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About This GigapanToggle
- Taken by
- Explore score
- 0.11 Gigapixels
- Date added
- Jun 12, 2013
- Date taken
- Aug 10, 2012
The bay has undergone massive reclamation over the past century. Even San Po Kong, which is now far from the coast, was reclaimed from the bay in the early days.
The western part of the bay is now protected from the sea by a breakwater, and forms the To Kwa Wan typhoon shelter. A small barrel rock, the Kowloon Rock, is in the typhoon shelter. Other barrel rocks, the Channel Rock and the Hoi Sham Island (also To Kwa Wan Island), are now connected to land at the former Kai Tak International Airport runway and at To Kwa Wan respectively, by land reclamation.
Electrical and Mechanical Services Department Headquarters
Enterprise Square Five, comprising the MegaBox shopping mall and two office buildings
Kai Yip Estate
Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre (KITEC)
There are plans to convert the bay (reclaiming part or even the entire bay) and the former airport site into an in-city new town which would house 240 to 340 thousand residents, a sport stadium, and a pier for cruises. The reduction in demand for land and environmental issue led to a revision of the project.
The reclamation is serviced by MTR Kowloon Bay Station on the Kwun Tong Line which is beside Telford Plaza, along with many bus routes along Kwun Tong Road.