Tag Archives: Seletar Hills

The Forgotten Former Schools at Parry Avenue

Parry Avenue came into existence after the war but its surrounding areas were still largely undeveloped in the early fifties. The Singapore Rural Board, in 1949, prohibited pig rearing activities near Parry Avenue as it was developed as a residential … Continue reading

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Singapore’s Vanished Markets and Hawker Centres

In October 2011, the government announced plans to build ten more hawker centres over the next decade. Since the early seventies, hawker centres had become part of Singapore’s unique culture. The mid-eighties saw some 140 markets and hawker centres located … Continue reading

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