Valley Road Estate

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Valley Road Estate (Chinese: 山谷道邨) was a public housing estate in Valley Road, Lo Lung Hang, Kowloon, Hong Kong. It was originally a squatter area, but was destroyed by fire in 1961. In 1962, the British Hong Kong Government constructed a total of 16 blocks (Block 1 to 12, Block 14 to 17),[1] namely the Valley Road Government Low Cost Housing Estate (山谷道政府廉租屋邨), on the site. In 1973, the estate was renamed Valley Road Estate. It was demolished in 2001 and 2002.[2]

The MTR Ho Man Tin Station, which will be an interchange station between Kwun Tong Line and Shatin to Central Link, is currently under construction on part of the vacant site of the former estate.[3] In June 2010, another part of the site was sold to Sun Hung Kai Properties for HK$10.9 billion through land auction. Its auction price was the second highest in Hong Kong property history.[4][5]

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Coordinates: 22°18′36″N 114°10′58″E / 22.3099°N 114.1827°E / 22.3099; 114.1827