ABOUT

The former Marine Police Headquarters were occupied by the Hong Kong Marine Police from the 1880s up until 1996, except for the period during World War II. The site comprises the Main Building, Stable Block, Time Ball Tower, Old Kowloon Fire Station and Fire Station Accommodation Block.

1884

The Main Building of the former Marine Police Headquarters was completed

1920

An extra top floor was added to the Main Building

1994

Buildings declared monuments under the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance (except for Main Block of the Old Kowloon Fire Station)

2003

The Hong Kong Government commissioned the restoration of this historical site, awarding the tender to CK Asset Holdings Limited as the first private sector adaptive re-use project of its kind in the territory

2003-
2009

The revitalisation took more than six years to complete, and was carried out in accordance with world conservation standards

2019

FWD Group leased the heritage hotel in 1881 Heritage and renamed it as “House 1881”