Mystery surrounds Normanton Park's underground brick-shafts

Dr John Kwok, a research fellow at the the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, who grew up in Normanton Park, at one of the three shafts in the estate.
Dr John Kwok, a research fellow at the the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, who grew up in Normanton Park, at one of the three shafts in the estate.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

SINGAPORE - Some long-time dwellers of Normanton Park, most of whose residents have vacated their homes after a successful sale en bloc last year, have flagged the existence of four little-known brick shafts lying along its perimeter.

All four shafts plunge into the dark, almost to depths of about 6m to 8m, or about two storeys deep.

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