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Historical Building@Kwun Tong

 

Block  Ex-Royal Air Force Station (Kai Tak)   Block

The Ex-Royal Air Force (RAF) Station (Kai Tak) was located at No. 50-51 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon Bay. It was classified as Grade 1 historic buildings on 16 April 2010. The existing buildings include the Ex-RAF Station (Kai Tak) Headquarters Building (near Kai Yip Estate), the Officers' Quarters Compound, RAF Officers' Mess, and the Officers' Quarters Compound Annex Block No. 2 (near Ping Shek Estate). The headquarters building now houses the Caritas Family Crisis Support Centre, while the officers' quarters compounds have become the Kai Tak Campus of Hong Kong Baptist University.

Year Use of the Buildings
1933 – 1978 Ex- Royal Air Force Station (Kai Tak)
1978 – 1981 Kai Tak Vietnamese Refugee Camp
1989 – 1992 Kai Tak Vietnamese Boat People Departure Centre
1992 – 1997 Kai Tak Vietnamese Migrant Transit Centre
2001 – Present Caritas Family Crisis Support Centre and Kai Tak Campus of Hong Kong Baptist University
 
The Royal Air Force Station (Kai Tak) Headquarters Building in 1978.
The Headquarters Building of the Ex-Royal Air Force Station (Kai Tak) now houses the Caritas Family Crisis Support Centre. Old signage is still remained on the wall at the Centre.
The Officers' Quarters Compound, RAF Officers' Mess of the Ex-Royal Air Force Station (Kai Tak) now houses the Kai Tak Campus of Hong Kong Baptist University.
The Officers' Quarters Compound Annex Block No. 2 of the Ex-Royal Air Force Station (Kai Tak) now houses the Kai Tak Campus of Hong Kong Baptist University.