Yung Shek House Shek Yam Estate at Kwai Chung

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Category

Information

Target of Protection

Residents in Yung Shek House, Shek Yam Estate , Kwai Chung

Total Number of Flats

1,418

Major Noise Sources

Lei Muk Road and Tai Pak Tin Street

Environmental Gain

All the flats comply with the road traffic noise criterion

Year of Completion

2000

Noise Mitigation Measures adopted:

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Major Noise Source

Target of Protection

Innovative Layout

Noise Tolerant Building

Innovative Layout:

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

Noise Reduction:

About 5-15 dB(A)

Type of Noise Tolerant Building:

Commercial centre (30m high) and carpark (18m high) act as noise shielding structures to protect the residents at the back

Noise Reduction:

About 5-9 dB(A)