Housing In Singapore

Frogmen and women

Housing in Singapore-past,present and future

Past: Tiong Bharu


Tiong Bahru is the oldest estate. Tiong Bahru was 77 years old. It was formerly the site of a cemetery. Apparently, Mr See Moh Guan was born in Malacca and died in 1879 and the street was named after him. Older generation lives there. Tiong Bahru mean " New Cemetery " until the 1920s it was an area dotted with many cemetery. The present day at Tiong Bahru Road was at on time called " Burial Ground Rd ". In 1925s Tiong Bahru was declared unsanitary and designated for improvement. Tiong Bahru used to be squatters in 1940s to 1950s. Tiong Bahru estate is that its streets are named after chinese pioneers of the 19th and early 20th century (e.g Lim Liak, Kim Pong, Guan Chuan and Chay Yan).


Interviewee 1:


1) What was one of the most memorable time in Tiong Bahru you enjoyed?


She enjoyed the market back in the past.


2) How was life like in the past at Tiong Bahru?


It used to be old and there used to be a market with a lot of people.


3) When were the time when Tiong Bahru started to develop?


It was upgraded in June 2006.



Interviewee 2:


1) What was one of the most memorable time in Tiong Bahru you enjoyed?


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2) How was life in the past at Tiong Bahru?


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3) When was the time when Tiong Bahru started to develop?


In June 2006.


Interviewee 3:


1) What was one of the most memorable time in Tiong Bahru you enjoyed?


The market in the past in Tiong Bahru.


2) How was life in the past at Tiong Bahru?


Used to be a old market until in was upgraded in 2006 June.


3) What was the time when Tiong Bahru started to develop?


In June 2006.


Interviewee 4:


1) What was one of the most memorable time in Tiong Bahru?


Love the foods


2) How was life like in the past at Tiong Bahru?

Used to have a nicer food an King theatre. Hotel is last time a bicycle shop.


3) When was the time when Tiong Bahru started to develop?


In June 2006.




Present: SengKang