Alliance For a Beautiful Hong Kong

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Dear members and supporters of ABHK, As many of you know, the developer of Hopewell Center is proposing a large-scale hotel and convention development at its property between Queen’s Road East and Kennedy Road. Such development would have a massive impact on Wanchai, in particular the Kennedy Road residential neighborhood, traffic flows, roads, trees and public spaces. Help us tell the Town Planning Board that the latest changes proposed by […]

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Hong Kong’s Peak district has always been the city’s major tourist attraction, with Lugard Road being ranked as one of top 10 hiking trails in the world. The area has a fascinating history, being a leisure ground of the governors and visitors alike in the colonial days, a residential district for the rich, as well as a military foothold during the war years. Heritage buildings and sites, historic trails and footpaths […]

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Hutchison Whampoa has returned to TPB with an application to rezone a Green Belt Site at Coombe Road to residential as part of a land exchange to preserve the Grade 1 listed building at 23 Coombe Road. If you recall, Hutchison made a similar application in January 2014, but subsequently withdrew the 2014 application as a result of objections (773 objections) and adverse press coverage. The new deadline for objections […]

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Lugard Road on the Peak is the best place to enjoy the panoramic scenery of the Victoria Harbour and the city. June and July is the best time of the year to take pictures from the Peak – with a clear blue sky as backdrop. We have invited Mr Arnold Lee, professional travel photographer, to guide us along Lugard Road and find the best spots for taking pictures. We will […]

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【Reaching out to the communities】Katty Law (left), Executive Director of the Alliance For a Beautiful Hong Kong (ABHK) and our researcher Anthony Kilias (right) were invited to speak to members of the Rotary Club of Kowloon North on 12 June 2015 about the conservation challenges of Lugard Road. The audience shared their concern about the future of Lugard Road and some told us their personal stories while they lived and […]

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TPB approved hotel development on Lugard Road Traffic problems and pollution remain unresolved   Dear members and supporters of ABHK, Despite the overwhelming public opposition against the hotel development at No. 27 Lugard Road, with Alliance for a Beautiful Hong Kong (ABHK) collecting over 137,000 signatures, the Town Planning Board (TPB) approved the hotel project on 17th April 2015. The approval conditions include no hotel vehicle on Lugard Road between […]

Categories: Letter

Dear members and supporters of ABHK, As many of you know, the developer of Hopewell Center is proposing a large-scale hotel and convention development at its property between Queen’s Road East and Kennedy Road. Such development would have a massive impact on Wanchai, in particular the Kennedy Road residential neighborhood, traffic flows, roads, trees and public spaces. Help us tell the Town Planning Board that the latest changes proposed by […]

Categories: Letter, Newsletters

Dear hikers who love Lugard Road, The Applicant has just submitted a further revised application and additional information to the Town Planning Board. The deadline for objection is April 8, and we again request your help to object to this project. As it is a new round of public consultation, even you have submitted your comments before; you are urged to send your objection letter again. A sample objection letter […]

Categories: Letter