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Tseung Kwan O New Town
Tseung Kwan O New Town
Tseung Kwan O Developments in 1977

Tseung Kwan O Developments in 1988

Tseung Kwan O Developments in 2013


Tseung Kwan O is the seventh new town in Hong Kong. The Executive Council approved the development of Tseung Kwan O into a new town in 1982.

Tseung Kwan O is located at the southern part of Sai Kung District. The new town is built mainly by reclaiming Tseung Kwan O Bay and formation of platforms on both sides of a long narrow inlet. Tseung Kwan O has been fast expanding since its first population intake in 1988 in the public housing estates in Po Lam and Tsui Lam, turning a small fishing village and ship building industrial area in the 1960s to a major new community of about 368 000 people today. The total development area of Tseung Kwan O is about 1738 hectares for a planned population of 450 000.

Currently, transport need of the new town is well served by road transport via Tseung Kwan O Tunnel, Po Lam Road and Clear Water Bay Road, and the MTR Tseung Kwan O Extension commissioned in August 2002. A new external road link (comprising Tseung Kwan O - Lam Tin Tunnel and Cross Bay Link) is under planning.

The Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate, covering about 95 hectares of land and enjoying marine frontage, is located in the northern part of Tai Chik Sha in the southeastern part of the new town.

Further development includes residential development at Town Centre South with open parks, recreational facilities and a vibrant waterfront. The cycle track along the waterfront has been completed and open to the public in November 2013.