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Five Flag Poles of the Wharf near Star Ferry Pier and Ocean Terminal.
Five flags are of the Wharf, Harbour City, Cable TV, Wharf T&T and Star Ferry.


The Wharf (Holdings) Limited ( ), or Wharf (九倉) in short, ( ) is a company founded in 1886 in Hong Kongmarker. As its name suggests, the company's original business was in running wharfage and dockside warehousing, and it was known as The Hongkong and Kowloon Wharf and Godown Company, Limited and renamed to the current title in 1986.

Major holder is Wheelock & Co.

Even today, the company is still the owner of two traditional transportation companies, the Hong Kong Tramway and the Star Ferry, although those two icons of Hong Kong now form a relatively small part of the company's portfolio. The Five Flag Poles, a set of flag poles flying flags of the company, are a short walk from the Star Ferry's Tsim Sha Tsui pier and form a local landmark and meeting point.

In a more modern vein, the company owns two major flagship properties in the Harbour City and Times Squaremarker shopping centres in Hong Kong. Both owe their origins to the company's transportation heritage, as they are respectively built on the site of the company's original wharf, and on the site of the Hong Kong Tramway's original tram depot.

Other holdings in Hong Kong include i-CABLE, Cable TV and Wharf T&T, and Modern Terminals.The company also holds many properties in the Tsim Sha Tsuimarker district of Kowloonmarker.

Wharf Holdings also owns operations and residential developments in Singaporemarker through its Wheelock Properties subsidiary. Such properties include Wheelock Placemarker and the former Seaview Hotel.

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