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Belvedere Garden (Chinese :麗城花園) is one of the largest-scale private housing estates in Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong, located at the seaside of Tsuen Wan West.

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Developed by Cheung Kong Holdings, it comprises 6,016 flats in 19 high rise residential towers developed in 3 phases. [1] It was designed to be a self-contained community and was designed with a shopping arcade and a wet market.

History

The estate was completed between 1987 and 1991. [2]

In 2001, the Hang Seng Bank branch at the estate was robbed by Tsui Po-ko, a police officer.

Demographics

According to the 2016 by-census, Belvedere Garden had a population of 18,745. The median age was 43.1 and the majority of residents (92.6 per cent) were of Chinese ethnicity. The average household size was 3.2 people. The median monthly household income of all households (i.e. including both economically active and inactive households) was HK$47,500. [3]

Politics

For the 2019 District Council election, the estate fell within two constituencies. Phase 1 and Phase 2 are located in the Lai To constituency, which was formerly represented by Ronald Tse Man-chak until July 2021, [4] while Phase 3 falls within the Tsuen Wan West constituency, which was formerly represented by Angus Yick Shing-chung until July 2021. [5] [4]

Covid Pandemic

Block 4, Belvedere Garden Phase 2 was placed under lockdown on 19 April 2021 for mandatory testing. [6]

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References

  1. Hutchinson Whampoa Limited: Property Development Archived 2012-04-17 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Belvedere Garden Archived September 25, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Major Housing Estates". 2016 Population By-census. Census and Statistics Department . Retrieved 9 August 2021.
  4. 1 2 "Tsuen Wan District Council - Tsuen Wan DC Members". District Council. Retrieved 9 August 2021.
  5. "Recommended District Council Constituency Areas (Tsuen Wan District)" (PDF). Electoral Affairs Commission . Retrieved 9 August 2021.
  6. "Lockdown in Tsuen Wan as cases with unknown source detected".

Coordinates: 22°22′19″N114°06′07″E / 22.3719°N 114.1020°E / 22.3719; 114.1020