Wednesday, December 2, 2015   

West Wing classified as grade one building
(12-17 13:05)

Antiquities Advisory Board has decided to classified the West Wing of the old Central Government Offices as grade one historic building.
The building is set to be keep and preserve, whether it is grade as class one or class two, said chairman Bernard Charnwut Chan.
Chan said members faced certain pressure as the public seek to keep the buildings. He said public opinion was heard and members have voted accordingly.
At today's meeting, 12 members voted for the Grade 1 status, while 8 voted to keep it as a Grade 2 building, with two abstentions, RTHK reported.
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