Will Prima Tower landmark be conserved?

Keppel Road icon with revolving restaurant could be on URA's conservation radar, as experts cite its heritage value

Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant is sited on top of tall cylindrical wheat silos. Architectural historian and conservator Yeo Kang Shua believes that Prima Tower has several conservation merits, since it is both an industrial site and a well-known fo
Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant is sited on top of tall cylindrical wheat silos. Architectural historian and conservator Yeo Kang Shua believes that Prima Tower has several conservation merits, since it is both an industrial site and a well-known food and beverage venue.ST PHOTO: LEE JIA WEN

For the past 41 years, Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant in Keppel Road has been gently revolving on its perch 60m above ground, sited on top of tall cylindrical wheat silos.

The landmark, which offers sweeping views of the Singapore port and Sentosa, could be on the Urban Redevelopment Authority's conservation radar, according to several sources.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 03, 2018, with the headline 'Will Prima Tower landmark be conserved?'. Subscribe