Ping Shek Estate

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Ping Shek Estate
Sam Shan Kwok Wong Temple, next to Ping Shek Estate

Ping Shek Estate (Chinese: 坪石邨) is a public housing estate in Kwun Tong District, Kowloon, Hong Kong. In the west of it is Choi Hung Estate, In the north of it is Ngau Chi Wan Municipal Building, in the south of it is Richland Gardens. A section of Lung Cheung Road between Choi Hung Estate and Ping Shek Estate is the boundary of Wong Tai Sin District and Kwun Tong District [1] and belongs to Kwun Tong District.[2] The area covers the Ping Shek constituency for the Kwun Tong District Council.

Houses[edit]

There are seven residential blocks in the estates. All are named after stones of various colours in Cantonese language:

Name[3] Type Completion
Tsuen Shek House Old Slab 1970
Yuk Shek House
Kam Shek House Single Tower 1973
Hung Shek House
Tsui Shek House
Lam Shek House
Wong Shek House

Temple[edit]

A Sam Shan Kwok Wong Temple is located next to the estate, along Kwun Tong Road.

Transport[edit]

Ping Shek Estate is near MTR Choi Hung Station, and there is a bus terminus in the estate.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 22°20′00″N 114°12′33″E / 22.33333°N 114.20917°E / 22.33333; 114.20917