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The new section of the Wan Chai Waterfront Promenade runs through the Central Ferry Pier to Wan Chai to set up a huge old-style hot water bottle check-in spot

2021-05-08T15:19:57.053Z

The Development Bureau announced that the Wan Chai waterfront promenade connecting Admiralty Tamar and the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre will be further opened today (7th). The newly opened space covers an area of ​​about 7,800 square meters and is dominated by grass, where citizens can stroll and play



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2021-05-07 14:11

Last update date: 2021-05-07 14:12

The Development Bureau announced that the Wan Chai waterfront promenade connecting Admiralty Tamar and the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre will be further opened today (7th).

The newly opened space covers an area of ​​about 7,800 square meters, and is dominated by grass, where citizens can stroll and play; the project also provides a variety of pavilions, tables and chairs, and viewing hills for visitors to sit and rest.

In addition, near the end of Tamar Park, an activity area with the theme of "Children's Paradise" is set up.

The children's playground has a landscape design, undulating lawns, and brightly colored canal buckets.

According to the authorities, citizens can walk from the Admiralty MTR station via Tamar Park, or from the Central Ferry Pier or Wan Chai Ferry Pier to the Wan Chai Promenade in about 8 to 10 minutes.

The Wan Chai Waterfront Promenade was developed with the concept of “connect first, then optimize”. The 560-meter-long and 6-meter-wide seafront section was first opened in October 2019, linking Central and Wan Chai’s waterfront, forming the longest 5.5 kilometers in Hong Kong. Victoria Harbour Promenade.

According to the Development Bureau, the Harbour Office has cooperated with the Zhile Children’s Amusement Association to provide a "free game" experience on the grassland of the "Children's Paradise" in the form of "limited time", so that children can use their imagination and enjoy a trip in the seaside space The creative game journey will also bring new ideas to provide more innovative children's play experience on the seashore in the future.

In the past, many local cultural and creative elites’ "limited time" interactive installations were placed on the promenade.

Among them, Antai Micro Studio, an earlier miniature art installation with the theme of "home"; the artist also created new works for the venue under the name "Bong Tea•Wen Warm", magnifying the old-style kettles and cups with Hong Kong characteristics. Set up on the newly opened lawn, it becomes a large "check-in spot", which also allows citizens to feel the feeling of being at home in the living room on the beach.

In addition, many sustainable elements have been added to the newly opened space, including wind-powered lighting systems and solar street lights installed along the promenade, as well as the "Island•Small" built by Hong Kong Muku using the trees that collapsed in the typhoon. "Interest" Public Art Chair.

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According to the authorities, in addition to the original three entrances and exits, the part that is open today will add three entrances and exits to the promenade to enhance the accessibility of the seaside.

The Civil Engineering and Development Department is also building a landscaped platform across Lung Wo Road and the Central-Wan Chai Bypass exit. Upon completion, it will further enhance the accessibility of Wan Chai's inland and waterfront.

In addition, the department is also preparing to implement the planned pedestrian and bicycle inclusive corridor on the north shore of Hong Kong Island. It is expected that the plan will be implemented from the end of this year to the beginning of next year.

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Harbourfront Commission Development Bureau

Source: hk1

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