Two-year plan to spruce up Dempsey area

Block 16 in the Dempsey cluster of Tanglin Village was one of three blocks returned to the Singapore Land Authority in March. The upgrading works will span 40ha across the Dempsey, Loewen and Minden clusters, and be carried out in phases to minimise
Block 16 in the Dempsey cluster of Tanglin Village was one of three blocks returned to the Singapore Land Authority in March. The upgrading works will span 40ha across the Dempsey, Loewen and Minden clusters, and be carried out in phases to minimise disruption to businesses there. ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG

SLA takes back 3 blocks marked for 1st phase; other plans include improving accessibility

A new lifestyle hot spot looks set to be coming up in the Dempsey area as part of plans by the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) to rejuvenate Tanglin Village, The Straits Times has learnt.

Blocks 15, 16 and 16A, adjacent to the hip Como Dempsey enclave, have been identified for the "initial implementation of rejuvenation plans" and returned to the SLA, a spokesman said in response to queries, adding that details will be announced when ready.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 28, 2018, with the headline 'Two-year plan to spruce up Dempsey area'. Print Edition | Subscribe