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THE STORY OF 20 PYKETT AVENUE
In 2011, Malaysian heritage celebrated a victory when the Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang (MPPP) very courageously exercised their discretionary powers by ordering Tetuan Klassik Tropika Development Sdn. Bhd. to rebuild the iconic double-storey, Anglo-Indian Palladian mansion at 20 Pykett Avenue owned by the late Dato Khaw Bian Cheng. Dato Khaw was the grandson of the Penang- based magnate Khaw Sim Bee (1857-1913), a former Governor of Phuket.
Since 1983, Badan Warisan has been the leading national heritage NGO in Malaysia. Our successes have been the result of the fabulous support we enjoy and collaborations with our members, government agencies, institutions, national and international partners.
NOW is the time to take our mission to the next level by taking advantage of new media to spread the message of conservation to an even wider audience.
So today, we’d like to announce the development of our new website!!