Daily Archives: September 29, 2012


HISTORY – Inside Central’s Abandoned Prison & Police Station, Hollywood Road 9

The old Central Police Station, Victoria Prison and the Central Magistracy are declared monuments located on Hollywood Road, Central.¬†Originally developed in 1864, new blocks were added between 1910 and 1925. The Police Headquarters themselves were constructed in 1919. Below are some exclusive photos of what remains…

During World War II, the prison was occupied by the Japanese and most of the buildings were damaged by bombing. The prison was re-opened for use in 1946 after restoration…