Home-Grown Architecture Firm P&T Group Celebrates 150 Years of Designing and Defining Hong Kong's History and Urban Environment

Mar 2019

P&T Group Directors celebrated the company’s 150th anniversary with the Honourable Mrs. Carrie Lam Cheng, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, on 13 March 2019 at the Hong Kong Club.

(From the left: Mr. Simon Ling, Mr. Michael Lui, Mr. Henry Yip, Mr. Dave Yip, Mr. Sern Vithespongse, Ms. Janette Chan, Chief Executive Mrs. Carrie Lam, Mr. Chris Che, Mr. Choy Meng Yew, Mr. Leung Wai Man, Ms. Jennifer Lee, Mr. James Abbott)

P&T Group (The Group) - an architectural and engineering consultancy first established in Hong Kong in 1868 - celebrated its 150th year of designing and building Hong Kong and other cities with a cocktail reception on 13 March at The Hong Kong Club. Guest of Honour Chief Executive Mrs. Carrie Lam attended the event along and congratulated the company on its success in shaping cityscapes around the globe.

"It’s a pleasure to come here to celebrate with you all the 150th anniversary of the P&T Group," said Mrs. Lam. "The Group really has defined Hong Kong’s past and has actually built Hong Kong through many distinguished projects buildings. I am very pleased that P&T Group has also helped to preserve some of these historic buildings, like the Professor Jao Tsung-I’s Cultural Centre. "

Hong Kong brand P&T Group is a multi-national company which designed and built many of the city's timeless landmarks, such as the former Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank Headquarter building in 1883 and the city’s first multi-storey shopping centre Beaconsfield Arcade in 1880.

"Over the years, P&T Group has expanded from a few pioneers’ dream to one of the largest international consultancies globally," said Ms. Janette Chan, Group Director, P&T Group. "We now have 14 offices in China, Singapore, Thailand, Middle East, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Malaysia; a strong team of more than 1600 architects, engineers, and designers; and projects carried out worldwide in over 100 cities. Upholding our core values of delivering high quality, tailor-made, and sustainable projects, the Group will continue to serve our clients and our society with responsibility, reliability, and all our hearts."

As a company deeply-rooted in Hong Kong, the Group also looks forward to exploring different ways of contributing more to its birthplace and headquarters.