Planning Study on the Harbour and Its Waterfront Areas
Final Report

 

CONTENTS

 

Volume 1 - Main Report

- Main Text

- Post Study Note

Volume 2 - Appendices

- Appendices

- List of Tables

- List of Figures

- Plans

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MAIN TEXT

1 Introduction

1.1 Study background   |  1.2 Structure of the Report  |  1.3 Way Forward  |  1.4 Study Area  |

2 Development Review

2.1 Existing land uses  |  2.2 Major government development schemes and proposals  |
2.3 Private sector harbourfront proposals  |  2.4 Major transport infrastructure proposals  |
2.5 Port and marine-related development  |

3 Tourism Review

3.1 Hong Kong tourism trends  |  3.2 Hotels  |  3.3 Cruise terminals  |
3.4 Arts, Culture and Entertainment  |  3.5 Sports  |
3.6 Open Space and Waterfront Promenade for Passive Recreation  |  3.7 Cultural heritage  |
3.8 Potential tourism uses  |

4 Analysis

4.1 Development constraints  |  4.2 Waterfront development and improvement opportunities  |
4.3 Potential tourism development areas  |  4.4 Tourism cluster principle  |

5 Recommended Harbour and Waterfront Plan

5.1 Harbour planning framework  |  5.2 Urban design and landscape objectives  |
5.3 Recommended harbour and waterfront plan  |  5.4 Functional zones  |
5.5 Acceptability assessment  |

6 Harbour Tourism Plan

6.1 Purpose and coverage of the Harbour Tourism Plan  |
6.2 Major tourism uses and activities in the Harbour Tourism Plan  |
6.3 Harbour Tourism Plan components  |  6.4 Acceptability assessment  |

7 Action Area Plans

7.1 Purpose of Action Area Plans  |  7.2 Central Festival Market Action Area Plan  |
7.3 Hung Hom Waterfront Action Area Plan  |  7.4 Quarry Bay Park Extension Action Area Plan  |
7.5 Sheung Wan Park Action Area Plan  |  7.6 Causeway Bay Waterfront Action Area Plan  |

8 Implementation mechanisms

8.1 Context  |  8.2 Major specific activities to be undertaken  |
8.3 Institutional requirements and objectives  |  8.4 Institutional framework options  |
8.5 Comparison of options  |
8.6 Mechanisms for improving existing implementation arrangements  |

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APPENDICES

A - International reference cases
B - Local constraints
C - Existing characteristics of functional zones
D - Recommended Harbour and Waterfront Plan: Explanatory Statement
E - Acceptability assessments
F - Action Area Plans: Explanatory Statements
G - Examples of Festival Markets in USA
H - Examples of Harbour Authorities overseas

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LIST OF TABLES

3.1 - Distribution of Hotels in Hong Kong
5.1 - Building height concept
6.1 - Potential events and activities for waterfront open spaces
6.2 - Tourist attractions, support facilities and activities: Central Waterfront
6.3 - Tourist attractions, support facilities and activities: Tsim Sha Tsui Waterfront
6.4 - Tourist attractions, support facilities and activities: Wan Chai Waterfront
6.5 - Tourist attractions, support facilities and activities: West Kowloon Reclamation Southern Waterfront
6.6 - Tourist attractions, support facilities and activities: Hung Hom Waterfront
6.7 - Tourist attractions, support facilities and activities: Causeway Bay Waterfront
6.8 - Tourist attractions, support facilities and activities: Sheung Wan Park
6.9 - Tourist attractions, support facilities and activities: Kai Tak Point
8.1 - Implementation objectives and issues for Hong Kong's harbour
8.2 - Evaluation of alternative institutional framework
8.3 - Advantage comparison diagram for Options 1 and 2
8.4 - Types of public private partnership

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LIST OF FIGURES

1.1 - Study area
2.1 - Existing land uses zonings (as at November 2002)
2.2 - Proposed development schemes
2.3 - Existing and planned rail infrastructure
2.4 - Major road infrastructure
2.5 - Marine facilities within Metro Area
3.1 - Existing hotel concentrations
3.2 - Art, culture and entertainment/exhibition/heritage Opportunities
3.3 - Recreation and open space
4.1 - Summary of constraints
4.2 - Accessibility by public transport to the waterfront
4.3 - Potential tourism areas
5.1 - Harbour Planning Framework
5.2 - Examples of quality design
5.3 - Areas for special design treatment
5.4 - Examples of landmark buildings
5.5 - Examples of historic buildings
5.6 - Examples of views from vantage points
5.7 - Accessibility to the Harbour
5.8 - Areas subject to decisions outside Harbour Plan
5.9 - Pedestrian hierarchy
5.10 - Sequence of works
5.11 - Functional zones
6.1 - Tourism plan
7.1 - Selected action areas
7.2 - Central Festival Market Action Area: Site location and District character
7.3 - Central Festival Market Action Area: Development concept
7.4 - Central Festival Market Action Area: View of development
7.5 - Hung Hom Waterfront Action Area: Site location and District character
7.6 - Hung Hom Waterfront Action Area: Development concept
7.7 - Hung Hom Waterfront Action Area: View of overall development
7.8 - Quarry Bay Park Extension Action Area: Site location and district character
7.9 - Quarry Bay Park Extension Action Area: Development Concept
7.10 - Quarry Bay Park Extension Action Area: View of Development
7.11 - Sheung Wan Park Action Area: Site location and district character
7.12 - Sheung Wan Park Action Area: Development concept
7.13 - Sheung Wan Park Action Area: View of tourism development
7.14 - Causeway Bay Waterfront Action Area: Site location and district character
7.15 - Causeway Bay Waterfront Action Area: Development concept
7.16 - Causeway Bay Waterfront Action Area: Overall view of development
8.1 - Proposed area of responsibility for Harbour Authority/Committee
8.2 - Recommended Institutional Framework

A1 - Sydney/Darling Harbour
A2 - Singapore Boat Quay
A3 - Vancouver Canada Place and Granville Island
A4 - Other international examples
B1 - Local constraints in Inner Harbour Core
B2 - Local constraints in Eastern Harbour
B3 - Local constraints in Western Harbour
B4 - Local constraints in West Kowloon
B5 - Local constraints in Tsuen Wan and Tsing Yi
C1 - Functional Zones
E1 - Interim arrangement: KCRC Freightyard, Hung Hom
E2 - Interim arrangement: Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter
E3 - Interim arrangement: China Resources Jetty, Cheung Sha Wan

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PLANS

1a - Recommended Harbour and Waterfront Plan: Hong Kong and Kowloon (Scale 1:7500)
1b - Recommended Harbour and Waterfront Plan: Tsuen Wan and Tsing Yi (Scale 1:7500)
2 - Tourism Plan (Scale 1:7500)
3 - Central Festival Market Action Area Plan (Scale 1:1500)
4 - Hung Hom Waterfront Action Area Plan (Scale 1:1500)
5 - Quarry Bay Park Extension Action Area Plan (Scale 1:1500)
6 - Sheung Wan Park Action Area Plan (Scale 1:1500)
7 - Causeway Bay Waterfront Action Area Plan (Scale 1:1500)

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