Old Bukit Timah fire station site ready for spruce-up

Some developers see 0.83ha Bukit Timah plot turning into mini-Dempsey Hill

The recently conserved 1956 Bukit Timah Fire Station houses Spruce the restaurant. The tenancies for Spruce and 19 other tenants at the site will expire at the end of the month.
The recently conserved 1956 Bukit Timah Fire Station houses Spruce the restaurant. The tenancies for Spruce and 19 other tenants at the site will expire at the end of the month.ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

A relatively quiet plot in Bukit Timah, anchored by Spruce the restaurant, could be revived into a mini-Dempsey Hill.

If some developers get their way, the site - home to the recently conserved 1956 Bukit Timah Fire Station - could house small boutiques and food establishments.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 20, 2020, with the headline 'Old fire station site ready for spruce-up'. Subscribe