New initiatives aim to revive kampung spirit in HDB flats
Two initiatives to be piloted in Tampines soon to help residents connect and bond
Published on May 25, 2014 8:56 AM
Tampines Central will become a testbed for two new ideas to encourage public flat residents to connect, bond and revive the "kampung" spirit.
Public walkways that run through housing estates will be turned into "social linkways", by adding seating or exhibits, for instance, to encourage people to linger when they meet a neighbour.
A one-stop hub for community activities, which can help develop residents' ideas for more such initiatives, will also be set up.
These two initiatives will be piloted from next month to May next year, to see if they can get residents to know one another better.
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