Daily Archives: January 29, 2013

HISTORY – Photos From Within the Abandoned Wanchai Police Station 7

One of the few colonial buildings remaining in HK, the currently disused Wanchai Police Station was built in 1932…

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Wan Chai Police Station at its opening in 1932, via Wikimedia

Though the station (also known as ‘number 2 station’) sat directly on Victoria Harbour until the 1960s, the building itself was also built on reclaimed land. It was constructed during the Praya East Reclamation Scheme.

It closed in 2010 but, as a Grade III historic building, it will be partly redeveloped for business and commercial use. Below are some shots taken from inside the building, two years after it closed…