The following is an overview of public housing estates in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong, including Home Ownership Scheme (HOS), Private Sector Participation Scheme (PSPS), and Tenants Purchase Scheme (TPS) estates.
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The site where Sham Shui Po Park, Lai Kok Estate, Lai On Estate and Dragon Centre are located were formerly the Sham Shui Po Barracks (Chinese: 深水埗軍營) of the British Army between the 1910s to 1977. During World War II, the barrack was attacked by the Japanese Army and was used as a concentration camp during the Japanese occupation from 1941–45. After the war, the barracks were once again used by British Army until 1977, when they were closed Part of the site became Lai Kok Estate in 1981, and Sham Shui Po Park in 1983, while another part was a refugee camp for Vietnamese boat people. In 1989, the refugee camp was closed and replaced by Lai On Estate and Dragon Centre in 1993 and 1994 respectively.
In 1992, the Sham Shui Po Ferry Pier terminated ferry service due to West Kowloon Reclamation Project. Fu Cheong Estate was built in 1978 on the site of the bus terminus of the former pier, located between Yen Chow Street and Tung Chau Street. In 1977, the sea outside Tung Chau Street was reclaimed, the ferry pier was relocated near the newly reclaimed land near Yen Chow Street in 1978, and Nam Cheong Estate was built in 1989 on land beyond the old ferry pier located at the junction of Pei Ho Street and Tung Chau Street.
|Name||Type||Inaug.||No Blocks||No Units||Notes|
|Cronin Garden||樂年花園||Flat-For-Sale||1995||7||728||HK Housing Society|
|Fu Cheong Estate||富昌邨||Public||2001||10||5,874|
|Lai Kok Estate||麗閣邨||Public||1981||8||3,068|
|Lai On Estate||麗安邨||Public||1993||5||1,438|
|Nam Cheong Estate||南昌邨||Public||1989||9||1,898|
|Wing Cheong Estate||榮昌邨||Public||2013||2||1,488|
|Yee Ching Court||怡靖苑||HOS||1993||3||672|
|Yee Kok Court||怡閣苑||HOS||1981||7||694|
Cronin Garden (Chinese: 樂年花園) is a Flat-for-Sale Scheme estates at the junction of Shun Ning Road, Po On Road and Pratas Street in Sham Shui Po. It has totally seven 13-storey blocks, built in 1995 and developed by the Hong Kong Housing Society.
Fu Cheong Estate
Fu Cheong Estate (Chinese: 富昌邨) was built on reclaimed land of the southwest of Sham Shui Po near Nam Cheong station. Fu Cheong Estate was built in 2001, Fu Cheong Estate was constructed on the former site of the Sham Shui Po bus terminus. Its name, "Fu Cheong", comes from nearby Nam Cheong Estate and means "Wealthy and Prosperity" in Chinese language. It consists of 10 residential buildings and a shopping centre completed in 2001 and 2002.
|Fu Hoi House||Single Aspect Building||2001|
|Fu Leung House|
|Fu Yee House|
|Fu Loy House||Harmony 1|
|Fu Sing House|
|Fu Wong House|
|Fu Wen House|
|Fu Ying House|
|Fu Yuet House||2002|
|Fu Yun House||Senior Citizens|
Lai Kok Estate
Lai Kok Estate (Chinese: 麗閣邨) was built on reclaimed land of the west of Yen Chow Street, Sham Shui Po, located near Lai On Estate, Dragon Centre, and Cheung Sha Wan station. It consists of 8 residential blocks completed in 1981.
|Lai Huen House||Triple I||1981|
|Lai Lo House|
|Lai Mei House|
|Lai Fu House||Old Slab|
|Lai Ho House|
|Lai Kuk House|
|Lai Kwai House|
|Lai Lan House|
Lai On Estate
|Lai Ching House||Harmony 1||1993|
|Lai Lim House|
|Lai Ping House|
|Lai Tak House|
|Lai Wing House|
Nam Cheong Estate
Nam Cheong Estate (Chinese: 南昌邨) is named from nearby Nam Cheong Street, a main street in Sham Shui Po District. It consists of seven residential blocks completed in 1989. In 2005, the estate was sold to tenants through Tenants Purchase Scheme Phase 6B.
The estate is surrounded by Tung Chau Street Park.
|Cheong Him House||Linear 1||1989|
|Cheong On House|
|Cheong Shun House||Linear 3|
|Cheong Yat House|
|Cheong Chit House|
|Cheong Chung House|
|Cheong Yin House|
Wing Cheong Estate
Wing Cheong Estate is composed of two Y-shaped blocks completed 2013, between Fu Cheong Estate and the West Kowloon Corridor, on Sai Chuen Road. It provides about 1500 public rental flats. The main contractor for the estate's construction was Paul Y Engineering.
To mitigate the noise nuisance of the adjacent West Kowloon Corridor, the flats facing this motorway are equipped with "acoustic balconies". The balcony parapet incorporates an inclined glass panel to deflect noise, and the walls and ceiling of the balconies are faced with sound-absorbing panels.
|Wing Chun House||Non-standard block||2013|
|Wing Kit House|
Yee Ching Court
|Han Ching House||Harmony||1993|
|Ning Ching House|
|Yat Ching House|
Yee Kok Court
|Yee Lok House||Old-Cruciform||1981|
|Yee Mei House|
|Yee Kin House|
|Yee Tai House|
|Yee Hong House|
|Yee Yan House|
|Yee Sau House|
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- 我們的社區-深水埗 (Chinese Version)
- OFFICIAL RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS Wednesday, 9 April 1997
- 富昌邨 (Chinese Version)[permanent dead link]
- Sham Shui Po (South) Integrated Family Service Centre Archived 2 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine
- Cronin Garden
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- Extracts from the 1997 Annual Report of the Housing Society setting out the history and development of the Society. Appendix I: History and Development, 10 September 2001
- Hutcheon, Robin (1998). High-rise Society: The First 50 Years of the Hong Kong Housing Society (PDF). Chinese University Press. p. 6. ISBN 9789622018419.
- Fu Cheong Shopping Centre
- Fu Cheong Estate
- Sham Shui Po District Archived 20 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine
- Lai Kok Estate
- Lai On Estate
- A footbridge across Yen Chow Street
- Tenants Purchase Scheme
- Nam Cheong Estate
- Wing Cheong Estate
- "Wing Cheong Estate". Our Projects. Paul Y Engineering. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
- "Case Study 2 – Noise Mitigation through Innovative Designs and Measures" (PDF). Housing Authority.
- West Kowloon Centre Shamshuipo (West) Integrated Family Service Centre Archived 13 June 2010 at the Wayback Machine
- Yee Ching Court
- Yee Kok Court