Public housing estates in Kwai Chung
The following is an overview of Public housing estates in Kwai Chung, Hong Kong, including Home Ownership Scheme (HOS), Private Sector Participation Scheme (PSPS), Sandwich Class Housing Scheme (SCHS), Flat-for-Sale Scheme (FFSS), and Tenants Purchase Scheme (TPS) estates.
|Name||Type||Inaug.||No Blocks||No Units||Notes|
|Cho Yiu Chuen||祖堯邨||Public||1976||8||2,532||HK Housing Society|
|Hibiscus Park||芊紅居||Sandwich||1998||2||420||HK Housing Society|
|Highland Park||浩景臺||Sandwich||1999||6||1,456||HK Housing Society|
|High Prosperity Terrace||高盛臺||Public||2003||2||760|
|Kwai Chun Court||葵俊苑||HOS||1995||3||1,050|
|Kwai Chung Estate||葵涌邨||Public||1997||14||11,759|
|Kwai Fong Estate||葵芳邨||Public||1987||12||6,449|
|Kwai Hing Estate||葵興邨||TPS||1991||4||383*||* PRH flats only (excluding TPS)|
|Kwai Hong Court||葵康苑||HOS||1993||2||701|
|Kwai Luen Estate||葵聯邨||Public||2011||2||1,507||+ two blocks under construction|
|Kwai Shing East Estate||葵盛東邨||Public||1989||12||7,108|
|Kwai Shing West Estate||葵盛西邨||Public||1975||10||5,261|
|Kwai Tsui Estate||葵翠邨||Public||2018||2||866|
|Kwai Yin Court||葵賢苑||HOS||1993||2||700|
|Lai King Estate||荔景邨||Public||1975||7||4,224|
|Lai Yan Court||荔欣苑||HOS||2001||2||1,920|
|Lai Yiu Estate||麗瑤邨||Public||1976||5||2,841|
|On Yam Estate||安蔭邨||Public||1994||8||5,492|
|Ning Fung Court||寧峰苑||HOS||2001||4||1,280|
|Shek Lei (I) Estate||石籬(一)邨||Public||1985||9||4,989|
|Shek Lei (II) Estate||石籬(二)邨||Public||1994||9||5,597|
|Shek Yam East Estate||石蔭東邨||Public||1996||3||2,331|
|Shek Yam Estate||石蔭邨||Public||2000||3||2,331|
|Sheung Man Court||尚文苑||HOS||2020||1||494|
|Tai Wo Hau Estate||大窩口邨||Public||1979||17||7,860|
|Tsui Yiu Court||翠瑤苑||HOS||1981||1||292|
|Wah Lai Estate||華荔邨||Public||2001||2||1,517|
|Yi Fung Court||怡峰苑||HOS||1999||2||700|
|Yin Lai Court||賢麗苑||HOS||1991||2||560|
|Yuet Lai Court||悅麗苑||HOS||1981||4||704|
Cho Yiu ChuenEdit
Cho Yiu Chuen (Chinese: 祖堯邨) consists of 8 residential buildings with a total of 2,532 units, which were built in 1977, 1978 and 1981. It also provides elderly persons flats at Chung Ling Sheh (Chinese: 松齡舍). It was named for Sir Cho Yiu Kwan (Chinese: 關祖堯爵士), one of the founders of Hong Kong Housing Society. It received a Certificate of Merit at the 1981 Hong Kong Institute of Architects Annual Awards.
|Kai Chun Lau||1977|
|Kai Kwong Lau|
|Kai Lim Lau|
|Kai Him Lau||1978–1979|
|Kai Hang Lau|
|Kai Min Lau|
|Chung Ling Sheh|
|Kai King Lau||1981|
Hibiscus Park (Chinese: 芊紅居) is a SCHS estate in Kwai Chung, near Kwai Chung Sports Ground, Kwai Fong. Formerly the site of Kwai Hong Temporary Housing Area (Chinese: 葵康臨時房屋區), it consists of 2 blocks built in 1998.
Highland Park (Chinese: 浩景臺) is a SCHS estate, developed by the HKHS and situated at the mid-level of Lai King Hill, Kwai Chung. Formerly the site of Lai King Temporary Housing Area (Chinese: 荔景臨時房屋區), It has totally 6 blocks built in 1999, offering 1,456 flats.
