It's a colonial house that's up on a hillock...
Facade of the Beaulieu House, first built as a seaside house in 1910 for a David family. Then erstwhile house of Admiral Layton, the most senior British Naval Officer in Singapore, from 1940 to 1942, who was known to host tennis parties near the house. Postwar, Senior Fleet Officers like the Chief of Staff resided here, who returned the salute to passing ships at the Sembawang Jetty just in front of the house. The building has been gazetted for conservation and now serves as a laidback seaside restaurant.
Close up view of wrought iron decorative balustrade.
Here, you see it is nestled amidst the Sembawang Park, next to the Sembawang beach. Sembawang was the site of a formal British naval base which opened in 1938. During the war, the Japanese used the naval base to repair their ships. From 1968 the base was converted for use as the Sembawang Shipyard.
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