Urban Underground Space

To Create a Coherent, Connected, High Quality and Vibrant Network of Underground Space
To Create a Coherent, Connected, High Quality and Vibrant Network of Underground Space
Welcome

Welcome to the website of the Pilot Study on Underground Space Development in Selected Strategic Urban Areas.

In many densely developed urban areas, Hong Kong is experiencing heavy pedestrian and traffic flows leading to a congested street environment. Besides, the densely built environment and limited land resources have limited the scope for further development of the urban areas to satisfy long-term community needs.

In June 2015, the Government commissioned the “Pilot Study on Underground Space Development in Selected Strategic Urban Areas” covering four selected Strategic Urban Areas (SUAs), namely Tsim Sha Tsui West, Causeway Bay and Happy Valley, and Admiralty/Wan Chai. The Study aims to identify the potential for underground space developments in each of these areas, and to formulate Underground Master Plans to guide the future underground space development.

Welcome

Excerpts of "Subsurface Rules", RTHK

Welcome to the website of the Pilot Study on Underground Space Development in Selected Strategic Urban Areas.

In many densely developed urban areas, Hong Kong is experiencing heavy pedestrian and traffic flows leading to a congested street environment. Besides, the densely built environment and limited land resources have limited the scope for further development of the urban areas to satisfy long-term community needs.

In June 2015, the Government commissioned the “Pilot Study on Underground Space Development in Selected Strategic Urban Areas” covering four selected Strategic Urban Areas (SUAs), namely Tsim Sha Tsui West, Causeway Bay and Happy Valley, and Admiralty/Wan Chai. The Study aims to identify the potential for underground space developments in each of these areas, and to formulate Underground Master Plans to guide the future underground space development.

What's New
2018 Feb
12

Briefing Session Presentation Material is available for download, please click here.

2018 Jan
15

Design Ideas Competition will commence on 01 Feb 2018. Please click here for more details.

2017 Feb
21

Please click here for the Article by the Head of Geotechnical Engineering Office, CEDD on Underground Space Development.

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