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Kai Tak Road / Sa Po Road Development Scheme (KC-015)

Location
31 – 49 Sa Po Road (odd nos.), 55 – 73 Sa Po Road (odd nos.), and 24 – 82 Kai Tak Road (even nos.)
Area
About 6,106 sq.m.
Affected buildings
About 50 street no. of buildings
Affected population
About 961 persons (according to SIA2 report)
Affected property interests
About 454 interests
Affected households
About 371 households (according to SIA2 report)
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Project Development Information


Total GFA About 48,168 sq.m.
Residential GFA About 40,140 sq.m.
Non-Domestic GFA About 8,028 sq.m.

Project Status


The Government Gazette for the commencement of the Development Scheme (“the Project”) was first published on 22 February 2019 and a freezing survey was conducted in the project area on the same day.  

According to section 25 of URAO, the URA submitted the draft Development Scheme Plan (DSP) of the Development Scheme including the Stage 1 Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Report to Town Planning Board (TPB) for consideration on 22 February 2019.  The draft DSP was available for public inspection from 1 March 2019 at the venues specified in the Government Gazette until the draft DSP was considered by the TPB.  Any person could make comment to the TPB on the draft DSP not later than 22 March 2019 as determined by the TPB.

The URA has also submitted the Stage 2 SIA Report to TPB on 4 April 2019 and the Stage 2 SIA Report was made available for public inspection from 12 April 2019 at the venues specified in the Government Gazette.  Any person could make comment to the TPB on the Stage 2 SIA Report not later than 26 April 2019 as determined by the TPB.

The draft DSP, including the Stage 1 SIA Report, and the Stage 2 SIA Report was made available for public inspection at the URA and URA’s website until the draft DSP was considered by the TPB on 14 June 2019.

On 5 July 2019, the TPB has published the draft DSP under section 5 of Town Planning Ordinance for public inspection at the venues specified in the Government Gazette.  The draft DSP is available for public inspection for a period of two months from 5 July 2019 to 5 September 2019.  Any person can make representation to the TPB no later than 5 September 2019. 

 

After processing the public representations and deliberations, the TPB will submit the draft DSP for CE in C's approval.

 

The URA will accord to prevailing policies to issue acquisition offers and compensation to the affected owners and tenants upon CE in C's approval of the draft DSP and the approved DSP is gazetted.

Project Programme


Project commenced in February 2019.

Targeted completion by 2030/31. 

Proposed Redevelopment


The Project aims to rationalize the land uses through replanning and restructuring and to improve the pedestrian walking environment and enhance walkability and connectivity between the old Kowloon City District and new Kai Tak District.

The proposed development of the Project includes:

A split-level sunken plaza of about 1,000sq.m., which will have direct connection with the underground pedestrian tunnel towards the future underground shopping street (USS) and the Kai Tak Development Area (KTDA) to create a nodal point to connect this part of the old district with the new KTDA. The plaza will be opened for public use and will have retail components, sitting area and event space for place-making opportunities to enrich users’ experience and strengthen its identity.

Replanning and converting the existing portion of Sa Po Road within the Scheme to optimize the configuration of the plaza and provide solution space for bus queuing at the pavement of Prince Edward Road East and enhance pedestrian circulation.

Provision of an underground public vehicle park to alleviate the parking demand of the area and future opportunities to replace certain on-street parking spaces for pavement widering to improve walability in the surrounding area.

Small-to-medium sized flats and commercial/retail uses will be provided.  About 800sq.m. GFA in the Scheme will be reserved for community uses to meet the community needs. 

The Project may also include other facilities and uses as required by the TPB.   

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