This 1982 photograph shows Upper Serangoon Road towards the east (Punggol Road on the left). It shows a view of a tree-lined street with single-storey commercial buildings on the left. Punggol, also spelt Ponggol, means "hurling sticks - a method of bringing down fruits off fruit trees - in Malay. This indicates that Ponggol was a renowned fruit-growing district. Title devised by library staff.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.