Speakers: Mr. ALAN KWAN, Assistant Project Manager, Paul Y. Construction Company, Limited
In October 2007, the West Island Line (WIL) scheme was gazetted under the Railway Ordinance. One of the WIL stations, Kennedy Town Station will be located at the site of the existing Kennedy Town Swimming Pool on Smithfield Road. As a result, re-provisioning of existing pool is on the critical path of MTRC WIL as construction of Kennedy Town Station cannot be commenced until the new complex is completed and in operation.
This swimming pool new complex will be completed in two phases to coincide with the construction and completion of WIL. To match the overall construction progress of the West Island Line, the Phase 1 of this Project has to be completed on or before 14 March 2011. Within 20 months of time, the Project was built from an open ground to a modern sport facility and allowed move-in of the swimming pool operator.
The new Kennedy Town Swimming Pool Complex features structure steel roof and metal cladding system in space-shuttle-ship shape. With the Phase 2 completed on 2015, it will be a landmark of the sea front in Kennedy Town.
About the Speaker:
Mr. Alfred Cheng is an Associate of AECOM and has over 21 years experience for the structural design, project management and site supervision of varies structural engineering projects including residential buildings, commercial, hotel, railway building structures, footbridge, hospital and tunnel projects. He was the Project Associate for MTR WIL C710 Swimming Pool Re-provisioning, Kennedy Town. A new swimming pool complex is required at Kennedy Town Praya for the re-provisioning works to the Kennedy Town Station of WIL to provide all year Indoor pool facility.
Mr. Alan Kwan is the Assistant Project Manager of Paul Y. Construction Company, Limited and is currently managing the construction of Tuen Mun Swimming Pool Project with contract sum approx. HK$512 million. He is graduated from the Civil and Environmental Department of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a MSc Degree in Civil Infrastructure Engineering and Management (CIEM). He is also a project management professional in Project Management Institution (PMI) and the member of CIOB. Mr. Kwan has taken part in a few large scale civil and building projects in Hong Kong and Macau such as Hong Kong International Exhibition Centre (HKIEC), Venetian Cotai Resort Parcel 2 and the Re-Provisional of Kennedy Town Swimming Pool.
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