Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Fort Canning flashback

A few years back, before the area along the Singapore River and River Valley Road got torn up, quite a different landscape existed than that which can be found at the Fort Canning station site today. Take a look at the differences in landscape since.

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Back then, the station was referred to by its working name - River Valley.

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A portion of the old footpath on the river bank that has made way for the river diversion.

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A view of the building that used to stand next to Liang Court. Where the site sits used to be an open air carpark.

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This open field now allows the Singapore River to be diverted away for the construction of the tunnels towards Chinatown.

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The site inside Fort Canning Park

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Demolition of the building next to Liang Court - can anyone verify if it was called River Valley Building?

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Demolition works from another angle

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Silos waiting to be erected on site. This looks really familiar at some Thomson Line sites at the moment.

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