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Draft West Kowloon Cultural District Development Plan published

     The Town Planning Board today (March 30) announced the publication of the draft West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD) Development Plan.

     The Development Plan covers an area of about 40.91 hectares to the south of Austin Road West and the Western Harbour Crossing Toll Plaza. It is intended to be developed into an arts, cultural, entertainment and commercial district with a distinguished identity.

     In accordance with section 21(9) of the WKCD Authority Ordinance, the draft Development Plan replaces the draft South West Kowloon Outline Zoning Plan in relation to the area delineated and described in the draft Development Plan.

     The draft WKCD Development Plan No. S/K20/WKCD/1 is now available for public inspection during office hours at the Secretariat of the Town Planning Board, the Planning Enquiry Counters in North Point and Sha Tin, the Tsuen Wan and West Kowloon District Planning Office and the Yau Tsim Mong District Office.

     Any person can make written representations in respect of the draft Development Plan to the Secretary of the Town Planning Board on or before May 30. Representations made to the Town Planning Board will be available for public inspection.

     Copies of the draft Development Plan are available for sale at the Map Publications Centres in North Point and Yau Ma Tei. The electronic version of the Development Plan can be viewed at the Town Planning Board's website at

Ends/Friday, March 30, 2012
Issued at HKT 16:36


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