Granville Road

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The road sign
Eastern section of Granville Road, near its intersection with Nathan Road.
Western section of Granville Road.

Granville Road (Chinese: 加連威老道) is a street in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.

Location[edit]

The street consists of two sections: an western section running between Nathan Road and Chatham Road South, parallel to Kimberley Road, Cameron Road and Kimberley Street. The eastern section runs between Chatham Road and Science Museum Road.

Name[edit]

The Road first appeared on the Rates List for 1896/7. It was named after Granville Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, who was a Secretary of State for the Colonies from 1868 to 1870 and in 1886.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanne, Andrew; Heller, Gillis (2009). Signs of a Colonial Era. Hong Kong University Press. pp. 31–32. ISBN 9789622099449. 
  • "Street Names and Their Origins" Hong Kong's vol.1 - by Frena Bloomfield

Coordinates: 22°18′01″N 114°10′28″E / 22.300195°N 114.174532°E / 22.300195; 114.174532