Industrial Districts – Tuen Mun

This article is the result of several people’s research  into industrial development, manufacturing, and other related topics in Tuen Mun district.

If you can provide information on any of the subjects below, or add to the list, it would be good to hear from you. I can then gradually add to this framework to provide a  fuller picture with an acknowledgment of your contribution.

All contributions are Indhhk Group articles unless otherwise indicated.

Tuen Mun District map

Contributions from:-

HF Hugh Farmer
IDJ
PEK Philip Edward Kenny
NL Nahaha Lau
TM Tymon Mellor
TN Thomas Ngan
ER Elizabeth Ride

Agriculture

Tuen Mun agriculture www. greenpower.org.hk

Courtesy: www.greenpower.org.hk

Brick Kilns

Tuen Mun - 1982 monograph snipped brick kiln

“A brick kiln is one of the local village industries”

IDJ The above image comes from Tuen Mun – From Ancient Port to City of the Future, 1982 account

Brick Works

TM/HF/NL Unidentified Brickworks, Castle Peak Ceramic Company, Keen Sing Brickworks – Tuen Mun

TM Unidentified Brickworks, (Castle Peak Ceramic Company?), Tuen Mun

Keen Sing Brickworks
NL Keen Sing Brickworks (ex-South China Brickworks), Tuen Mun

Castle Peak Ceramic Company

NL/HF Castle Peak Ceramic Company, Tuen Mun 1927-1950s
TM Unidentified Brickworks, (Castle Peak Ceramic Company?), Tuen Mun

Castle Peak Ceramic Co -image main entrance c1930s Tuen Mun Old Photos facebook

The main entrance of CPCC c1930s. Courtesy: Nora Yeung and Tuen Mun Old Photos Facebook page

Cement

IDJ/HF Kaiser Cement Corp, (China Cement Company), Tuen Mun

China Cement site & bulk materials jetty-Tuen Mun-circa 1982 IDJ

China Cement site & bulk materials jetty c1982 Courtesy: IDJ

Ceramics

Tuen Mun - 1982 monograph snipped ceramic factory

IDJ The above image comes from Tuen Mun – From Ancient Port to City of the Future, 1982 account

TM/HF/NL Unidentified Brickworks, Castle Peak Ceramic Company, Keen Sing Brickworks – Tuen Mun

Concrete Production

HF Hong Kong – China Concrete Company Ltd – includes its Tuen Mun batching plant

Desalination Plant

HF/IDJ Lok On Pai Desalting Plant
HF/IDJ Lok On Pai desalting plant, 1975-1981
TN/HF Lok On Pai desalting plant, 1975-1981 – mystery of non-demolition of main Building
PEK Lok On Pai desalting plant – 2014 HK Urbex visit and photographs
HFLok On Pai desalting plant  aerial photos 1973, 1982 and 2013
TM/HF/IDJ Lok On Pai desalting plant – as Transshipment Centre used by the PAA
HF/TM Lok On Pai desalting plant – later Transshipment Centre?
HF Lok On Pai desalting plant – site visit photographs

Electronics

Tuen Mun - 1982 monograph snipped electronics

IDJ The above image comes from Tuen Mun – From Ancient Port to City of the Future, 1982 account

Ferries

Tuen Mun ferries www. greenpower.org.hk

Courtesy: www.greenpower.org.hk

Fisheries

Tuen Mun fisheries www. greenpower.org.hk

Courtesy: www.greenpower.org.hk

General

IDJ Tuen Mun – “From Ancient Port to City of the Future”, 1982 account

Markets 

Tuen Mun markets www. greenpower.org.hk

Courtesy: www.greenpower.org.hk

Mines

Tsing Shan Mine (Castle Peak area)?
HF/ER Tsing Shan Mine (Castle Peak area)? – Japanese occupation, WW2

West Brother Island (Tai Mo To) Graphite Mine
Closer to Lantau island the Brother islands are in fact in Tuen Mun district.
HF Indhhk West Brother Island (Tai Mo To) Graphite Mine

Nai Wai – Fui Sha Wai area

HF Industries in the Nai Wai – Fui Sha Wai area, between Tuen Mun and Yuen Long – 1969 dissertation

Industries Nai Wai.Fui Shan Wan 1969 dissertation boundary lines of area covered

New Town Development

Tuen Mun – From Ancient Port to City of the Future, 1982 account

TUEN MUN history monograph 1982 snipped image

See: Tuen Mun – From Ancient Port to City of the Future, 1982 account

Tuen Mun new town development www. greenpower.org.hk

Tuen Mun industrial area with roads laid out waiting for factories

IDJ: Tuen Mun industrial area with roads laid out waiting for factories – c1980

Quarries

Lam Tei
IDJ/HF Lam Tei Quarry connections with post WW2 proposed Ping Shan Airport
IDJ Lam Tei Quarry – Ping Shan Airport , RAF Technical Magazine Report, May 1946

Petrochemicals

HF Hong Kong Petrochemical Co Ltd – Lok On Pai Jetty, Tun Muen

Plastic Manufacturing

Tuen Mun - 1982 monograph snipped plastic manufacturing

IDJ The above image comes from Tuen Mun – From Ancient Port to City of the Future, 1982 account

Pottery

HF Castle Peak Pottery Kiln [青山陶窰] or Dragon Kiln [龍窰]) c1940-1982, Tuen Mun

Power Stations

Black Point Power Station 

Black Point Power Station-looking West

IDJ: Black Point Power Station looking west

Castle Peak ‘A’ and ‘B’ Power Station

IDJ: The Castle Peak ‘A’ and ‘B’ Power Station

Castle Peak Power Station-overview of site 7

Salt

San Hui
HF/IDJ Salt production at San Hui, Tuen Mun

Shipbuilding

Tuen Mun - 1982 monograph snipped shipbuilding

IDJ The above image comes from Tuen Mun – From Ancient Port to City of the Future, 1982 account

Steel

HF The Shui Wing Steel Company

Textiles

Tuen Mun - 1982 monograph snipped textiles

IDJ The above image comes from Tuen Mun – From Ancient Port to City of the Future, 1982 account

This article was first posted on 24th April 2015.

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