Appeal to retain heritage of Farrer Park

Created by a group of individuals who call themselves "Friends of Farrer Park", the petition calls for "the authorities to find ways to integrate this heritage with the future development".
Created by a group of individuals who call themselves "Friends of Farrer Park", the petition calls for "the authorities to find ways to integrate this heritage with the future development".SCREENGRAB: GOPETITION.COM

A group of individuals who call themselves "Friends of Farrer Park" have set up an online petition urging authorities to preserve the sporting heritage of the area.

The Straits Times had reported last month that the 9ha area, where a large field, boxing gym, swimming complex and tennis courts sit, will be returned to the Government by mid-2020 and is slated for residential use.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 18, 2018, with the headline 'Appeal to retain heritage of Farrer Park'. Print Edition | Subscribe