JTC to build 7 factories at Seletar

By Karamjit Kaur, Aviation Correspondent Source : Straits Times – 05 February 2010 SEVEN new factories, each up to 3,000 sq m in size, will come up at Seletar Aerospace Park next year, near the future Rolls-Royce facility. The $30 million project by JTC Corp is partly to support the British power systems and engines giant, which will assemble and test engines, as well as … Continue reading JTC to build 7 factories at Seletar

Hampstead Gardens road sign still up

via wondercreation.blogspot.com By Loh Kok Sheng Yesterday Gun Kiat and I went to Seletar to take a good look before construction and development starts for a new aerospace centre. Was introduced of this wonderful place by this show that I was glued to watching, called “Hey! Singapore” hosted by Lisa Ang. Many many years ago, I wanted to go in and take a look but … Continue reading Hampstead Gardens road sign still up

The Cube at Seletar Airbase

  via twcnomad.blogspot.com By Wee Cheng: We headed for the Seletar Air Base, once a sleepy remnant of British colonial air force network, now being converted into an international aerospace industrial park. Aircraft hangars and sleepy bungalows dot a landscape with street names such as Edgware Road, Picadilly Circus, Bayswater Road, Hyde Park Gate, Maida Vale and Oxford Street. What a day! Continue reading The Cube at Seletar Airbase

Royal Air Force Seletar Reunion Tour – March 2009

via seletar.net Mid March saw thirty-eight members of the Association once again gathering at that ancient conglomeration of buildings known as Heathrow Airport…… lots of great pictures of Singapore, including the sad mid-demolition one of the old mess hall. “After Singapore, it was time for one group to head back for the UK and another for Penang, where, courtesy of the British High Commission in … Continue reading Royal Air Force Seletar Reunion Tour – March 2009

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Eurocopter breaks ground in Seletar

As reported by Channel News Asia Companies express interest to build aviation centre at Seletar By Cheow Xinyi/Ryan Huang, Channel NewsAsia | Posted: 31 October 2009 Even before a tender is called, companies have expressed interest in building the General Aviation Centre at the upcoming Seletar Aerospace Park (SAP), according to JTC Corporation. The centre will house hangars on a 2.6-hectare plot of land, and … Continue reading Eurocopter breaks ground in Seletar

Rolls Royce expands

Today in the Straits Times When the projects are completed in a few years, Rolls-Royce, which now employs about 1,400 people here, will increase its head count to 2,000, its regional director, Singapore, Mr Jonathan Asherson told The Straits Times on Tuesday. Still a long way to the 10,000 ‘new jobs’ EDB promised when it embarked on the Seletar Aerospace Hub/Park programme… Continue reading Rolls Royce expands

Seletar Fuel Depot

As reported by Ven Sreenivasan in Business Times on June 4th, 2009 Redevelopment of the 300-hectare Seletar Aerospace Park is on schedule despite a slump in the global aviation industry. JTC Corp’s CEO Ow Foong Pheng said the developers of the aerospace park, led by JTC, would press on with infrastructural works to ensure that they are ready for customers’ operations as soon as the … Continue reading Seletar Fuel Depot

Revisiting Seletar Memories

Many of you have asked for the link to Ang Yiying story at The Straits Times on 30th March … here is the link, and below is the text A LITTLE corner of Singapore that once featured prominently in its history has been earmarked for redevelopment but one group, from thousands of miles away, are holding onto their memories of Seletar Airbase dearly. The 920-strong … Continue reading Revisiting Seletar Memories

Seletar Boy

Inset to main story at Straits Times 30 March RETIRED Major Yeo Kuan Joo, 72, who is coordinator and guide for the RAF Seletar Association members on tour here, has a special relationship with Seletar Airbase. After losing his father in World War II, the middle child of three children, then aged about 11, met some RAF servicemen who became his unofficial guardians. One of … Continue reading Seletar Boy

Seletar homes and residents wanted by photographer

Highlighting a comment we had in an earlier post: I am currently seeking former residents of Seletar Camp who would be willing to be photographed at their homes prior to their being “expunged.” I also have a brief questionnaire for them so that I can personalize the photos with some of their poignant memories and reflections. If you’d be interested in having some high-quality photos … Continue reading Seletar homes and residents wanted by photographer

Which houses will stay, which will be demolished?

We’ve had quite a few debates about which houses will remain standing, and which have been earmarked for demolition in January 2009. Thankfully, Isabelle was able to superimpose our definitive residential map on to the projections for Seletar Aerospace Hub Park provided in EDB’s fact sheet. Legend The School of Logistics and 2 houses at Hyde Park Gate will be removed to make space for … Continue reading Which houses will stay, which will be demolished?

Diminishing Memories

Come September, Singapore’s very first farm resorts would be officially launched in Singapore. While most Singaporeans are delighted to know of yet another family outing place to visit during weekends, the question is how many people actually know about the history and heritage of Lim Chu Kang, the residents who used to reside on this plot of land? 31-year-old Eng Yee Peng was a former … Continue reading Diminishing Memories

Nature walks: Sunday July 6th and Saturday July 12th

Tree felling at the former gold course has created a wave of birds migrating to the residential areas, at least for the next 6 months before this area is also flattened to create a longer runway and adjacent hangars. Join one of the guided tours by residents and enjoy these exceptional creatures and their antics. Sunday July 6th and Saturday July 12th 4 to 530 … Continue reading Nature walks: Sunday July 6th and Saturday July 12th