Marble plaques to replace quartz ones for 8,600 niches in columbarium relocation exercise

The Mount Vernon Columbarium Complex, which will make way for the upcoming Bidadari estate. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - A company contracted to provide marble niche plaques but used quartz for 8,600 niches in the Mount Vernon Columbarium relocation exercise is contacting the deceased's next-of-kin to see if they want the plaques replaced as originally promised.

SLS 518 Pte Ltd was awarded a National Environment Agency (NEA) tender last year to relocate 20,000 niches at the Mount Vernon Columbarium Complex, which is making way for the upcoming Bidadari estate.

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