Teacher's Training College, Bonham Road, Hong Kong" and that "The work consists of the erection of a three storied building in reinforced concrete with basement to central portion, drainage, site work, and caretaker’s quarters."
Originally Edenhall, the old mansion on the site was used as the school building along with one half of Westbourne Villa (No 84 Bonham Road), where Rhine Court is today. A purpose built school was built c1960 before being replaced with the Scholastic Gardens development in the mid 1990's <Read more ...>