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URA’s Demand-led Projects in Sham Shui Po and Tai Kok Tsui: Authorisation by the Secretary for Development

The implementation of two demand-led redevelopment projects of the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) in Sham Shui Po and Tai Kok Tsui respectively takes a major step forward with the authorisation of the Secretary for Development (SDEV) published in the Gazette today (Friday).   

The authorisation for the Authority to proceed with the two projects, one at 205 - 211A Hai Tan Street in Sham Shui Po and another at Pine Street/Oak Street in Tai Kok Tsui, is given under Section 24(4)(a) of the Urban Renewal Authority Ordinance (URAO).

The two projects were implemented by way of a development project in accordance with Section 26 of the URAO. The commencement notices of the two demand-led redevelopment projects were published in the Gazette on 20 April 2012 under Section 23 of the URAO. Written objections were received for both redevelopment projects in the subsequent two-month publication period, for which the URA has completed its deliberations.

In accordance with Section 24(3) of the URAO, the URA submitted the two projects to SDEV for consideration on 20 September 2012.

Details of the two projects are as follows: 

 

205 - 211A Hai Tan Street Project

Pine Street/Oak Street Project

Total project area

470 m²

865 m²

Property interests

about 71

about 97

No. of households (population)

about 88 (232)

about 125 (335)

Building age

1963

1963/1967

Development content

No. of flats

about 70

about 90

Estimated completion date

2019/2020

2019/2020

In accordance with Section 28 of the URAO, any objector who is aggrieved by the decision of SDEV may appeal on or before 22 April 2013 by lodging a notice of appeal with the Secretary to the Appeal Board panel, with a copy to the SDEV.

Plans delineating the boundary of the two projects with a general description are available for public inspection at the respective locations:

 

205 - 211A Hai Tan Street Project Pine Street / Oak Street Project
  • the URA's Sham Shui Po Neighbourhood Centre  (G/F, Shop C, 182 Fuk Wa Street, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon)
  • the Urban Renewal Resource Centre (6 Fuk Tsun Street, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon)
  • the Public Enquiry Service Centre of the Sham Shui Po District Office (G/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon)
  • the Public Enquiry Service Centre of the Yau Tsim Mong District Office (G/F, Mong Kok Government Offices, 30 Luen Wan Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon)
  • the URA Headquarters (26/F, COSCO Tower, 183 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong)

Members of the public can call the URA hotline at 2588-2333 or visit the URA website at www.ura.org.hk for enquiries and detailed information.

(ENDS)