Press Release False consultation in favor of private development at 28 Lugard Road Objection to the takeover of government land as private driveway Introduction Lugard Road is one of the oldest trails in Hong Kong, there are a signify number of century-old colonial architectures along the road, which serve as a excellent living history of the Victoria City. At the same time, Lugard Road is also a very popular walking […]
Speech by Vivian Leung, Chairperson of Alliance for a Beautiful Hong Kong at the AIA Hong Kong Chapter Citation Presentation: On behalf of my eleven fellow Governors of the Alliance for a Beautiful Hong Kong, I’m so honored to be here tonight, and our organization is very grateful to be the recipient of the American Institute of Architects’ Citation. We started as the Lung Fu Shan Environmental Concern Group in […]
Dear members and supporters of ABHK, We need your help to request Tree Management Office (TMO) and Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) to agree to replant banyan trees at St. Stephen’s Lane, which is adjacent to the stone wall where the historic wall banyan trees were recently felled by Highways Department (HyD). Highways Department has just released its greening proposal, which only proposes small trees in containers […]
After the chopping of the four wall trees on Bonham Road on 7th August, the Highways Department (HyD) recently plans to remove another Chinese banyan on Hospital Road. HyD claims that the tree is in danger of collapsing, as it has been repeatedly hit by cars and damaged by fungal infection. Yet, there is no sign that HyD has completed sonar and drilling testing on the tree before deciding […]
Local concern groups are calling on the Town Planning Board (TPB) to reject an application by developer Hutchison Whampoa to build on a green belt site adjacent to the Aberdeen Country Park. The Alliance for a Beautiful Hong Kong (ABHK), Designing Hong Kong, and the Concerned Group for the Aberdeen Country Park warn that the rezoning of this green belt site to residential use will be detrimental to the environment […]
Government last week confirmed that it will pursue other sites for the relocation of the Harcourt Road Pumping Station. Early last year, the government presented a scheme to the Legislative Council’s Panel for Development to relocate the fresh water pumping station at Harcourt Road, Admiralty to Hong Kong Park in order to release the current site for commercial development. The construction work in Hong Kong Park would involve removing over […]
On 15th March 2015, ABHK organized a free guided eco-tour on Lugard Road for the first time. We are honored to have Dr. Angie Ng from Conservancy Association to introduce the plant and ecology along Lugard Road. Members of ABHK also shared the historical value of Lugard Road. We are grateful to the overwhelming support from the public. The eco-tour of 20 places was full shortly. We will continue to […]
Today (22nd December 2014), Legislative Councillors Chan Ka Lok, Felix Chung and Wong Kwok-hing visited Lugard Road with government officials. ABHK protested and requested for suspension of the hotel development project. Representative from Development Bureau, Planning Department, Transport Department and Fire Services Department attended the site visit. ABHK believes the government officials have not yet responses to our concerns about traffic, conservation and fire and emergency hazard.