Information Sheet

The information sheet covers the background information and history of Mei Ho House that helps to foster the understanding of this historical building. 

This chapter explains how Shek Kip Mei Fire paved for the establishment of the first stage of resettlement blocks in Shek Kip Mei and in turn the provisions of public housing in Hong Kong.

This chapter helps to discover the past social condition of Hong Kong through the structure and environment of Mei Ho House and the daily life and living habits of Shek Kip Mei residents.

This chapter explains the four strategies of “Redevelopment”, Rehabilitation”, “Preservation”, “Revitalisation” under heritage preservation and revitalization strategies in Hong Kong, and how the Hong Kong Youth Hostels Association revitalized Mei Ho House into a youth hostel through the Development Bureau’s “Revitalising Historic Buildings Through Partnership Scheme” which helps to preserve and redevelop the historic heritage.