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Old February 9th, 2005, 03:09 PM   #1
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Changi Colonial Area

A very little-known area, yet contains many buildings of priceless historic and heritage value.


A grand building on top of Fairy Point Hill


Approach on the grand beauty




The building faces the sea


Far corner


Rear

A peek inside…



^Creepy toilet block visible
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Old February 9th, 2005, 03:10 PM   #2
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u went in there! Brave soul.
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Old February 9th, 2005, 03:20 PM   #3
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Have to walk up the hill, since the road called Fairy Point Hill had been cordoned off...
There was a guard on duty, but was nowhere to be seen...
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Old February 9th, 2005, 03:22 PM   #4
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A barracks, a stone's throw away from Fairy Point Hill.

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Old February 9th, 2005, 03:26 PM   #5
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I have some pictures taken at the old Changi Hospital... around that vicinity... did u go there too? let me go and find if there was a before picture

Good work, redstone.
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Old February 9th, 2005, 03:33 PM   #6
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I was at Loyang Tua Pek Kong Temple...
Very convenient, and requested my father to take me to Changi!

I think I'll visit the grand building again, with more memory so I can take more and bigger sized pics...
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Old February 9th, 2005, 03:35 PM   #7
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oic... CNY praying for good luck

That's great! Looking forward to more posts from you
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Old February 9th, 2005, 03:38 PM   #8
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The grand building is called Command House (a mansion with the same name is at Bukit Timah), formerly the headquarters of the armed forces.

There, I can hear the sounds from the temple.
Although the building faces the sea, huge trees blocked the sea view.
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I'll visit there one of these days if I could get hold of someone to go with me

btw, 19th meetup still on? don't evade the question...
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Old February 9th, 2005, 03:44 PM   #10
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OMG!!!



that yellow building is really grand!

wow...like a lost find
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Old February 9th, 2005, 03:51 PM   #11
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The area has many such buildings...
Old barracks converted into nursing and old folks' homes...

Many old beauties are in army camps, which cannot be photographed. One very famous one is in Nee Soon Camp. The photo appeared in the Chinese newspapers a few years ago.

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Old February 9th, 2005, 04:03 PM   #12
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Looks haunted........
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Is this the old hospital?

I heard the old hospital at Changi is haunted

you went to the site alone ah
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Old February 9th, 2005, 04:56 PM   #14
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The grand yellow building was the HQ for the armed forces during colonial times.

I dragged 5 of my relatives along, who we were going to the temple with. :P
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Old February 9th, 2005, 04:58 PM   #15
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Some info about that grand building:
http://www.ura.gov.sg/conservation/fairypt.htm

http://www.ura.gov.sg/pr/text/pr02-25.html

http://www.ura.gov.sg/skyline/skylin...cialsites.html


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Old February 9th, 2005, 06:00 PM   #16
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http://www.spi.com.sg/haunted/haunte...i/barracks.htm
An investigation into the rumoured haunting of that building.
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Old February 10th, 2005, 03:18 AM   #17
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http://www.spi.com.sg/haunted/haunte...i/barracks.htm
An investigation into the rumoured haunting of that building.
OMG......they're daring.......

Looks like the perfect place for some horror movies though.....
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Old February 10th, 2005, 05:27 PM   #18
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havent read the horror story yet..too late to do it now

anyway are they preserving that old building, its so grand they should
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Old April 22nd, 2005, 12:21 PM   #19
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Er...some of these locations are now open for movie making I heard?
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Old April 22nd, 2005, 05:01 PM   #20
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you mean it will be turned into a studio set?
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