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Clementi Road : general view [4]


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Shown in this 1995 photograph is a short stretch of Clementi Road (opposite the old Reformatory) with tall shady trees and lush bushes. Clementi Road was formerly known as Reformatory Road because of a boys' home that was situated along the road. Before Clementi Town was developed in 1975, this area was largely filled with kampongs and villages with squatter-type homes, backyard trades, cottage industries and farms. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

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