Bringing together global industry leaders to deliver Hong Kong’s most important investment in sports infrastructure in recent decades

Kai Tak Sports Park Ltd. (KTSPL) has been awarded the contract for the design, build, construction and operation of the Kai Tak Sports Park

KTSPL is a subsidiary of New World Development Company Limited and NWS Holdings Limited established specifically for the project. Its project team comprises overseas and local experts experienced in design, construction, venue management, sales and marketing, and retail and operation. Additional information on the consortium partners can be found below, and for additional Government information you may click here.


Founded in 1964, Hip Hing Engineering is one of the leading construction companies in Hong Kong. Hip Hing Engineering is renowned for its capability to complete complex and technically demanding projects which has resulted in many clients trusting Hip Hing Engineering to construct many of the landmark buildings which define Hong Kong.

With over five decades of experience in the design, procurement, engineering and construction disciplines, Hip Hing Engineering is able to provide comprehensive project delivery services from the beginning to the end of the project life-cycle. In addition, Hip Hing Engineering has been commissioned by both the government and the private sector to implement numerous large-scale projects, such as the Xiqu Center, the Tamar Government Headquarters, and the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Hip Hing Engineering is responsible for the construction of Kai Tak Sports Park.


ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences.

ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem-solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world deliver locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders.

ASM Global is the parent company of SMG, the Nominated First Tier Sub-contractor (Operate) for Kai Tak Sports Park.


Populous is a global architecture and design firm which designs the places where people love to be together, like Yankee Stadium, Kuala Lumpur Sports City, the London Olympics, and the Super Bowl. Over the last 35 years, Populous has designed more than 3,000 projects worth US $40 billion across emerging and established markets.

Populous’ comprehensive services include architecture, urban design, interior design, event planning and overlay, master planning, landscape design, environmental graphics and wayfinding, and sustainable design consulting. With regional headquarters in Kansas City, London, and Brisbane, Populous has 18 offices on four continents.

Populous is the designer leading the Kai Tak Sports Park masterplan and as well as all venue designs including the Main Stadium, Indoor Sports Centre, Public Sports Ground and retail facilities. As part of Kai Tak Sports Park Limited, Populous is creating a precinct that resonates with the community and provides lasting and durable sports success for Hong Kong.


ARUP is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry. From more than 89 offices in 34 countries ARUP’s 14,000 designers, engineers, planners and consultants deliver innovative projects across the world with creativity and passion.

Since its founding in 1946, ARUP has pioneered ground-breaking strategies, technical excellence and social purpose. From the Bird’s Nest in Beijing to the Singapore Sports Hub, ARUP combines design, technical and commercial expertise to help create world-class sporting facilities with enduring value.

At the Kai Tak Sports Park, ARUP will provide total engineering design services including specialist services – ranging from civil, structural, geotechnical and building services engineering to traffic, fire, façade, acoustics, AV, ICT, security and sustainability.


Simon Kwan & Associates Limited specializes in architectural design, urban planning and interior design. Projects include institutional, commercial and residential building types. The Simon Kwan & Associates Limited’s depth and range of design experience ensures that each project is individually scaled, organized and elaborated; it is particularly adept at creating design opportunities from apparent limits and constraints.

In over 45 years of practice, high regard for aesthetic quality, technical efficacy, environmental performance, and value actualization has earned the Simon Kwan & Associates Limited many prizes and distinctions.

Simon Kwan & Associated Limited will be the Executive Architect and Authorized Person for the project, leading workshops and liaisons with statutory bodies, preparing and submitting the General Building Plans in accordance to Building Ordinance and related legislations.


ADI Limited is a leading international landscape architecture, urban design and environmental practice established to bring together design professionals with a common vision from across Asia.

Registered in Hong Kong and Manila with over 70 professional staff throughout the region, ADI is able to combine local expertise with international project experience.

ADI is driven by the pursuit of quality and believe that there is a direct correlation between the quality of environment and lives. ADI recognize that there is a social dimension to design and that landscape architecture is generated not only by the material needs of people but also their need for spiritual fulfilment. It is this approach to design and innovation which has resulted in ADI receiving recognition through numerous awards.

