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Lek Yuen Estate [1975- ]

Submitted by Klaus on Fri, 02/03/2023 - 01:11

Lek Yuen Estate (Chinese: 瀝源邨) is a public housing estate in Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong. It is the first public housing estate in Sha Tin, built on the reclaimed land of Sha Tin Hoi, located near Wo Che Estate and MTR Sha Tin station. The estate consists of seven residential blocks completed in 1975.

According to the 2016-census, Lek Yuen Estate had a population of 8,131.

Tai Wo Hau estate [c.1961-c.1977]

Submitted by simtang on Mon, 01/02/2023 - 19:44

The first generation tai wo hau estate is called second type resettlement estate. First type has H-shape with two wings connected by a bridge in the middle. It appeared it the late 50s. Second type has 日 shape with 3 bridges between the two wings. It appeared in early 60s. The tai wo hau estate was built 1961-1962 and demolished 1977-1989. It was rebuilt as the second generation tai wo hau estate that exists today. The estate was bounded on 3 sides by the Tai Ha street and in the south by the Tai Wo Hau road.

Tai Hing Estate [c.1977- ]

Submitted by Klaus on Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:57

From Wikipedia:

The Tai Hing Estate (Chinese: 大興邨) is the second public housing estate and the oldest existing public housing estate in Tuen Mun, New Territories, Hong Kong. There are 8,602 flats on the estate with capacity to house 21,100 people.

The site was previously farms near the coastline of Castle Peak Bay before the land reclamation of the bay for the construction of Tuen Mun New Town.