Where Are We

2000
January
The Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP) proposed a pedestrian precinct in Central to the government.
2014
July
HKIP, in conjunction with Civic Exchange, City University and transport consultants MVA (HK) Ltd, revisited the 2000 proposal and submitted to the government again.
2015
July
Hong Kong civic groups including Clean Air Network, Designing Hong Kong, Hong Kong Public Space Initiative, supported by Knight Frank, The Conservancy Association, Friends of the Earth (HK), formed the Des Voeux Road Central Initiative. The group was in discussions with relevant Hong Kong SAR Government Bureaux and Departments as well as local business leaders to secure their support for the plan.
2016
July
The Des Voeux Road Central Initiative was re-branded as Walk DVRC.
September
A one-day closure of DVRC, with the scope of 200m of the road, was successfully tried-and-tested.
2017
January
Walk DVRC Ltd was set up on 26th January 2017 to spearhead the Walk DVRC initiative.