Upper Wong Tai Sin Estate at Wong Tai Sin

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Category

Information

Target of Protection

Residents in Upper Wong Tai Sin Estate , Wong Tai Sin

Total Number of Flats

4,200

Major Noise Sources

Lung Cheung Road and Wong Tai Sin Road

Environmental Gain

All the flats comply with the road traffic noise criterion

Year of Completion

2000

Noise Mitigation Measures adopted:

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end wall photo of end wall

Major noise source

Target of protection

Innovative Layout

Noise Tolerant Building

Noise barrier

End Wall

Innovative Layout:

Noise tolerant portions ( including corridors and stairwells) are arranged to face the noise source

Noise Reduction:

About 5-18 dB(A)

Type of Noise Tolerant Building:

Commercial centre acts as noise shielding structure to protect the residents at the back

Noise Reduction:

About 5-10dB(A)

Dimension of Barrier:

Vertical barrier: 5m high and 15 m in length; Cantilevered barrier: 8m high with a 1m wide cantilevered panel and 115 m in length

Materials Selection:

Concrete

Noise Reduction:

About 5 dB(A)

End Wall:

End wall is arranged to face the noise source

Noise Reduction:

About 2-3 dB(A)