Siu Lam NGAN

Siu Lam NGAN

“Don’t ever try to learn gambling. This is very important — don’t learn to gamble. After all it is better to keep our heads down and work hard.”


Siu Lam NGAN
Retired Barber

Origin - Mainland China


"Mr. Siu Lam Ngan was born in Shanghai, China. At the age of 15, Ngan’s father fell ill and was bedridden, being the eldest son of the family, the responsibility fell onto him. He went to Hong Kong to seek refuge from his uncle, soon after arriving in Hong Kong Ngan found a job in a hair salon and started working as an apprentice. Ngan came to the UK in 1972. In London Chinatown he found his first job, and worked as a barber in the area. Ngan worked in Chinatown since 1972. He left the community there after he retired."