Stink raised over parking spaces converted into toilets

Public restrooms at the Oxley Bizhub commercial building in Ubi Road 1. An URA spokesman said that converting common property into facilities like toilets is subject to approval from the URA and relevant agencies.
Public restrooms at the Oxley Bizhub commercial building in Ubi Road 1. An URA spokesman said that converting common property into facilities like toilets is subject to approval from the URA and relevant agencies.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Two public toilets have been built at vehicle parking spaces and common areas at the Oxley Bizhub, a light industrial development, seemingly in contravention of building rules.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) conducted a fire safety inspection at 61 Ubi Road 1 in October and found "unauthorised change of use" of the area.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 17, 2019, with the headline 'Stink raised over parking spaces converted into toilets'. Print Edition | Subscribe