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Kai Tak Metropolitan Park plans to build a 1,000-meter waterfront promenade with grass and tree plazas to be completed in 2024

2022-07-05T15:59:04.255Z

The Highways Department submitted a document to the District Council to outline the design concept and blueprint of the Kai Tak Metropolitan Park Waterfront Promenade. In the future, a waterfront promenade of about 1,000 meters and a landscaped platform are planned to be built at the site to create a leisure walking environment.



The Highways Department submitted a document to the District Council to outline the design concept and blueprint of the Kai Tak Metropolitan Park Waterfront Promenade.

In the future, it is planned to build a waterfront promenade with a length of about 1,000 meters and a landscaped platform at the site, which will be transformed into a leisure walking environment for citizens to stroll or cycle on their own while enjoying the scenery of the Victoria Harbour, while providing space for users to walk along the waterfront. Various activities will be set up in the future with lawns, stepped seating areas, tree squares, etc.


According to the department, the related construction works will be carried out in two phases and are expected to be completed by the end of 2024.


A blueprint for the development of the Metro Park Waterfront Promenade.

(District Council document)

According to the Highways Department, the project scope of the waterfront promenade in the Metropolitan Park will include the construction of a waterfront promenade link road with a total length of about 1,000 meters and a landscaped platform with an area of ​​about 11,500 square meters.

Create a freehand walking environment to enjoy the viewing platform of the Victoria Harbour

The construction of the waterfront promenade will be carried out in two phases. The first phase of the project will connect the Kai Tak Sports Park and the waterfront promenade. Bicycles to enjoy the view of the Victoria Harbour, facilities include pedestrian zones, viewing platforms, etc.

Set up grass and tree plazas for citizens to have activities on the waterfront

As for the second phase of the project, it will connect the first phase of the project and the private development open space. In the future, it will provide space for users to carry out various activities on the waterfront. The facilities include lawns, activity rooftops, game landscapes, fitness lawns, etc.

In addition, the project will also connect the Kai Tak Sports Park with a terraced design, allowing users to have a panoramic view of the future urban park and riverside scenery. In the future, facilities will include tree plazas and stepped seating areas.

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Expected to be completed in 2024

The department added that in the first phase, a waterfront promenade of about 315 meters long and a connecting promenade of about 400 meters long will be built, which is expected to be completed in mid-2024; while the second phase of the project will build a waterfront promenade of about 280 meters long. The gallery and landscaped platform are expected to be completed by the end of the same year.

The department said that part of the waterfront promenade of the Metropolitan Park will be planted with evergreen trees, including Ficus ficus, Cinnamomum vulgaris, and yellow bark. , Yumu, Maple Leaf Pingpo, Liquidambar, etc., add vitality to the beach.

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Source: hk1

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