Public housing estates in Tsuen Wan

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The following is a list of public housing estates in Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, including Home Ownership Scheme (HOS), Private Sector Participation Scheme (PSPS), Sandwich Class Housing Scheme (SCHS), Flat-for-Sale Scheme (FFSS), and Tenants Purchase Scheme (TPS) estates.

Cheung Shan Estate[edit]

Cheung Shan Estate

Cheung Shan Estate (Chinese: 象山邨) is located between Shek Wai Kok Estate and Lei Muk Shue Estate, and near Shing Mun Tunnel. Formerly the site of Cheung Pei Shan Temporary Housing Area,[1] it consists of 3 residential buildings and a shopping centre completed in 1978.[2]

Name[3] Type Completion
Lok Shan House Twin Tower 1978
Sau Shan House
Tsui Shan House Old Slab

Fuk Loi Estate[edit]

Wing Tai House, Fuk Loi Estate

Fuk Loi Estate (Chinese: 福來邨) is located at the reclaimed land along Castle Peak Road and opposite to Nan Fung Centre, Tsuen Kam Centre and Discovery Park. It has 9 residential buildings completed between 1963 and 1967, and it is the oldest existing public housing estate in Tsuen Wan District and Kwai Tsing District.[4]

Name[5] Type Completion
Wing Ning House Old Slab 1963
Wing Hing House
Wing Ka House 1964
Wing Hong House
Wing Cheung House
Wing Ting House
Wing Tai House
Wing Lok House
Wing Lung House 1967

Lei Muk Shue Estate[edit]

Main article: Lei Muk Shue Estate

Lei Muk Shue Estate (Chinese: 梨木樹邨) is the largest public housing estate in Tsuen Wan District consisting of 17 buildings, with the maximum population of 37,000.[6] It was built in the 1970s. Although it is geographically located in Kwai Chung, it administratively belongs to Tsuen Wan District[7] instead of Kwai Tsing District because it is at the west of Wo Yi Hop Road, the boundary between the two districts.

Shek Wai Kok Estate[edit]

Shek Wai Kok Estate

Shek Wai Kok Estate (Chinese: 石圍角邨) is located in Shek Wai Kok, near Shing Mun Valley and Luk Yeung Sun Chuen. It consists of 8 residential buildings completed in 1980.

Name[8] Type Completion
Shek Fong House Old Slab 1980
Shek Ho House
Shek Lin House
Shek Kuk House Double I
Shek Lan House Double H
Shek To House
Shek Tsui House
Shek Kwai House

Bo Shek Mansion[edit]

Bo Shek Mansion

Bo Shek Mansion (Chinese: 寶石大廈) is a Flat-for-Sale Scheme estate located at the reclaimed land in Sha Tsui Road. It now consists of 3 residential buildings, built in 1996 by Hong Kong Housing Society. It, in total, offers 268 units for rental use and 400 units for the Flat-for-Sale Scheme.[9][10][11]

The estate was built in 1964 with in total 3 blocks. Its name in Chinese, literally "Precious Stones Estate" in English, was derived from the nearby Shek Pik San Tsuen (Chinese: 石碧新村; the character 石 means "stone"). The original estate was demolished in 1992, and 3 buildings, which stand today, were rebuilt at the site in 1996.

Prior to the redevelopment in 1996, the English name for the estate was "Bo Shek Dai Ha", completely transliterated from the Chinese pronunciation. However, it was renamed Bo Shek Mansion afterwards.[12][13]

Clague Garden Estate[edit]

Clague Garden Estate

Clague Garden Estate (Chinese: 祈德尊新邨) is a Flat-for-Sale Scheme and public housing estate by Hong Kong Housing Society located on reclaimed land near Tsuen Wan Ferry Pier and MTR Tsuen Wan West Station.

It consists of 3 residential buildings, built in 1989 by Hong Kong Housing Society. It offers 552 for rental and 926 for Flat-for-Sale Scheme.[14][15][16]

The estate was named for Sir Douglas Clague, the ex-chairman of Hong Kong Housing Society and the former head of Hutchison International.[17][18] It received a Certificate of Merit at the 1991 Hong Kong Institute of Architects Annual Awards.[19]

Moon Lok Dai Ha[edit]

Moon Lok Dai Ha

Moon Lok Dai Ha (Chinese: 滿樂大廈) is located at the reclaimed land between Sha Tsui Road and Hoi Pa Street and near Fuk Loi Estate. It comprises 4 blocks of 11-storey buildings built in 1964 and 1965 by Hong Kong Housing Society, offering a total of 968 units.[20] Its name, "Moon Lok Dai Ha", means "a building filled with happiness" in Chinese language. Rehabilitation works in the estate started in 2004 and finished in 2006.[21][22]

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