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Applications for new niches at Tsang Tsui and Wo Hop Shek columbaria to close on June 10
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     Applications for some 40 000 new extendable niches at Tsang Tsui Columbarium in Tuen Mun and Wo Hop Shek Columbarium Phase VI in Fanling will close on June 10. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) today (June 3) reminded those who wish to apply for the niches to submit their applications as soon as possible.
 
      An FEHD spokesman said that applications for the niches in this exercise started on May 11 and will close on June 10. Late applications will not be accepted.
 
     The FEHD will allocate a total of 44 950 extendable public niches at Tsang Tsui Columbarium and Wo Hop Shek Columbarium Phase VI, including 22 680 standard niches (7 080 smoke-free niches and 15 600 non-smoke-free niches) and 220 non-smoke-free large niches at Tsang Tsui Columbarium, and 21 720 standard niches (11 490 smoke-free niches and 10 230 non-smoke-free niches) and 330 large niches (160 smoke-free niches and 170 non-smoke-free niches) at Wo Hop Shek Columbarium Phase VI.
 
     Application forms can be collected at the department's Hong Kong or Kowloon Cemeteries and Crematoria Office, District Environmental Hygiene Offices, Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of the Home Affairs Department, Post Offices on Cheung Chau, Lamma Island, Peng Chau or at Mui Wo and Tai O, downloaded from the FEHD website, or obtained through the enquiry hotline 2841 9111 or by email ([email protected]).
 
     The completed application forms together with the copies of required documents should be submitted on or before June 10 by fax (2333 1716), email ([email protected]), or in person to the FEHD Hong Kong or Kowloon Cemeteries and Crematoria Office or by post to the above offices. The spokesman advises applicants to submit application forms online so as to avoid postal delays or non-delivery.     
      
     Information on the Cemeteries and Crematoria Offices and Public Niche Allocation Office of FEHD is as follows:
 
Hong Kong Cemeteries and Crematoria Office
Address: 1J Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
Tel: 2570 4318
Fax: 2591 1879
 
Kowloon Cemeteries and Crematoria Office
Address: Upper Ground Floor, 6 Cheong Hang Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon
Tel: 2365 5321
Fax: 2176 4963
 
Public Niche Allocation Office
Address: Upper Ground Floor, Block B, 6 Cheong Hang Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon
Tel:2330 5635
Fax:2333 1716
 
Ends/Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Issued at HKT 11:00
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