Hanoi to relocate Old Quarters residents for preservation
Hanoi will need around 40.6 ha of land and almost 4.3 trillion VND to
relocate residents from the Old Quarters in Hoan Kiem district for a
At a meeting to discuss the scheme in Hanoi
on July 6, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Van
Khoi said the scheme is intended to improve urban environment in the Old
Quarters and facilitate the preservation of Hanoi’s ancient streets.
in Hoan Kiem district’s 10 wards, the ancient streets now have a total
population of around 66,660 people or 840 people per hectare. Under the
scheme approved until 2020, 26,200 people will be relocated.
the first phase of the scheme, around 7,200 people will move from the
Old Quarters to the newly-built Viet Hung residential area in Long Bien