Sell for redevelopment? No way

Two Lengkok Angsa home owners staying put even as all others accepted developer's offer

No. 18 Lengkok Angsa (left) is one of the only two original terraced houses left after much of the neighbourhood was redeveloped in recent years.
No. 18 Lengkok Angsa (left) is one of the only two original terraced houses left after much of the neighbourhood was redeveloped in recent years.ST PHOTO: RACHEL AU-YONG

Mrs Tan Mei Yeng, 86, used to live in a well-lit terraced house in a quiet street just minutes away from Orchard Road.

Though she has neither moved nor renovated her dwelling in Lengkok Angsa, off Paterson Road, she now lives in a semi-detached house, nestling in the shade of towering condominium blocks.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 20, 2018, with the headline 'Sell for redevelopment? No way'. Print Edition | Subscribe