18 Nov '11, 11pm

Rochor residents unhappy at lack of dialogue over move

Rochor residents unhappy at lack of dialogue over move

By Hannah Teoh AsiaOne Friday, Nov 18, 2011 The new Kallang flats offered to Rochor residents of Rochor Centre affected by the upcoming North-South Expressway (Way) was unveiled at a Meet The People session held on Friday evening by MP Ms Denise Phua. But the news was met with mixed feelings, even as Ms Phua listed the benefits of moving to the new site. RELATED STORIES Pictures: Rochor Centre gone in five years Rochor residents have to move More than 500 families to make way for new highway Chief among the complaints was the lack of any dialogue prior to being served the acquisition notice. Some residents were also unhappy with the Kallang site, viewing it as a less than ideal location. Ms Phua said that while she agreed that many residents at Rochor Centre enjoyed the centrality of the location, she started receiving more complaints about the standard of living there in ...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne+News/Singapore/Story/...

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