Heritage Alerts

This picture of the horrendous destruction on the hill to the south was taken the day after the big storm recently, when many of the blue tarpaulins blew away revealing the true extent of the earthworks.. Read more…

 

 

The building was pulled down from the facade backwards to make way for a new building.Today, the facade and roofline are much higher than the original. Read more…

 

 

To everyone — especially tourists — the charms of Penang lie in its rich historic and cultural heritage. If the old buildings that witnessed these historic events are not valued and kept, there will not be anything left as physical evidence to relate to our past. Read more…

 

 

As one of the heritage NGOs in Penang, we welcome, encourage and appreciate private restorations effort at the World Heritage Site. Read more…

 

 

Changed to R.C. Beams, metal rafter and battens, putting up cement roof tiles. Read more…

 

 

 

Demolished on 7 July 2011. Photographs show the house before and after the demolition.  Read more…

 

 

Reconstruction of facade. Change to metal roofing, glass nacco windows, cornices pillar head moulding. Read more…

 

 

Sitting within the World Heritage site of George Town, the living quarters of Tamil Catholics in the St. Francis Xavier Church at Penang Rd is facing eviction. Read more…

 

 

 

It is a sad day when see the treasures within the George Town World Heritage Site vandalised by Malaysians to make racial political statements. Read more…

 

 

We wish to highlight to your office again that the illegal demolition of the bungalow at  20 Pykett has caused major repercussions in Penang. Read more…

 

 

Penang Heritage Trust is gravely concerned with the application from the owner of Lot 2334, Sek 1, Bandar Georgetown to demolish a grand heritage building at 457 Burmah Rd. Read more…

 

 

In the past 12 months, we have painfully witnessed the demolition of several historic buildings, some illegally. Read more…

 

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