My Tanglin Halt Heritage Tour [English] (28 May 2022)

My Tanglin Halt Heritage Tour [English] (28 May 2022)

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Queenstown MRT Station (Near Mr Bean)

301 Commonwealth Avenue

Singapore, 149729

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Explore one of Singapore's oldest, most iconic neighbourhoods before it's gone

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Do you know that the first HDB flats, branch library and polyclinic are located in Queenstown?

My Tanglin Halt Heritage Tour traces the evolution of Queenstown as Singapore's first satellite town. The tour visits landmarks such as the first HDB flats along Stirling Road, the former Malayan railways and black & white bungalows at Wessex estate.

Participants will hear first-hand accounts of the charming neighbourhood from long time residents in Tanglin Halt.

Who should come?

  • Everyone is welcome to participate in this exciting tour!

Duration & Meeting Place

  • Approximate Duration: 3 hours
  • Language: English
  • Please arrive at Queenstown MRT Station (near Mr Bean, #02-06, on the concourse level, opposite the gantry for Exits A and B) 15 minutes before 8.30am.
  • The tour will proceed rain or shine

What to bring?

  • Wear comfortable clothes and suitable shoes
  • Bring along hand sanitizer, insect repellent, EZ-Link card, a bottle of water and an umbrella
  • Asthmatic individuals are encouraged to bring their inhaler.
  • If you have earphones (with a standard 3.5mm audio jack) please bring them along, as we will be using radio guides for the tour!

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

  • Mask is optional for outdoor, but please wear a mask for all indoor activities.
  • All participants must be vaccinated
  • If you are feeling unwell or are tested positive, please do not join the tour.

Disclaimer

  • By agreeing to participate in the tour, participants will be responsible for any injuries, loss, or damage due to carelessness of other actions on his/her part or that of children under his/her charge.
  • It is compulsory for a parent/guardian to accompany any child of or under the age of 12
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Queenstown MRT Station (Near Mr Bean)

301 Commonwealth Avenue

Singapore, 149729

Singapore

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