Elections Dept to move from iconic site

The Elections Department office, now at 11 Prinsep Link (above), has been the hub of administrative matters related to elections for nearly 25 years. The move to Novena Rise (left) will consolidate the department's two sites - the Prinsep office and
The Elections Department office, now at 11 Prinsep Link (above), has been the hub of administrative matters related to elections for nearly 25 years. The move to Novena Rise will consolidate the department's two sites - the Prinsep office and a training centre in Victoria Street.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO
The Elections Department office, now at 11 Prinsep Link (above), has been the hub of administrative matters related to elections for nearly 25 years. The move to Novena Rise (left) will consolidate the department's two sites - the Prinsep office and
The Elections Department office, now at 11 Prinsep Link, has been the hub of administrative matters related to elections for nearly 25 years. The move to Novena Rise (above) will consolidate the department's two sites - the Prinsep office and a training centre in Victoria Street.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

It will move from Prinsep Street to former school in Novena Rise

The Elections Department (ELD) will be moving from its iconic Prinsep Street site, the scene of many an election drama, to Novena Rise.

The news comes just two years after the department celebrated its 70th anniversary. It will be taking over the former site of Balestier Hill Secondary School, which is off Thomson Road.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 31, 2019, with the headline 'Elections Dept to move from iconic site'. Print Edition | Subscribe