Illegal floor found in industrial building

Authorities say it is unauthorised and will take action; owner says it was built for storage purposes

An additional floor was found to have been added to an 8-storey multi-user industrial development at 237 Alexandra Road, The Alexcier.
An additional floor was found to have been added to an 8-storey multi-user industrial development at 237 Alexandra Road, The Alexcier.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

The lift stops on the eighth floor. But there is a ninth.

To get there, people enter an office pantry on the eighth storey, key in a password on a keypad on the wall, and a door - disguised as a display shelf - unlocks.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 03, 2019, with the headline 'Illegal floor found in industrial building'. Subscribe