'Long live the Queen' archway in Queenstown raises some eyebrows

'Long live the Queen' archway in Queenstown raises some eyebrows
The archway in Tanglin Halt which was put up for Queenstown’s 60th anniversary celebrations. Some have said the arch smacks of a 'colonial hangover' but organisers say it is a re-creation of a larger one erected in 1953 in North Bridge Road to celebrate the Queen’s coronation, and symbolises the estate’s roots.

"It's not appropriate as we are an independent country and no longer under British rule," said polytechnic course manager Tia Boon Sim, 57, who lived in Queenstown for the first 16 years of her life.


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