Modern home upsets neighbours in Tudor-style Toh Tuck estate

Most feel that new resident has ruined the Tudor-style look of Toh Tuck estate

Dr Michael Teo's flat-roofed corner terrace house in Greenridge Crescent stands out among the more than 70 Tudor-style homes that were built in the 1980s.
Dr Michael Teo's flat-roofed corner terrace house in Greenridge Crescent stands out among the more than 70 Tudor-style homes that were built in the 1980s.ST PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR

When Dr Michael Teo's modern terrace house was built last year, it caused a ruckus, with neighbours complaining that it did not blend in with all the other houses in the private estate near Toh Tuck Road.

His three-storey flat-roofed corner terrace house in Greenridge Crescent stands out among the more than 70 Tudor-style homes - with a timber and pitched-roof design - that were built in the 1980s.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 31, 2018, with the headline 'Modern home upsets neighbours'. Subscribe