Old tai po police station
30:00 heading to old tai po police station 34:30 old tai po police station 40:36 heading to old district office north 46:30 leaving old district office north 52:20 pass by tai po wet market. The old tai po police station, constructed in 1899, was the first police headquarters in the new territories the importance of the building, however, lies beyond its function. The old tai o police station was built in 1902 to supervise the tai o area with a main duty of combating pirates prevalent in the neighbouring waters at the beginning only six or seven policemen were stationed at the police station but by the year 1983 the number of police officers had increased to over 180. Located on a small hill at wan tau kok, the old tai po police station was the first permanent police station built in the new territories the site of the police station was the location where the british flag-raising ceremony took place, marking the official british takeover of the new territories in 1899.
See more of thomas chow architects ltd on facebook log in or thomas chow architects (tca) is an energetic architectural company lead by thomas chow under his belief to seek the perfection of architecture old tai po police station revitalisation see more awards. Media in category old tai o police station the following 19 files are in this category, out of 19 total. With city’s biggest heritage conservation project, covering 16 buildings of former central police station and victoria prison, some of them 150 years old, nearly complete, public will have their. Old tai po police station, tai po, hong kong 106 likes 1,300 were here the old tai po police station is a former hong kong police station at the top.
Police district commander of tai po, mr charles mitchell (right), briefs the secretary for development, mrs carrie lam, today (september 10) on the history of the old tai po station on the left is district officer of tai po, mr poon tai-ping. The old tai po market railway station was completed in 1913 the external features of the facade, roof and decorations were patterned on chinese architecture internally, it was d. The green hub is revitalised from the old tai po police station now it is a centre of promoting sustainable life check out the website for the current and upcoming programmes.
Old tai po police station
The old ping shan police station is one of the still existing pre-war police stations in the new territories the lease of the new territories in 1898 necessitated the provision of a police presence to ensure security and to provide government services. (a) old tai po police station – the kadoorie farm and botanic garden corporation was selected to revitalise the site into a green hub for sustainable living. The old tai po police station was built in 1899, shortly after the british leased the new territories in 1898 it was the first police station and police headquarters in the new territories. Yes, i was thinking about the old tai po district north office on the hill next to the police station i now recall, the old district office had an obstructed view of the kcr railway prior to its entry into tai po proper so the last photo would be 'slightly off the mark' from what i originally thought.
- Lantau north police station, 1 shun tung road, tung chung, lantau and airport police station, 8 catering road west, chek lap kok, lantau 3661 1999 new territories north.
- That year, the british held then captain - superintendent of police, sir francis henry may, officiated at a flag-hoisting ceremony at the site of the old tai po police station, signifying the beginning of their new territories administration.
- The present-day old tai po police station was constructed on the same site later in 1899, becoming the first permanent police station in the new territories and, at the time of opening, had 37 policemen, 5 of european origin and 32 indian or chinese.
Old tai po police station viva blue house : stone houses selected organisation kadoorie farm and botanic garden (kfbg): wah hospital was reconstructed and only the old main hall was retained in 1971, the main hall was converted into the tung wah museum the museum was subsequently open to the public in 1993. The revitalization of the old tai po police station into the green hub for sustainable living has won an honourable mention in unesco asia-pacific awards on cultural heritage conservation 2016 the award ceremony was hold on 6 january, 2017. The historic old tai po police station dating back to 1899 reopened in august 2015 and self-guided and guided tours are available on completion of the tour there are frequent trains from either tai po market or tai wo mtr stations back to hung hom (about 30 mins) along east rail with interconnections for other parts of kowloon and hong kong. Come with an empty stomach so you can feast on - vegetarian dim sum in wong tai sin, after a visit to the famous temple- explore nan lian chinese garden followed by vegetarian desserts- food tastings at the eatwell canteen, located within meticulously restored old tai po police station (all ingredients sourced from kadoorie farm) inclusions.