Esplanade Road

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Queen Elizabeth Walk - History
... Once a seafront promenade, Queen Elizabeth Walk was part of the Esplanade, a long open stretch of field by the sea, although it was not until 1953 that it got its name ... original shoreline touched the 70-yard (64 m) wide Esplanade, approximately at the edges of both the Singapore Cricket Club and Singapore Recreation Club buildings ... in 1890 enabled the widening of the Esplanade when an area almost equivalent to Raffles' Plain (now the Padang) was added to its coastal side ...
Padang, Singapore - History
... As the Esplanade plan had been broken, it was necessary to designate a new site for the town's public buildings ... In the past, Padang was referred as The Plain, Cantonment Plain, Raffles Plain or the Esplanade ... In modern times, Esplanade refers to the cultural centre known as Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay and before that the Esplanade Park ...

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