As a Landscape designer of the project, landscape design as part of the overall design theme to create the identity of the development.  Landscape layout and hard & soft landscaping design to serve for the functional and operational needs of the project.


Commuting and Accessibility

The project site of the Kai Tak Sports Park takes an area of around 28 hectares in the north apron of the former airport.

Kai Tak Station and Sung Wong Toi Station are within 10 minutes’ walk; with Station Square connecting these stations to Kai Tak Sports Park.

Pedestrian walkways
Pedestrian walkways will connect the Kai Tak Sports Park to new developments in To Kwa Wan, Ma Tau Kok, Kowloon City and Kai Tak districts.

Kai Tak Sports Park is located near two public transport interchanges.

Kai Tak Sports Park is located near Kowloon City Ferry Pier.

The precinct provides ample public parking spaces.

*Final designs are subject to change.


Other Features

Sports and Leisure facilities to be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities, all day, every day.

The 14-hectare open space will cater to a diverse range of user groups from community and participatory sports, active recreation, and sports events. It is composed of a rich tapestry of activity and education zones, galleries, trails and elements that honor the iconic Kai Tak Airport and heritage.

Sports Avenue
The Sports Avenue runs across the entire precinct from North to South, offering connections from the adjacent Station Square the Kai Tak and Sung Wong Toi MTR Stations, and through to the harbourfront promenade.

Main Plaza
Located in the heartbeat of the precinct, the Main Plaza can be used for community recreation activities or events. The canopy over the Main Plaza is designed to provide abundant shade for visitors during event and crowd dispersal, and underneath the Main Plaza, a sub-podium passageway will offer an additional visitor dispersal route during events.

Event Village
Located east of the Main Stadium, the Event Village offers a mix of lawn and concrete floor surfaces suitable for different sports activities or extension programmes for major events.

South Plaza
Located in the southern part of the precinct, the South Plaza offers an open-air multi-purpose space for a wide range of activities inclusive of trails and activity zones. The South Plaza connects the harbourfront promenade through an outdoor amphitheatre-like terrace.

Neighbourhood Park
The Neighbourhood Park at the northeastern corner of the precinct will be equipped with courts for ball games as well as a cycling track, a jogging trail, a children’s playground and a lawn for recreation.

Dining Cove
The Dining Cove which overlooks the Victoria Harbour will offer a diverse range of food and beverage options.

In addition to restaurants, retail shops, and a health and wellness centre, there will be an international-standard bowling centre with 40 lanes suitable for hosting international tournaments.
*Final designs are subject to change.


Major Venues

A wide variety of international standard sports facilities suitable for both professional and amateur athletes.

Main Stadium
A Main Stadium with a fixed seating capacity of 50,000, with the theme “Pearl of the Orient” as its design inspiration, it boasts a retractable roof and flexible pitch surface that can host a wide range of international, regional and local events in any weather.
The facility has been designed to meet the standards of major international events with customisable staging and seating configurations that cater to various events and crowd sizes. It also adopts a flexible pitch system which can be switched between quality natural turf for premier football or rugby events, to other surface for a myriad of sports, entertainment, and community events. The South Stand honours the great Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tradition, with a vast activity platform set against a panoramic glass wall that provides exceptional views toward Victoria Harbour.

Indoor Sports Centre
An Indoor Sports Centre with a seating capacity of up to 10,000, with 80% of the seats retractable or removable that caters for different events. The venue has been designed to meet the standard of major international tournaments including badminton, basketball, gymnastics, tennis and table tennis. The ancillary sports hall offers a seating capacity of up to 500.
With the use of different arena overlay floor surfaces and removable spectator seating system, the venue can be configured for different sports activities, from elite competitions to community use. Together, the main arena and ancillary sports hall can provide the equivalent space of 12 standard basketball courts for community use when all spectator seats are removed.

Public Sports Ground
A Public Sports Ground with a seating capacity of 5,000, suitable for hosting school sports days, athletics meets, local football and rugby matches, as well as team and athlete training sessions. With the exception of major events, the Public Sports Ground will be open daily to the public for jogging and quali-walk free of charge.
*Final designs are subject to change.