Old Hill Street Police Station Singapore

Old Hill Street Police Station Singapore

photographed by KC Eng

Old Hill Street Police Station

In the early 1900, the Singapore Police Force went through a reorganisation. Several Police stations were built to deal with the Chinese secret society activities. 

The Hill Street Police Station building was completed in 1934, the building was designed by Frank Dorrington Ward. It occupied the site of Singapore first prison.

The Old Hill Street Police Station is a six-storey building. It was built in a typical Neoclassical style that characterised many public buildings in England. The fa├žade is symmetrically designed with balconies, arcades, columns and rough surface masonry blocks.

The building is a long thin blocks that surround two internal courtyards. Outwards, the view from each room faces the streets and inwards, the courtyards. The building has a total of 927 windows and now have been painted in shades of rainbow colours.

Old Hill Street Police Station Singapore

Old Hill Street Police Station Singapore

photographed by KC Eng

Old Hill Street Police Station Singapore

Old Hill Street Police Station Singapore

photographed by KC Eng

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