20 Jan '11, 1pm

Residents, properties to be affected by North-South Expressway: SINGAPORE: The North-South Expressway is good ne...

SINGAPORE: The North-South Expressway is good news for motorists but not so for some residents and establishments whose buildings will be affected by the development. Residents who have been affected by the development said they want more lead time to move out. The Good Shepherd Convent on Marymount Road, which has been around for over 40 years and served thousands, is facing an uncertain future. "What affects us is that there are works here, services here, that we provide, help people - their lives are affected," said Sister Joan Lopez. "If the owners were informed beforehand, given notice beforehand and discussed with, there was, I think, no discussion, so there could have been an improvement in the way the notice was delivered to us," Sister Delphine Kang added. Some of the fences, boundary walls and grass verges of these condominiums along Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6, leading ...

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