New World Group Has No Objection to Rezone Mei Foo Community Centre
New World Development Company Limited ("New World Group" or "the Group"; Hong Kong stock code: 17) made the following statements in regard to the application on rezoning Mei Foo Community Centre at 38 Broadway, Phase Two, Mei Foo Sun Chuen from "Residential (Group A)" to "Government, Institution or Community", received by the Town Planning Board.
As the developer of Mei Foo Sun Chuen, New World Group built the Mei Foo Community Centre 40 years ago, aiming to provide a better living environment to the residents with this multi-purpose recreation facility.
New World Group and its subsidiary, Broadway-Nassau Investments Limited, hope to maintain the services provided by the Mei Foo Community Centre and have no objection in rezoning Mei Foo Community Centre at 38 Broadway, Phase Two, Mei Foo Sun Chuen from "Residential (Group A)" to "Government, Institution or Community".
Mei Foo Sun Chuen has undergone about 40 years of change. In view of this, New World Group is going to renovate and upgrade the Mei Foo Community Centre and its facilities in response to the needs of the residents for a better living environment in the near future, including the installation of passageways for wheelchair users. Details are under deliberation and the project will start within this year.