Dakota Crescent demolition works to begin next year

As announced in 2017, six blocks - 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 20 - around the Dove playground in Dakota Crescent estate will be retained, following a conservation proposal by a group of architects to save and re-adapt key structures there.
As announced in 2017, six blocks - 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 20 - around the Dove playground in Dakota Crescent estate will be retained, following a conservation proposal by a group of architects to save and re-adapt key structures there.ST FILE PHOTO

Parts of the Dakota Crescent estate, built in 1958, will be torn down from the first half of next year.

The Housing Board has called for a tender to tear down blocks 2, 4, 6, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 and 32 as well as other ancillary structures at the estate off Old Airport Road.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 09, 2019, with the headline 'Dakota Crescent demolition works to begin next year'. Print Edition | Subscribe