Old Tai Po Police Station (2012)
The Old Tai Po Police Station in Hong Kong is a Grade 1 historic building, built in 1899. In 2010, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG) was selected by the Development Bureau to transform the heritage site into a "Green Hub for Sustainable Living” under Batch II of the "Revitalising Historic Buildings Through Partnership Scheme" (Revitalisation Scheme).
The aim of the Green Hub project is to transform the Old Tai Po Police Station into an influential landmark for Hong Kong and the region to promote sustainable living and integrated conservation by:
- adopting an integrated approach to conserve the historic and architectural values, the heritage trees, and the egretry of ecological importance;
- serving as a centre for developing, teaching and promoting simple, affordable and meaningful initiatives for ecologically-responsible and low-carbon living; and
- promoting a range of training and educational programmes to help people understand and tackle the most pressing ecological and social concerns of modern life.
The renovation work of this historic site was completed in August 2015.
Green Hub (Old Tai Po Police Station) in 2015