20 Jun '17, 3am

Residents unhappy over recurrent lift issues

Residents of Block 621B, Edgefield Walk in Punggol have complained that the two lifts in their building frequently malfunction despite undergoing repeated repairs, reported TODAYonline. Sometimes, the elevators would stop suddenly, and there are cases when the doors close too quickly. Moreover, both lifts were out of service from noon to midnight last Saturday (17 June). “Whenever it’s faulty, we call, they repair and it becomes faulty again,” said Madam Geetha Kaur, 54, who suffers from asthma and lives on the third level. “There are quite a number of elderly residents living here, and they have to climb up the stairs when the lifts don’t work.” The 256-unit block primarily consists of two-room studio apartments and rental flats that primarily houses elderly residents. According to Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council Chairman Zainal Sapari, the elevators were among those insta...

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