Pender Road enclave could be opened up for heritage trail

Heritage blogger Jerome Lim says tours of black-and-white bungalows can help Singaporeans understand the evolution of colonial-era landed homes here. Five bungalows in the Pender Road enclave recently went through a $1 million refurbishment funded by
Five bungalows in the Pender Road enclave recently went through a $1 million refurbishment funded by the Singapore Land Authority. ST PHOTOS: ALPHONSUS CHERN

Bungalows originally built to house staff of telegraph company

A little-known enclave of black-and-white heritage homes near the base of Mount Faber that are typically occupied by expatriates and well-heeled Singaporeans could soon be opened up for a heritage trail.

This follows a recent $1 million refurbishment of five bungalows there, funded by the Singapore Land Authority (SLA).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 15, 2020, with the headline 'Pender Road enclave could be opened up for heritage trail'. Print Edition | Subscribe