Geylang landed homes to make way for HDB flats

Madam Koh Peck Choon at her home in  Geylang Lorong 3, on Oct 29, 2020.
Madam Koh Peck Choon at her home in Geylang Lorong 3, on Oct 29, 2020.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - In a first for residential properties in Singapore, 191 two-storey terrace houses at Geylang Lorong 3 that are set to be returned to the State upon their lease expiry will be demolished to make way for future public housing.

Demolition works are due to start in the third quarter of next year and will be completed by the first quarter of 2023, according to tender documents seen by The Straits Times.

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