Raffles’ home to be restored in £60m masterplan

runnymedeInternational engineering consultancy Web Structures has been appointed to help create a £60 million development in Malaysia that includes restoring the site of Sir Stamford Raffles’ historic home to all its former glory.

The Runnymede masterplan in Georgetown, Penang, will see the creation of a stylish mixed development of offices, retail, houses and luxury apartments as well as a top hotel.

The 1,000,000 sq ft, four-year project, for developers, Warisan Pinang Sdn Bhd, a member of the Prima Prai Group, has been designed by highly-acclaimed Kuala Lumpur-based GDP Architects.

It includes the careful restoration of the Runnymede property which was originally the home of Sir Stamford Raffles, founder of Singapore.

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