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Soul, brick and mortar: Bidding farewell to 38-year-old Mountbatten Community Club

Residents, staff bid farewell to 38-year-old Mountbatten Community Club in Jalan Satu

Housed in a red brick building and a stone's throw from the famous Old Airport Road food centre, Mountbatten Community Club (CC) in Jalan Satu has been a focal point for residents of different races and backgrounds for the past 38 years.

Through various fund-raising efforts, including Cantonese and Teochew opera shows and door-to-door soliciting for donations, the club was officially opened on March 15, 1981, by former Mountbatten MP Eugene Yap.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 13, 2019, with the headline 'Soul, brick and mortar'. Print Edition | Subscribe