7 Most Important Endangered Sites

1. Governor’s Bungalow, Sepoy Lines 4. Udini House, Gelugor
2. Khaw Loh Hup & Khaw Boo Aun’s townhouse, Bukit Tambun 5. Shih Chung School – Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
3. Chung Thye Phin Villa – Relau 6. Tanjung Tokong Malay Village
7. Runnymede, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah

The Penang Heritage Trust has come up with a preliminary list.

The criteria are:

  • Based on cultural significance the site should be worthy of being gazetted in the State Conservation list.
  • The site must be truly endangered, suffering from years of neglect, endangered because of a change in circumstances, such as an unsympathetic proposal or it is now for sale and its heritage values are likely to be disregarded.
  • The research has to be approved by PHT council.

Have your voice heard – support our efforts by writing to the relevant authorities (on our website pages for each of the 7 endangered properties, you will find proposed text to send to the authorities, email links where available plus a method to share the information):

State Government Representatives:

YAB Mr Lim Guan Eng
Chief Minister of Penang
Tingkat 28, Menara KOMTAR
10503 Pulau Pinang
Fax: 04-2645854
Email: limguaneng@penang.gov.my
YB Mr Chow Kon Yeow
Chairman Local Government, Traffic Management & Environment
Tingkat 52, Menara KOMTAR
10503 Pulau Pinang
Fax: 04-2618706
Email: chowkonyeow@penang.gov.my

MPPP Representatives:

Hajjah Patahiyah Ismail
Yang Dipertua, MPPP
Tingkat 17, Menara KOMTAR
10503 Pulau Pinang
Fax: 04-2636345
Ar. Yew Tung Seang
Director of Building Department, MPPP
Tingkat 14, Menara KOMTAR
10503 Pulau Pinang
Fax: 04-2631095

 
George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI):

Lim Chooi Ping
Pejabat Warisan Dunia George Town
116 & 118 Lebuh Acheh
10200 Pulau Pinang
Fax: 04-2616605
Email: info@gtwhi.com.my

 

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