Bukit Brown Cemetery

New alignment for road cutting through Bukit Brown?

It is likely that the proposed new road that cuts through Bukit Brown cemetery will get a new alignment. Channel NewsAsia understands that the road could bypass a cluster of graves belonging to key historical figures. In September, plans for the road triggered an uproar among some Singaporeans, who said the cemetery should be preserved. But authorities said the road can't wait, as congestion in the area...

MND aware of Bukit Brown cemetery’s rich heritage

The National Development Ministry has said it is aware of the rich heritage of the Bukit Brown cemetery and is working with civic groups to document graves that will be affected by planned developments. Plans for a new road running through the old cemetery have drawn some criticism for its lack of sensitivity to the area's history. The Singapore Heritage Society has also said it was not consulted. A...

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