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Land Reclamation In Singapore














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Uses of reclaimed land
















eastcoastpark.jpg
the entire East Coast Park is built on reclaimed land with a man-made beach (click to enlarge)

Type of Project

Period

Area

Use

 

 

Reclamation of swamps

 

 

 

Colonial period

South bank of Singapore River (present Boat Quay)

 

Commercial and trade purposes

 

Telok Ayer, Chinatown

 

Residential

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reclamation along the coasts

 

 

1966 – 1985

 

 

East Coast

 

Commercial, housing estates (residential), recreational

 

 

1976 – 1978

 

 

Changi

 

 

Changi Airport

 

 

1984 – 1988

 

 

Tuas (swamps)

 

(From fishing village) Industrial estate

 

 

1993

 

Between Singapore and Malaysia / Tuas

 

Second Causeway (Second Link)

 

 

 

 

Reclamation of offshore islands

 

 

1991

 

 

Jurong Island

 

Industrial (petrochemical)

 

 

1979 – 1980

 

 

Sentosa

 

Recreational purposes

 

 

1975 – 1976

 

 

St John’s Island

 

Recreational purposes
















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