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URA launches tender for consultants to revamp Boat Quay's outdoor dining areas

Published on Mar 20, 2014 4:01 PM

Plans are in the works to clean up Boat Quay's cluttered waterfront promenade and revamp the area to provide outdoor diners with clearer, unobstructed views of the Singapore River.

The Urban Redevelopment Authority launched a tender on Thursday for consultants to study how the outdoor dining areas along the 330m stretch can be improved.

Proposed changes include replacing existing canopies and partitions with structures, such as retractable roofs, that do not block the view of the river. Signs and menu boards that obstruct the public walkway will also be removed.

The initiative is the idea of the Singapore River One, an organisation set up in August 2012 to manage Boat Quay, Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay. It has been consulting stakeholders about the proposed revamp.

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