Harcourt Road [1961- ] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Harcourt Road [1961- ]

Current condition: 
In use
Date Place completed: 
c.1961-04-01 (Month, Day are approximate)

Named after

Admiral Cecil Harcourt (1892-1959), the head of a provisional military government in Hong Kong from September 1945 to April 1946.


Harcourt Road is about 650 m (0,4 miles) long and connects Connaught and Gloucester Roads


  • 1991: Harcourt Road opened (see below).

The third major project during this year was the dual carriageway through the site of the former Naval Dockyard connecting Connaught Road and Gloucester Road [Hong Kong Government Report for 1961 (p. 249)]

More details on the history and the construction can be found here: Handover of military areas to the HK Government .

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