Un Chau Estate Phase I and III at Cheung Sha Wan

photo of end wallphoto of innovative layout

Category

Information

Target of Protection

Residents in Phase I and III of Un Chau Estate, Cheung Sha Wan

Total Number of Flats

2,800

Major Noise Sources

Cheung Sha Wan Road, Hing Wah Street and Un Chau Street

Environmental Gain

All the flats comply with the road traffic noise criterion

Year of Completion

1998

Noise Mitigation Measures adopted:

innovative layout photo of innovative layout
noise tolerant building photo of innovative layout
end wall photo of end wall

Major Noise Source

Target of Protection

Innovative Layout

Noise Tolerant Building

End Wall

Innovative Layout:

Noise tolerant portions ( including bathrooms, kitchens, stairwells and lift cores) are arranged to face the noise source

Noise Reduction:

About 15 dB(A)

Noise Tolerant Building:

Building with innovative layout acts as noise shielding structure to protect the residents at the back

Noise Reduction:

About 4-7 dB(A)

End Wall:

Buildings are orientated with end wall facing the dominant noise source

Noise Reduction:

About 2-3 dB(A)