My Turf

Dismay over future of Golden Mile Complex

My Turf is a fortnightly series that aims to share untold stories of our neighbourhoods. In this instalment, we take a look at Golden Mile Complex.

(Clockwise from above) The building is well known for having shops with signs entirely in Thai, as an arrival and departure point for long-haul bus services, and for its food and eateries.
The building is well known for having shops with signs entirely in Thai.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
(Clockwise from above) The building is well known for having shops with signs entirely in Thai, as an arrival and departure point for long-haul bus services, and for its food and eateries.
The building is well known as an arrival and departure point for long-haul bus services.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
(Clockwise from above) The building is well known for having shops with signs entirely in Thai, as an arrival and departure point for long-haul bus services, and for its food and eateries.
The building is well known for its food and eateries.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

Besides its iconic stepped terraced design, nothing else about Golden Mile Complex catches the eye.

Its interior is dimly lit, the floor tiles are chipped and the drab walls could have done with a fresh coat of paint a long time ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 29, 2018, with the headline 'Dismay over future of Golden Mile Complex'. Subscribe