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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) will reopen its facilities tomorrow (Thursday, 21 April 2022).

The Urban Renewal Exploration Centre (UREC) and SPORTS EXPO will resume their visiting sessions on 21 April.  The online booking service of the two facilities (UREC: and SPORTS EXPO: is resumed with immediate effect for the public to make their appointments.  Whereas the UREC’s docent services at the old urban district will remain suspended until further notice.

The community space, exhibition areas and multi-purpose rooms at H6 CONET, 7 Mallory Street and 618 Shanghai Street will reopen on 21 April.  The online booking service will also resume on the same day.  In addition, the meeting rooms and multi-purpose room at the Urban Renewal Resource Centre located in Tai Kok Tsui will reopen and its public booking is resumed with immediate effect.

All visitors are required to scan the venue QR code of “LeaveHomeSafe” displayed at the entrances, as well as to present the COVID-19 Vaccination Record or Medical Exemption Certificate.  These arrangements may change from time to time, in response to the Government’s latest anti-epidemic requirements.

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 in each venue, requiring staff and visitors to wear masks and measure their body temperatures, providing alcohol hand sanitiser, and stepping up the cleansing of the facilities at the venues.

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