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Far East Mansions in background on River Valley Rd111 viewsFar East Mansions in background on River Valley Rd
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My bro & mate on the roof with Far East Mansions in the rear89 viewsMy bro & mate on the roof with Far East Mansions in the rear
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Far East Mansions108 viewsThis photo is me (Dave P) standing in the grounds of Far East Mansions at roughly the same spot as one of my earlier ones taken in the sixties, that can be seen on this site
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Far East Mansions113 views This ground floor flat at Far East Mansions used to be the families club for the forces residents in the sixties

Sadly far east mansions was demolished in July 2007 to make way for newer taller flats.
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Far East Mansions102 viewsThis Far East Mansion’s flat (just above that in red) was my old family home in the sixties
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Kim Yam Road110 viewsThis is Kim Yam Road just outside Far East Mansions looking down towards the River. The area on the right used to be a large Kampong with a Michelin tyre factory next door. The tyre factory was a former WWII POW Camp
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Taken in the grounds of Far East Mansions104 viewsTaken in the grounds of Far East Mansions. That’s me in the glasses and my sister is in the green skirt. These are some puppies we temporarily looked after from the SPCA. Note the Buddhist temple in the background.

The boy with the striped T-Shirt is Peter Manning. Far left is Paul Kieft and next to him with the dark hair is his brother Mark Kieft.
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General view90 viewsGeneral view from my sister’s bedroom (1969) the Fifth floor Far East Mansions. The road was probably River Valley.
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Guides at Far East Mansions132 views
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Taken from our 5th floor flat, Far East Mansions108 viewsTaken from our 5th floor flat, Far East Mansions, circa 1968. I am not sure what the occasion is but that small marquee is set up right outside the flat that was used as the families club so would assume there was a do of some kind on, complete with marching band.
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Far East Mansions112 views
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Kampong117 viewsThis kampong was situated next to Far East Mansions and this photo was taken from one of
the upper flats.
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