CM: Demolition of heritage building was necessary

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  • Thursday, 06 Dec 2018

Citizens Awareness Chant Group adviser Yan Lee suggested the building on the plot of land in Peel Avenue should not be demolished during a press conference. Starpic by: CHIN CHENG YEANG/The Star/19 May 2017Chant Group press conference urging Island Hospital not to demolish the old building on the land in Peel Avenue and asking the state government to do public consultation to let the public know about the medical hub project. Starpic by: CHIN CHENG YEANG/The Star/19 May 2017

GEORGE TOWN: The heritage building at the corner of Peel Avenue and Peirce Lane had to be torn down as it was in a dilapidated state, says Chow Kon Yeow.

The Chief Minister said the Class II heritage building had caved in and had to be demolished to make way for the Island Medical City (IMC) project.

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