Government to demolish Thomson Road building for North-South Corridor

The 57-year outdated four-storey constructing stands in the best way of the development of the North-South Hall.

An outdated constructing in Thomson Street is about to be demolished by the federal government, to make method for the development of the North-South Hall (NSC).

In a joint media launch, the Land Transport Authority, the Constructing and Building Authority (BCA) and the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) introduced that the federal government had acquired the 68-74 Thomson Street constructing, which is situated six miles away from the upcoming NSC tunnel excavation.

Residents of the 57-year outdated, four-storey constructing have been moved out of the constructing as of February 2021.

Following the evacuation, checks have been carried out on the constructing to see if it may face up to its proximity to the development.

“It would be impractical and risky to carry out strengthening works on the building to withstand the excavation works for NSC tunnel,” the federal government companies discovered.

The 21.5 km NSC is anticipated for completion in 2027, and can instantly join the northern area of Singapore to town centre.

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