22 Dec '16, 4am

New post added at LushHomeMedia - Rochor Centre: Living on borrowed time

“There’s nothing much to say,” 80-year-old Mdm Lee said, when asked about the looming demolition of Rochor Centre – her home for the past 40 years. “I’m very sad.” Authorities have yet to announce the exact date the wrecking crew turns up, but have previously said the iconic, rainbow-coloured estate would be torn down at end-2016. Mdm Lee remembers the day the Government said it would acquire the four blocks of Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats to make way for the 21.5km long North-South Expressway. While the initial announcement back in November 2011 caught many by surprise, Mdm Lee said she had already been tipped off by her nephew a few years prior. “My nephew works at HDB and he told me one day: ‘Auntie, your HDB is going to be acquired.’ And then I told my neighbours about it but they didn’t believe me,” she recounted. Despite getting the early heads-up, she s...

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