High Prosperity TerraceEdit
High Prosperity Terrace (Chinese: 高盛臺) was PSPS estate which was jointly by the Hong Kong Housing Authority and Supertime Holdings. However, it was transferred to rental public housing estate in 2002. Its rent are now fixed at 10% above the best rents of the district concerned in view of their higher standard of finishes and fittings. It has two residential buildings, completed in 2003. Formerly the site of Kwai Lok Temporary Housing Area (Chinese: 葵樂臨時房屋區),
Kwai Chun CourtEdit
Kwai Chun Court (Chinese: 葵俊苑) is a HOS court in Kwai Chung, near Kwai Hing Estate. It has 3 blocks built in 1995.
|Kwai Cheong House||NCB||1995|
|Kwai Yue House|
|Kwai Fung House|
Kwai Chung EstateEdit
Kwai Chung Estate (Chinese: 葵涌邨) is now under the management of the Hong Kong Housing Authority (HKHA). The phase 1 and phase 3–5 of its redevelopment were completed progressively in 1998, 2000 and 2005. Starting from 1993, the Housing Department has embarked on the redevelopment of Kwai Chung Estate. After 12 years of work, the entire redevelopment project was realised in 2005. Being the largest public housing estate in Hong Kong, Kwai Chung Estate provides 11,759 rental flats for about 33,300 people. The redevelopment works also include realignment of Sheung Kok Street, road improvement works and the allocation of 800 flats in Kwai Fuk Court for disciplined services quarters. It features commercial centre, carpark, public transport interchange, post office, social welfare and recreational facilities. Pak Kwai House and Hop Kwai House were built of the site of the former Kwai Chung Factory Estate.
|Chun Kwai House (春葵樓)||Harmony 1||1997|
|Ha Kwai House (夏葵樓)|
|Chau Kwai House (秋葵樓)|
|Yan Kwai House (茵葵樓)||2000|
|Pik Kwai House (碧葵樓)||New Harmony 1||2005|
|Chui Kwai House (翠葵樓)|
|Chin Kwai House (芊葵樓)|
|Nga Kwai House (雅葵樓)|
|Yuk Kwai House (旭葵樓)|
|Ying Kwai House (映葵樓)|
|Hiu Kwai House (曉葵樓)|
|Luk Kwai House (綠葵樓)|
|Tsz Kwai House (芷葵樓)|
|Yat Kwai House (逸葵樓)|
|Pak Kwai House (百葵樓)||New Harmony 1||2008|
|Hop Kwai House (合葵樓)|
Kwai Fong EstateEdit
Kwai Fong Estate (Chinese: 葵芳邨) is built on the reclaimed land of Gin Drinkers Bay, later the town centre of Kwai Chung, and the south of Kwai Hing Estate. Kwai Fong Station is named from the name of the estate. It comprises 12 buildings with a total of 6400 units and 1 shopping arcade. Before redevelopment, it consisted of 11 buildings which were completed between 1971 and 1973. In 1982, the buildings were revealed to have structural defects. In 1985, the HKHA announced that the strength of the concrete in blocks 8, 9, 10 and 11 of Kwai Fong Estate was below standard. Those blocks were demolished between 1985 and 1989. Other old buildings were also demolished in the 1990s to cope with the estate redevelopment. The estate was later redeveloped with 12 new buildings built between 1987 and 2002.
|Kwai Yan House||New Slab||1987|
|Kwai Chi House||Linear 1|
|Kwai Tak House||1991|
|Kwai Shun House||Linear 3|
|Kwai On House||1990|
|Kwai Kin House||Harmony 3||1993|
|Kwai Ming House||Harmony 1||1996|
|Kwai Ching House|
|Kwai Tai House||1998|
|Kwai Oi House||Single Aspect Building||2000|
|Kwai Foon House||New Cruciform||2002|
|Kwai Hei House|
Kwai Hing EstateEdit
Kwai Hing Estate (Chinese: 葵興邨) was built in the valley of Gin Drinkers Bay, later the town centre of Kwai Chung. Kwai Hing Station is named after the name of the estate. It comprises 4 buildings with a total of 400 rental units (TPS units excluded) and 1 shopping arcade. Before redevelopment, it consisted of 5 buildings which were completed between 1970 and 1972. In 1985, the HKHA announced that the strength of the concrete in blocks 3, 4 and 5 of Kwai Hing Estate were below standard. All the blocks were later demolished between 1988 and 1992 to cope with the estate redevelopment. The estate was later redeveloped with 5 buildings between 1991 and 1992.
