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Luk Yeung Sun Chuen

Luk Yeung Sun Chuen
Luk Yeung Sun Chuen (middle ground) in March 2008
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General information
Location22-66 Wai Tsuen Road, Tsuen Wan, New Territories
Coordinates22°22′25″N 114°07′12″E / 22.37363°N 114.11990°E / 22.37363; 114.11990
StatusCompleted
Population10,742 (2016)
No. of blocks17
No. of units4,056
Constructed1979–1984
Luk Yeung Sun Chuen
Traditional Chinese綠楊新邨
Simplified Chinese绿杨新邨

Luk Yeung Sun Chuen (Chinese: 綠楊新邨) is a private housing estate adjacent to the MTR Tsuen Wan station, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong. It comprises 17 high-rise buildings with a total of 4000 flats.[1] It was developed in 1983 and 1984 by a consortium of property developers, including MTR Corporation, Hong Kong Land, Jardine Matheson Holdings, Kiu Kwong Investment and Dah Sing Group.[2]

The MTR Tsuen Wan Depot is located underneath Luk Yeung Sun Chuen.

History

In 1977, the Mass Transit Railway Corporation (MTRC) began seeking developers with whom to form a joint venture responsible for developing the airspace above the Tsuen Wan Extension railway depot.[3] In 1979, MTRC awarded the contract to build the depot, including the columns and podium slab for the topside development, to the Dragages Coignet Joint Venture.[4]

The residential blocks received their respective occupation permits during 1983 and 1984.

Demographics

According to the 2016 by-census, Luk Yeung Sun Chuen had a population of 10,742. The median age was 43.6 and the majority of residents (94 per cent) were of Chinese ethnicity. The average household comprised 2.9 persons. The median monthly household income of all households (i.e. including both economically active and inactive households) was HK$36,440.[5]

Politics

Luk Yeung Sun Chuen is located in Luk Yeung constituency of the Tsuen Wan District Council.[6] It was formerly represented by Roy Pun Long-chung, who was elected in the 2019 elections until July 2021.[7]

Facilities

Luk Yeung Galleria is a major shopping centre owned by the MTR Corporation. The estate is also home to Liu Po Shan Memorial College and Kwai-ming Wu Memorial School of the Precious Blood.

Education

Luk Yeung Sun Chuen is in Primary One Admission (POA) School Net 62, which includes schools in Tsuen Wan and areas nearby. The net includes multiple aided schools and one government school, Hoi Pa Street Government Primary School.[8]

Tsuen Wan Depot

MTR Urban Lines Vision Train parked at Tsuen Wan Depot, November 2018

The Tsuen Wan Depot was built in 1982 to house and maintain MTR M-Train EMU trains serving on the Tsuen Wan line. This depot is capable of housing 40 trains, and cleaning of trains as well as minor and major inspections of trains are carried out in this depot.

From 1998 to 2001, all MTR M-Train EMU trains were refurbished at this depot under the supervision of United Goninan, the company responsible for the project.

References

  1. ^ MTR Properties
  2. ^ Luk Yeung Sun Chuen
  3. ^ "MTR seeks developers". South China Morning Post. 20 November 1977. p. 10.
  4. ^ "French firm wins Tsun Wan contract". South China Morning Post. 12 July 1979. p. 9.
  5. ^ "Major Housing Estates". 2016 Population By-census. Census and Statistics Department. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Recommended District Council Constituency Areas (Tsuen Wan District)" (PDF). Electoral Affairs Commission. Retrieved 3 August 2021.
  7. ^ "Tsuen Wan District Council - Tsuen Wan DC Members". District Council. Retrieved 3 August 2021.
  8. ^ "POA School Net 62" (PDF). Education Bureau. Retrieved 12 September 2022.
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