Residential Care Homes for the Elderly ("RCHE") in Kwu Tung North

Area 29, Kwu Tung North New Development Area
Courtesy of ArchSD

The Architectural Services Department's ''Multi-welfare Services Complex'' for the Social Welfare Department in Kwu Tung North is an 8-storey building, providing 7 numbers of 250 places residential care homes for the elderly, care and attention home for disabled persons, and day activity centre cum hostel for mentally disabled persons.

The residential care homes for the elderly of the ''Multi-welfare Services Complex'' will provide reprovisioning accommodation for the eligible elderly residents currently living in Dills Corner Garden in the vicinity. The building will be built using Modular Integrated Construction [''MiC''] technology.

Courtesy of ArchSD

Highlights on Current Status

Modules Installation

Project Current Status

Design & Construction stage

No. of MiC Modules


CFA (m²)

Approx. 43,760

MiC CFA (m²)


Superstructure Storeys


MiC Storeys


Construction Cycle of Typical MiC Floor (@ Day cycle)

15 Days

Construction Commencement Date

Dec 2019

Target Year of Completion

Q4 2022



Construction Commencement Date

Dec 2019

Commencement of MiC Works

Q1 2021

Target Completion Date of MiC Installation

Q1 2022

Anticipated Date of Completion

Q4 2022

Module Type No. Module Type (Steel/ Concrete) Width (mm) Length (mm) Length (mm) Inlcuding Corrider & AC Platform Height (mm) Weight (tonnes) No.
MiC-1/1a Concrete  2,560   3,850   3,850   3,300   14   294 
MiC-2/2a Concrete  2,560   3,240   3,240   3,450   16   294 
MiC-3/3a Concrete  1,370   6,000   6,000   3,300   12   294 
MiC-4/4a Concrete  2,200   6,000   6,000   3,300   16   294 
MiC-5/5a Concrete  2,200   6,000   6,000   3,300   16   294 
MiC-6/6a Concrete  2,500   6,000   6,000   3,300   16   294 
            Total  1,764 

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Last Updated: 09.11.2021 09:38:11

2021 Policy Address

2021 Policy Address and MiC

The Chief Executive issues the 2021 Policy Address on October 7, 2021. It mentions the government will continue to implement “Construction 2.0” so as to uplift the productivity and skill level of the sector. Wider use of I&T and Modular Integrated Construction (MiC) will also be promoted to shorten construction time, reduce manpower and enhance safety in construction sites. Moreover, in order to increase and speed up the housing supply, the HKHA and the Hong Kong Housing Society (HKHS) will adopt the MiC and other innovative construction technology more widely. The HKHA will also adopt a new procurement model to suitable projects to allow contractors to undertake design and construction in a bundle. It is hoped that these measures can further optimise and speed up the construction process.