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.



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29/05/2022   Development Bureau

古洞北福利服務綜合大樓 (Chinese only)


25/05/2022   SOCAM

組裝合成建築 邁向綠色社區 (Chinese only)


Courtesy of ArchSD

Highlights on Current Status

Completed in Q4 2022

Project Current Status


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

Date of Completion

Q4 2022



Construction Commencement Date

Dec 2019

Commencement of MiC Works

Q1 2021

Completion Date of MiC Installation

Q1 2022

Date of Completion

Q4 2022

Module Type

Module System

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: 02.06.2023 14:56:48

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