04 Feb '12, 11pm

Bottle Tree Village in Sembawang to close on Monday, as its lease with the SLA expires in March

Bottle Tree Village in Sembawang to close on Monday, as its lease with the SLA expires in March

The lease for Bottle Tree Village in Sembawang runs out next month. SLA's offer to extend the lease by one year came too late for the operator. The enclave's laidback charm was a draw for residents in Sembawang and beyond, like the Shong family, enjoying their last meal before it closes tomorrow. -- ST PHOTOS: DESMOND LUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES By Carolyn Khew Bottle Tree Village, a rustic enclave with a popular seafood restaurant in Sembawang, will bid its patrons farewell on Monday after eight years. Its lease with the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) will run out next month. Bottle Tree Pte Ltd, which runs the village, said an option to extend the lease by SLA came too late. It received the offer on Jan4 this year. 'We had already informed our customers and the staff were preparing to move out,' said its operations manager, Mr Neo Siong Hoon, 32. 'I think it's a waste. We'...

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