|Hing Kok House||Linear 1||1991|
|Hing Yat House|
|Hing Fuk House||1992|
|Hing Lok House|
Kwai Hong CourtEdit
|Kwai Ming House||Non-Standard||1993|
|Kwai Yat House|
Kwai Luen EstateEdit
Kwai Luen Estate (Chinese: 葵聯邨) opened on Kwai Luen Road in 2011 with two residential blocks. Two additional houses are under construction on Kwai Shing Circuit. It was one of the public housing estates detected to have excessive lead contents in its water supply in 2015.
|Luen Hei House||Non-standard||2011|
|Luen Yan House|
|Luen Yat House||2014|
|Luen Yuet House|
Kwai Shing East EstateEdit
Kwai Shing East Estate (Chinese: 葵盛東邨) is located at the east of Kwai Shing West Estate, and now consists of 12 residential buildings and a shopping centre. Kwai Shing East Estate was formerly Kwai Shing Estate (Chinese: 葵盛邨) which had nine blocks (blocks 12 to 20) completed in 1972 and 1973. In 1977, these blocks were renamed as Kwai Shing East Estate. In 1985, the HKHA announced that the strength of the concrete in Blocks 18 and 20 of the estate were below standard. Those blocks were demolished in 1989. The remaining blocks (except block 12) were demolished and replaced by new buildings in the 1990s and 2000s. In 1995, Block 12 was converted into Interim Housing temporarily to settle people ineligible for public rental housing. But in 2008, the Hong Kong Housing Authority announced plans to demolish block 12 in 2010.
|Block 12||Interim Housing||1972|
(To be demolished in 2010)
|Shing Fung House||Linear 1||1990|
|Shing Hei House|
|Shing Hing House||Harmony 1||1993|
|Shing On House||Harmony 3A|
|Shing Kwok House||1997|
|Shing Lok House||Harmony 1||1998|
|Shing Fu House|
|Shing Keung House||1999|
|Shing Yat House|
|Shing Ka House||Small Household Block|
|Shing Wo House||2003|
Kwai Shing West EstateEdit
|Block 1||Old Slab||1977|
Kwai Tsui EstateEdit
Kwai Tsui Estate (Chinese: 葵翠邨) is a public housing estate built on the site of the former Kwai Chung Police Married Quarters, near MTR Kwai Fong Station and Kwai Fong Estate. It comprises two domestic blocks, of 23 and 24 storeys respectively, and a three-storey podium. The estate provides about 866 flats that can accommodate a total population of about 2,400 residents. The first tenants moved in on 30 April 2018.
|English name||Chinese name||Type||Completion|
|Bik Tsui House||碧翠樓||Non-standard block (cruciform design)||2018|
|Luk Tsui House||綠翠樓|
Lai King EstateEdit
Lai King Estate (Chinese: 荔景邨) is one of the oldest public housing estates in Kwai Tsing District. It is divided into 2 phases and consists of a total of 7 residential buildings completed in 1975 (Phase 1) and 1976 (Phase 2) respectively. Lai King Station is located between the two phases.
|Fung King House||Old Slab||1975|
|Wo King House|
|Yat King House|
|Ming King House|
|Yeung King House||1976|
|On King House|
|Lok King House|
Lai Yan CourtEdit
Lai Yan Court (Chinese: 荔欣苑) is a HOS court in Kwai Chung, located near Wah Lai Estate and within walking distance to Mei Foo Station. Together with Wah Lai Estate and Nob Hill, it was formerly the site of Lai Chi Kok Amusement Park. It has 3 blocks built in 2001.
|Lai Ying House||Harmony||2001|
|Lai Choi House|
|Lai Lam House|
Lai Yiu EstateEdit
|Fu Yiu House||Twin Tower||1976|
|Kwai Yiu House||1977|
|Lok Yiu House|
|Wah Yiu House||Old Slab|
|Wing Yiu House||Small Household Block||1999|
Ning Fung CourtEdit
|Ching Fung House||Concord||2001|
|Long Fung House|
|Ting Fung House|
|Yun Fung House|
On Yam EstateEdit
On Yam Estate (Chinese: 安蔭邨) is situated on land which was formerly the location of Shek Yam Temporary Housing Area (Chinese: 石蔭臨時房屋區) and Shek Lei Temporary Housing Area (Chinese: 石籬臨時房屋區). The estate consists of 8 residential buildings (in Phase 1 and 2) completed in 1994 and 1995.
