Gloucester Road, Hong Kong

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Gloucester Road
Gloucester Road, Hong Kong 1.jpg
Gloucester Road as viewed from a pedestrian footbridge
Chinese 告士打道
Gloucestor Road in Wan Chai
Gloucestor Road in Wan Chai, near the Wan Chai Sports Ground. East-bound traffic is to the left hand side of the flyover.
Gloucester Road, near Wan Chai Police Station

Gloucester Road /ˈɡlɒstər/ is a major road in Hong Kong. It is one of the only roads in Hong Kong with service roads. The road was named in 1929 after Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, to commemorate his visit to Hong Kong that year.[1]

Location[edit]

Gloucester Road is in the north of Wan Chai and East Point on Hong Kong Island. It connects to Harcourt Road at its western end and it ends east along west side of Victoria Park.[1] It forms part of Hong Kong's Route 4 and connects to the Island Eastern Corridor via Victoria Park Road. The road is connected to the Cross-Harbour Tunnel near the Canal Road Flyover.

Features[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanne, Andrew; Heller, Gillis (2009). Signs of a Colonial Era. Hong Kong University Press. p. 17. ISBN 978-962-209-944-9. 
  2. ^ List of the Historic Buildings in Building Assessment (as of 23 November 2011)

External links[edit]

Gloucester Road
Hong Kong Route 4 Chronology
HK Route4.svg
Preceded by
Victoria Park Road
Gloucester Road Succeeded by
Harcourt Road


Coordinates: 22°16′46″N 114°10′31″E / 22.27943°N 114.17519°E / 22.27943; 114.17519