Residents have mixed feelings over plans for Jurong Lake District

From 2026, the Jurong Lake District will welcome a new 7ha integrated tourism development.
From 2026, the Jurong Lake District will welcome a new 7ha integrated tourism development.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

SINGAPORE - Standing near the Jurong Lake Gardens, 57-year-old Benjamin Ang gestures to the large expanse of land around him and laments the fact that the area is empty and lacks vibrancy.

"Nobody comes here. It is underdeveloped," says the Jurong resident and interior designer, who has been living there for about 12 years.

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