Some ask if proposed Downtown South should be built on Pulau Brani

Cranes and containers on Pulau Brani on Aug 21. Some have questioned if having a "Downtown South" resort on Pulau Brani would be the best use of the island.
Cranes and containers on Pulau Brani on Aug 21. Some have questioned if having a "Downtown South" resort on Pulau Brani would be the best use of the island.ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

SINGAPORE - There are exciting things ahead for Pulau Brani after years of operating as a port terminal, with plans to build attractions such as theme parks on the island, after Brani Terminal is relocated to Tuas Port by 2027.

Revealing the plans at the National Day Rally last Sunday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong also disclosed that a "Downtown South" resort is likely to be built on Pulau Brani. This would add to Downtown East, the lifestyle hub in Pasir Ris which hosts, among other things, a resort, amusement park, event spaces and shops, and is run by the National Trade Unions Congress (NTUC).

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