Yat Hing & Co (日興建築) – Contractors from the 1920s to 1960s

York Lo: Yat Hing & Co (日興建築) – Contractors from the 1920s to 1960s

Yat Hing & Co Image 1 York Lo

Ad for  Yat Hing & Co from HKBCA yearbook

Founded in 1923, Yat Hing & Co was a leading contractor in HK from the 1920s to 1960s authorized to work for the Admiralty, Army & Royal Air Force and also engaged all types of civil engineering works such as buildings, factories, bridges, dockyards (Tai Koo was a client), sanitary and transportation based on above ad. The proprietor of Yat Hing & Co was Yu Sheung (余雙), who had served on the board of the HK Building Contractors Association and the firm operated out of 80 Hennessy Road in Wanchai. It does not appear that the firm was ever incorporated.

Any additional info about the firm and its proprietor would be much appreciated.

Yat Hing & Co Image 2 York Lo

Yat Hing owner Yu Sheung (HKBCA)

This article was first posted on 19th April 2019.

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