|Hong Yam House||Harmony 1||1994|
|Kar Yam House|
|Cheung Yam House|
|Yiu Yam House||1995|
|Tak Yam House|
|Chak Yam House|
|Fung Yam House|
|Shing Yam House|
Shek Lei EstateEdit
Shek Lei Estate (Chinese: 石籬邨) is located near Shek Yam Estate, On Yam Estate and Shek Yam East Estate. The estate separates into three parts, Shek Lei (I) Estate (Chinese: 石籬(一)邨), Shek Lei (II) Estate (Chinese: 石籬(二)邨) and Shek Lei Interim Housing (Chinese: 石籬中轉房屋). It has totally 22 blocks and 2 shopping centres with the population of about 35,000. It is currently the second largest public housing estates in Kwai Chung.
Shek Yam East EstateEdit
Shek Yam East Estate (Chinese: 石蔭東邨) was developed by the HKHA, and the year of intake was 1996. It was developed on the former site of Tai Pak Tin Temporary Housing Area (Chinese: 大白田臨時房屋區), and not as a redevelopment of Shek Yam Estate. It is therefore considered as an independent estate. Shek Yam East Estate is a comparatively small public housing estate for Hong Kong standards, comprising three 39-floor residential buildings, without market and shopping centre. It comprises a total of 2,500 apartments, with sizes ranging from 13.6 to 49 m2. The authorized population was 6,500 at the end of 2007. The nearby Shek Yam Shopping Centre, located within Shek Yam Estate serves this estate.
|Yam Heng House||Harmony 1||1996|
|Yam Hing House|
|Yam Yue House|
Shek Yam EstateEdit
Shek Yam Estate (Chinese: 石蔭邨) was the first Government Low Cost Housing Scheme estate in Kwai Chung. It had 8 blocks built in 1968, which were all demolished in the 1990s and 2000s.
The estate was redeveloped into 4 phases. Phase 2 consists of three rental residential blocks, a car park podium and a shopping centre which were completed in 2000. Phase 3 consists of four HOS concord-typed blocks, Ning Fung Court. Phase 1 and Phase 4 were handed over to Leisure and Cultural Services Department to construct a park, Sham Yam Lei Muk Road Park. Phase 5 was the old site of Shek Yam Community Hall and a HOS building, but it was renamed Lai Shek House and changed to rental use.
|Chi Shek House||Harmony 1||2000|
|Yan Shek House|
|Yung Shek House||Linear 1|
|Lai Shek House||Non-standard||2006|
Sheung Man CourtEdit
Sheung Man Court (Chinese: 尚文苑) is a Home Ownership Scheme court in Texaco Road, Kwai Chung, near Tai Wo Hau Estate and MTR Tai Wo Hau Station. It comprises one block with 494 flats in total. Saleable flat area ranges from 26.6 to 42.6 square metres sold from HK$1.77M to HK$3.54M,after applying a 41% discount from the assessed market values. It was sold in 2019 and is expected to complete in 2020.
Although the court is just opposite to Tsuen Wan Town Centre and is named with prefix "Sheung" (another one is Sheung Chui Court), it is located at the east side of Texaco Road and so belongs to Kwai Tsing District instead of Tsuen Wan District.
|Sheung Man Court||Non-standard||2020|
Tai Wo Hau Estate / Kwai Yin CourtEdit
Tsui Yiu CourtEdit
|Tsui Yiu Court||Non-standard||1981|
Wah Lai EstateEdit
Although it administratively belongs to Kwai Tsing District, it is very near Mei Foo Sun Chuen, Lai Chi Kok rather than other parts in Kwai Chung. Sham Shui Po District Council requested the government to include the estate into its district, but there are still no changes in the boundary related to the estate. However, the government decided to include the entire Nob Hill, a private housing estate next to Wah Lai Estate, into Sham Shui Po District in 2007.
|Hei Lai House||Harmony 1||2001|
|Seung Lai House|
Yi Fung CourtEdit
Yi Yung Court (Chinese: 怡峰苑) is a HOS court in the upper hill of Shek Lei Extension, Lei Pui Street. It has totally 2 blocks built in 1999.
