Public housing estates in Cheung Sha Wan
The following is an overview of public housing estates in Cheung Sha Wan, Hong Kong, including Home Ownership Scheme (HOS), Private Sector Participation Scheme (PSPS), and Tenants Purchase Scheme (TPS) estates.
Historians suggested there were inhabitants settled in this area during Eastern Han Dynasty ( 25 A.D-220 A.D ), as an Eastern Han tomb was discovered in the year 1955, the Eastern Han tomb now become Lee Cheng Uk Museum ( Chinese traditional: 李鄭屋東漢墓博物館) when Lee Cheng Uk Estate ( Chinese traditional: 李鄭屋邨) was built.
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|Name||Type||Inaug.||No Blocks||No Units||Notes|
|Cheung Sha Wan Estate (new)||長沙灣邨||Public||2013||2||1,400||Original estate demolished 2001|
|Hang Chun Court||幸俊苑||HOS||2001||2||740|
|Hoi Lai Estate||海麗邨||Public||2004||12||4,908|
|Lei Cheng Uk Estate||李鄭屋邨||TPS||1984||10||1,608|
|Po Hei Court||寶熙苑||HOS||1993||2||390|
|Po Lai Court||寶麗苑||HOS||1987||3||378|
|So Uk Estate||蘇屋邨||Public||1960||16||5,316|
|Un Chau Estate||元州邨||Public||1998||5||2,797|
Cheung Sha Wan Estate
The original Cheung Sha Wan Estate (Chinese: 長沙灣邨) opened between 1963-1964 as the Cheung Sha Wan Government Low Cost Housing Estate (Chinese: 長沙灣政府廉租屋邨). It was renamed following the 1973 establishment of the Housing Authority. All thirteen blocks of this estate were demolished in 2001 as part of the Comprehensive Redevelopment Programme, announced 1995. Most displaced residents were moved to the nearby Fortune Estate.
A new estate opened in 2013 bearing the same name. It sits just north of the original Cheung Sha Wan Estate site, on the site of the former Cheung Sha Wan Police Married Quarters. It is made up of two public rental blocks and an auxiliary facilities block linked to Un Chau Estate by a walkway spanning Cheung Sha Wan Road.
|Cheung Yan House||Non-standard block||2013|
|Cheung Tai House||Non-standard block|
Fortune Estate (Chinese: 幸福邨) is located opposite to Un Chau Estate and near Cheung Sha Wan Station. Formerly the site of Fortune Street Temporary Housing Area, the estate consists of three residential buildings built in 2001 to settle the residents affected by the redevelopment of Cheung Sha Wan Estate, Tai Hang Tung Estate and Un Chau Estate.
|Fook Ming House||Small Household Block||2001|
|Fook Yuet House||Special Harmony Block|
|Fook Yat House||Harmony 1|
Hang Chun Court
Hang Chun Court (Chinese: 幸俊苑) is a HOS court in Cheung Sha Wan, next to Fortune Estate. Like Fortune Estate, Hang Chun Court was formerly the site of Fortune Temporary Housing Area. It has two blocks built in 2001.
|Chun Lai House||NCB||2001|
|Chun Yin House|
Hoi Lai Estate
Hoi Lai Estate (Chinese: 海麗邨) was built on the reclaimed land of south Cheung Sha Wan, near Lai Chi Kok Station and four private housing estates, namely Aqua Marine, Banyan Garden, Liberté and The Pacifica. The estate consists of 12 residential buildings and a shopping centre completed between 2004 and 2005. It was planned for HOS court, but it was changed to rental housing before it was occupied.
|Hoi Ming House||New Cruciform||2004|
|Hoi Ching House|
|Hoi Fai House|
|Hoi Yin House|
|Hoi Shun House|
|Hoi Nga House|
|Hoi Hei House|
|Hoi Kin House|
|Hoi Wo House|
|Hoi Chi House|
|Hoi Wai House|
|Hoi Shui House||Non Standard||2005|
Lei Cheng Uk Estate
Lei Cheng Uk Estate (Chinese: 李鄭屋邨) is a mixed public and TPS estate in Lei Cheng Uk, downhill of Cheung Sha Wan near So Uk Estate. It is also adjacent to the Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum. Since the redevelopment in the 1980s, the estate consists of 10 residential buildings completed in 1984, 1989 and 1990 respectively. In 2002, some of the flats were sold to tenants through Tenants Purchase Scheme Phase 5. The estate is now managed by Hong Kong Housing Society.
Po Hei Court
|Fu Hei House||Non-Standard||1993|
|Wing Hei House|
Po Lai Court
Po Lai Court (Chinese: 寶麗苑) is a HOS court in Cheung Sha Wan, next to Po Hei Court. It consists of three blocks built in 1987.
|Po Fook House||Non-Standard||1987|
|Po Chak House|
|Po Hong House|
So Uk Estate
So Uk Estate (Chinese: 蘇屋邨) is situated in the northern area So Uk, a downhill in Cheung Sha Wan. The estate was built alongside of squatter areas, which was later demolished for the construction of the estate of 16 blocks in 1960. Unlike many public housing estates built afterwards, the architectural design of the estates is unique in Hong Kong. The "houses" were named after varieties of flowers. There are 5,316 flats in the estate, with capacity of 15,200. High maintenance cost made the Hong Kong Housing Authority decide to demolish it in 2008 and 2011 in two phases, and residents will be relocated to Un Chau Estate Phases 2, 4, and 5 in Sham Shui Po.
Un Chau Estate
Un Chau Estate (Chinese: 元州邨), or Un Chau Street Estate (Chinese: 元州街邨), is a redeveloped public estate on reclaimed land of Cheung Sha Wan located between Un Chau Street and Cheung Sha Wan Road, next to Cheung Sha Wan Station. It consists of 10 residential buildings completed in 1998, 1999 and 2008, which were developed into 4 phases. Phase 5 is under development on the site of former Cheung Sha Wan Factory Estate.
- "Cheung Sha Wan Estate, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon West". Hong Kong Housing Authority. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
- "Air Ventilation Assessment for the Public Housing Development Project at Ex-Cheung Sha Wan Estate" (PDF). Allied Environmental Consultants Limited. January 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
- ITEM FOR FINANCE COMMITTEE January, 1997
- Park hit by flats plan
- HOUSING MATTERS DISCUSSED AT DISTRICT BOARDS AND THEIR COMMITTEES
- Fortune Estate
- Hang Chun Court
- Hang Chun Court
- Hoi Lai Shopping Centre
- Cheung Sha Wan Integrated Family Service Centre
- Supply of New Flats for Public Rental Housing Allocation in 2004/05
- Hoi Lai Estate
- Hoi Lai Estate
- Lei Cheng Uk Estate
- Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb Museum
- Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb
- March 2007/ Hong Kong – Lei Cheng Uk Han Tomb
- Lei Cheng Uk Estate
- Tenants Purchase Scheme Phase 5
- Chairman Visits Estates
- Po Hei Court
- Po Lai Court
- Hong Kong Housing Authority. "So Uk Estate Property Location and Profile". Retrieved 20 October 2007.
- "Memorandum for the Subsidised Housing Committee, Ex-gratia Allowance for Tenants Affected by Housing Authority's Clearance Programmes Outside the Comprehensive Redevelopment Programme and Re-housed to Public Rental Housing Flats Without Metal Gatesets" (PDF) (Press release). Hong Kong Housing Authority. 6 August 2007. Retrieved 27 October 2007.
- Cheung Sha Wan Station
- Memorandum for the Housing Authority Members’ Meeting with Concern Group