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Kennedy Town Swimming Pool completes

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The final phase of this Farrells designed swimming pool in Hong Kong has opened
The second and final phase of the Kennedy Town Swimming Pool, designed by Farrells, opened on 7 February. It includes two new indoor heated pools, measuring 50 and 25m length respectively, as well as a jacuzzi. The swimming pool’s first phase, comprising a 50m outdoor pool and an outdoor leisure pool, opened to the public in May 2011. The swimming pool’s completion is the capstone of the Kennedy Town MTR station project. The original site chosen for Kennedy Town Station was the Forbes Street Playground. But construction would affect a number of 120-year-old Banyan trees growing on historic stone walls. To protect the trees, the station box was shifted eastward, onto Smithfield and the site of the former A new pool had to be opened before the existing one could be demolished. The site chosen was a surface car park that boasted an uninterrupted sea view but had lain derelict

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