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Alan Cottrell

Thanks to Alan Cottrell for sharing these photos of his time in Singapore.  Alan was in Singapore from 1963 to 1967.

Alan Cottrell

This is me aged 14 years 2 months taken at the same time as the next photo of my brother just after arriving in Singapore in May 1963.

Stephen Philip Cottrell

Stephen Philip Cottrell

b. December 1951

d. February 1991

Tanglin Guest House

The Tanglin Guest House, where we first stayed when we arrived in Singapore

Tanglin Guest House
17 Prince Georges Park

Our first 'Quarters' in Singapore - 17 Prince George's Park - just below The Gap and Kent Ridge.

17 Prince Georges Park

Front porch - my dad had 3 of these Volvos while we were in Singapore, as well as an MG TD

Front Room

Front room

Dinning Room

Dinning room

Patio

Patio

Looking up at Kent Ridge

 

Looking up at Kent Ridge from the front garden of 17 Prince George’s Park. I used to climb up there to my mate Michael Clarke’s house. Saved about a mile walking!!

 

Alexandra Grammar School entrance

 

My first school in Singapore (May 1963 – June 1964) Alexandra Grammar School entrance at the bottom of the notorious hill.

Alexandra Grammar School buildings 1963

Alexandra Grammar School buildings 1963

Alexandra Grammar School building 1963

Charles Allcock

 

My brother’s best mate at Bourne School 1964. I believe his name to be Charles Allcock – but I’m not sure.

Pasir Panjang Junior School 1963

 

My brother Philip’s first school in Singapore (May 1963 – June 1963) Pasir Panjang Junior School

Barbeque held at Dover Road pool

 

Barbeque held at Dover Road pool

Family outing at The Gap 1964

 

Family outing at The Gap 1964 – Self in foreground, Chris Wall to my right

View from The Gap overlooking Prince George's Park and Pasir Panjang

 

The view from The Gap overlooking Prince George’s Park and Pasir Panjang.

Pasir Panjang Power Station

 

The view from my bedroom window at Prince George’s Park – looking across Pasir Panjang Power Station and the islands in the Straits of Singapore beyond.

 

The Gap hill climb races

 

The Gap hill climb races

 

Charles 'Spud' Leavey 1964

 

Charles ‘Spud’ Leavey, Fishing Ponds at Seletar 1964

General view of the Fishing Ponds at Seletar 1964

 

General view of the Fishing Ponds at Seletar 1964

 

Another view of the Fishing Ponds at Seletar 1964

 

Chris Wall 1964

 

Chris Wall – a mate from 1964 – 1966 before he went to Hong Kong. Used to play guitar with The Pagans (I think). Taken at The Gap 1964.

The Gully-Gully Man - taken at The Gap 1964

 

The Gully-Gully man – Taken at The Gap 1964.

 

 

He’s put his snakes away now and doing his magic

 

Traditional Malay Dancing.

 

Traditional Malay dancing

     

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