SINGAPORE - Tampines residents got their hands dirty on Sunday when they left their hand prints on wooden boards that will eventually line the perimeter of the construction site of a new Tampines town hub.
They were at an event to mark the start of construction of the hub. When completed in 2018, the hub, which is about the size of seven football fields, will house sports, retail and community service centres.
On Sunday, Education Minister Heng Swee Keat, who is the anchor minister for Tampines GRC, also visited a new information centre near the construction site which will keep residents updated on the progress of the town hub.
The People's Association said on Sunday that it has gathered views from more than 15,000 residents since the plan for the new hub was announced in 2011. It also welcomes residents to continue giving feedback on the hub.