Shunfu walkway saga set to drag on as talks fail to begin
Talks fail to kick off as invited residents of privatised estate fail to turn up
Published on Apr 21, 2013 8:36 AM
The saga over a 20m walkway separating two estates looks set to drag on for at least several more months, as talks between the two failed to even kick off on Saturday.
Elderly Thomson Garden residents used the path as a short cut to a bus stop, Shunfu market, kindergarten and Marymount MRT station. But that all stopped last Thursday, when the newly privatised Shunfu Ville fenced up its area.
This outraged some Thomson Garden residents who had been using the pathway for years and now have to take a 500m detour.
On Saturday some 110 met their new MP, Minister of State for Finance and Transport Josephine Teo, for a closed-door dialogue on the matter.
To continue reading, log in if you are a subscriber
Enjoy 2 weeks of unlimited digital access to The Straits Times. Get your free access now!