() is an area in New Territories
, Hong Kong
. Sheung Shui Town, a part of this area, is part of the Fanling-Sheung Shui New Town
in the North District
of Hong Kong
Town is to its southeast.
Shek Wu Hui (石湖墟) used to be the marketplace of the Sheung Shui area, before the development of Sheung Shui Town. Bounded by Lung Sum Avenue, San Fung Avenue and Jockey Club Road, it was the main market in the Sheung Shui area since 1930s. Today some private residences can be found towering over the old flats in the hui
(market). Most of the buildings we see today were repaired in the 1950s.Sheung Shui Wai
(上水圍), originally dwelled by the Liu (廖) clan, is a walled village
. The ancestral hall Liu Man Shek Tong (廖萬石堂) in the village is one the declared monuments of Hong Kong
The Fung Kai No.1 Secondary School (鳳溪第一中學), located near Sheung Shui Wai, (originally established by the Liu clan), is the largest secondary school in Hong Kong, in terms of area covered. More than one turfed football
field can be found inside the school campus. Because of its green and ample campus, the school used to serve as a scene for local Educational Television
Housing estates in Sheung Shui Town
Home Ownership Scheme Courts
- Yuk Po Court (旭埔苑)
- Choi Po Court......