29 Jan '15, 9am

No go for columbarium in Sengkang: Khaw

Comment E-mail to friend Bookmark & Share Plans to build a commercial columbarium on a site in Fernvale have been scrapped as it was never intended for such use. Responding to queries in parliament on Thursday, National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan said the original plan was to develop the site into a Chinese temple. This was clearly stated under the Master Plan and in HDB’s marketing brochures for Build-to-Order (BTO) flats in the area, noted the Minister. The issue came to light after several would-be-residents of the nearby Fernvale Lea BTO project requested refunds from the housing board as they felt plans for such columbarium facilities were not made clear. Mr Khaw shared that while the Master Plan does provide sites for private columbariums, the tender documents are worded differently as “columbarium” and not “place of worship”. On the land tender process for p...

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No go for columbarium in Sengkang: Khaw

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