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Pilot Study on Underground Space Development in Selected Strategic Urban Areas
Pilot Study on Underground Space Development in Selected Strategic Urban Areas

As a further step to expedite underground space development, the Chief Executive pointed out in his 2014 Policy Address that the Government was preparing a pilot study covering four selected Strategic Urban Areas (SUAs), namely Tsim Sha Tsui West, Causeway Bay, Happy Valley and Admiralty/Wan Chai. We commenced the “Pilot Study on Underground Space Development in Selected Strategic Urban Areas – Feasibility Study” in June 2015 to evaluate the opportunities and challenges of underground space development in the four SUAs for creating space, enhancing connectivity and improving the urban environment. We will formulate an Underground Master Plan for each SUA and identify suitable underground space development projects in the SUAs for preliminary planning and technical assessments, with a view to early implementation. The Study will also carry out public engagement and consult relevant stakeholders.

For details, please visit the study website: http://www.urbanunderground.gov.hk