Yin Lai CourtEdit
|Yin Kwong House||Flexi 3||1991|
|Yin Tak House|
Yuet Lai CourtEdit
Yuet Lai Court (Chinese: 悅麗苑) is a HOS court in Kwai Chung, near Lai King Estate and Lai King Station. It has totally 4 blocks, located at the east of Lai King Hill Road. It was sold to the public through Home Ownership Scheme Phase 1 in 1981. It is one of the earliest HOS courts in Hong Kong.
|Lai Wan House||Non-Standard||1981|
|Lai Wah House|
|Lai Ha House|
|Lai Hung House|
- Cho Yiu Chuen
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- Cho Yiu Chuen (Chinese Version)
- List of Past HKIA Annual Awards
- Cho Yiu Chuen[permanent dead link]
- Kai King Lau
- Kai King Lau
- Review Report of HKHS
- "Knife girls nabbed". Archived from the original on 18 June 2009. Retrieved 27 September 2009.
- "the 46th Meeting of the Kwai Tsing District Council held on 8 March 2007". Archived from the original on 10 June 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2009.
- Hong Kong Place – Temporary Housing Area (Chinese)
- Hibiscus Park
- "Housing Society Launches Sandwich Class Housing Scheme Remaining Units for Sale". Archived from the original on 11 July 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2009.
- Properties under Management of HKHS
- Private Sector Participation Scheme Projects Transferred to Public Rental Housing
- HA Sets Public Rental Flats Allocation
- High Prosperity Terrace
- "HIGH PROSPERITY TERRACE". Archived from the original on 9 October 2007. Retrieved 21 August 2009.
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Kwai Chun Estate
- Guidebook: Redevelopment of Kwai Chung Estate
- Structural problem surface
- The demolition bombshell
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Kwai Fong Estate
- Reclaimation map of Victoria Harbour Archived 14 May 2011 at the Wayback Machine
- The problem blocks
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Kwai Hing Estate
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Kwai Hong Court
- Lead water spreads to two more estates as legal question arises
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Kwai Shing East Shopping Centre
- "葵盛東邨 (Chinese version)". Archived from the original on 15 September 2008. Retrieved 21 August 2009.
- NEW TERRITORIES WEST DEVELOPMENT OFFICE KWAI TSING DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME Archived 9 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
- Clearance of Interim Housing Block 12 at Kwai Shing East Estate
- HA approves arrangements for clearance of Kwai Shing East Interim Housing
- Kwai Shing East Estate
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Kwai Shing East Estate
- "葵盛西邨 (Chinese Version)". Archived from the original on 15 September 2008. Retrieved 21 August 2009.
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Kwai Shing West Estate
- Addition of Lifts in Housing Authority’s Existing Public Housing Estates
- "Tenant intake for Kwai Tsui Estate, Kwai Chung, starts today (with photos)". Hong Kong Government. 30 April 2018.
- Lai King Estate (Chinese Version)
- "Lai King Estate". Archived from the original on 14 October 2007. Retrieved 21 August 2009.
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Lai King Estate
- Application for Home Ownership Scheme Phase 23A Begins
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Lai Yan Court
- Lai Cho Road, Kwai Chung
- Way forward for the Comprehensive Structural Investigation Programme
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Lai Yiu Estate
- Home Ownership Scheme
- "臨時房屋區 (Chinese Version)". Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 21 August 2009.
- On Yam Estate
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – On Yam Estate
- Kwai Chung (East) Integrated Family Service Centre
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Shek Yam East Estate
- hk-place.com – 臨時房屋區 Archived 22 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine (in Chinese)
- Emporis – Shek Yam East Estate
- Shek Yam Estate Phase 2
- Shek Yam Estate Phase 3
- Proposed Project Development Budget for Demolition Works at Shek Yam Estate Phase 4
- "Shek Yam Lei Muk Road Park". Archived from the original on 13 October 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2009.
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Shek Yam Estate
- Range of Selling Prices for the Sale of Home Ownership Scheme Flats 2019
- 6 HOS projects to be sold
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Tsui Yiu Court
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- Speech by SHA in moving resolution on District Councils Ordinance
- Yin Lai Shopping Centre
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Yin Lai Court
- Details of HOS Flats in Previous Sales
- Hong Kong Housing Authority – Yuet Lai Court