Thursday, 5 February 2015

Facts Singaporeans Must Know: Sengkang Columbarium

Facts Singaporeans Must Know: Sengkang Columbarium

It is interesting to note that buyers of Fernvale HDB apartments created an uproar over the proposed columbarium being built next to it. The idea of having columbariums located within churches and temples in land scarce Singapore in housing estates is not new.

Sengkang Columbarium Fernvale Facts

In fact, the proposed columbarium in Sengkang located next to Fernvale would be the 28th of such set-ups around Singapore. The following is a full list of columbariums currently located close to housing areas ...

At SG General Election 2016, we cannot understand the logic behind the uproar. Perhaps it is the work of the opposition parties trying to stir anti-government sentiments.

Columbariums located within Chinese Temples
• Chee Hwan Kog Temple at 67 Anchorvale Link
• Singapore Buddhist Welfare Services at 105 Punggol Road
• Tai Pei Yuen Temple at 7 Jalan Kemaman
• Tse Tho Aum Temple at 601 Sin Ming Drive
• Wat Ananda Metyarama Thai Buddhist Temple at 50-B Jalan Bukit Merah Road
• Fo Guang Shan Temple at 1 Punggol Place
• Singapore Kwong Wai Siew Peck San Theng Temple at 50 Kampong San Teng
• Seu Teck Sean Tong Temple at Lorong 6 Toa Payoh
• Puat Jit Buddhist Temple at 61 Anchorvale Link
• Nanyang Thong Hong Siang Tng Temple at 63 Anchorvale Walk

Columbariums located within Churches
• All Saints Memorial Chapel at 5 Poh Huat Road
• St Anne’s Church at 66 Sengkang East Way
• St Joseph’s Church at 620 Upper Bukit Timah Road
• Church of Christ the King at 221 AMK Avenue 8
• Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour at 31 Siglap Hill
• Church of St Anthony at 25 Woodlands Avenue 1
• Church of St Francis Assisi at 200 Boon Lay Avenue
• Church of St Francis Xavier at 63-A Chartwell Drive
• Church of St Ignatius at 120 King’s Road
• Church of St Michael at 17 St Michael’s Road
• Church of St Teresa at 510 Kampong Bahru Road
• Church of the Holy Family at 6 Chapel Road
• Church of the Holy Spirit at 248 Upper Thomson Road
• Church of the Holy Trinity at 20 Tampines Street 11
• Faith Methodist Church at 400 Commonwealth Drive

Other Columbariums
• Fong Yun Tai Association’s Columbarium at 33 Holland Link
• Senja Soka Centre at 11 Senja Road
• Mandai Crematorium and Columbarium Complex
• Bright Hill Crematorium and Columbarium
• Choa Chu Kang Columbarium
• Mount Vernon Columbarium
• Nirvana Memorial Garden
• Yishun Columbarium
• Garden of Remembrance

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