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July 13, 2008

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Goodbye Bukit Timah Fire Station… Welcome SPECTRA…

A couple of weeks ago, I was wondering why the old Bukit Timah Fire Station and buildings along Upper Bukit Timah Road are having a new makeover.

Goodbye Bukit Timah Fire Station... Welcome SPECTRA.
Photo from www.clubsnap.com.

I found out here that the most famous landmark of Bukit Timah is under construction to be transformed into a bustling centre for education, arts, sports and adventure.

Vacant since April 2005 as the firemen and families had already moved to the new Bukit Batok Fire Station located along Bukit Batok Road.

Built in 1956, the 4th fire station to be built in Singapore was leased out to Spectra Investment for 3 years. It will become Singapore’s first and only fun-filled Arts and Adventure enrichment hub for young artists, musicians, crafters, designers and great outdoor adventurers, under one roof.

Bukit Timah Fire Station's red doors
Photo from www.straitstimes.com.

Come September, I’m wondering how the traffic condition at the junction of Upper Bukit Timah Road and Old Jurong Road will be when vehicles starts to use the distinctive red doors.

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  1. Arts Kidz Pre-School takes a unique approach to learning in the early years. Our specially-designed curriculum integrates the essentials of literacy and numeracy with the wonder of the Arts and the richness of language, giving your child a well-rounded and enriching educational experience.Our programme incorporates music (violin and singing), languages (English, Mandarin, Japanese and Korean), Chinese speech and drama, Positive Focus (an integrated music, movement and yoga-based programme) and visual art which aim to broaden our students’ horizons and open the door to flexible thinking and holistic development. Families at Arts Kidz hail from Singapore, Denmark, the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Korea, Australia and New Zealand and our staff forms a veritable “United Nations”. Within this international and creative environment, Arts Kidz Pre-School strives to nurture individuals, provide our students with the strong foundation they need to mature cognitively, socially, physically and emotionally and to promote a love of learning – now and in the years to come.

    Arts Kidz Upper Bukit Timah is now open for registration!
    262 Upper Bukit Timah Rd
    #01-03/04 Old Fire Station S(588207)

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