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Reopening of URA facilities

In view of the Government’s phased resumption of public services as epidemic situation stabilises, the Urban Renewal Authority (URA) announces today (11 September 2020) that its facilities will reopen on 14 September 2020 (Monday).

The Urban Renewal Exploration Centre (UREC) and SPORTS EXPO will resume its visiting sessions on 14 September.  The online booking service of the two facilities (UREC:, SPORTS EXPO: are resumed with immediate effect for the public to book their visit at the date and time slot available.  The UREC’s docent services at old urban district and SPORTS EXPO’s group visiting sessions will remain suspended until further notice.

In addition, the public seating areas in H6 CONET, 7 Mallory Street and 618 Shanghai Street will reopen on 14 September, while the Urban Renewal Resource Centre will continue to be opened during office hours.  The exhibition areas, multi-purpose rooms and meeting rooms at the URA’s community space will remain closed.

The implementation of infection control measures will continue at the URA’s facilities to reduce the risk of infection and the spread of the virus.  These measures include limiting the number of visitors for each visiting session and each location, providing alcohol hand sanitizer, and stepping up the cleansing of the facilities at the venues.

Members of the public may call at 2588 2333 or email to for enquiries.