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Annex A
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 Suntec City Carpark Restrictions

 Carpark entrance A (near the front entrance of Suntec Singapore ) and carpark exit E (at Suntec Tower 5) will not be accessible to public. Carpark entrance D is only accessible to staff and tenants of Suntec Singapore with season parking labels. These cars will be subject to vehicle screening each time they enter car park entrance D.

All other carpark entrances are accessible by the public but drivers should bear in mind special traffic diversions in force during the period.

Alternative walking routes from City Hall MRT  

Due to the closure of Suntec Singapore as well as overhead bridges linked to Suntec Singapore , commuters walking from City Hall MRT will need to use these alternative routes:

  • Indoor route: From City Hall MRT station, walk through CityLink and exit at Marina Square Shopping Mall. Continue through Pan Pacific Hotel to Millenia Walk. From there, use the underpass to Suntec City .
  • Outdoor route: From City Hall MRT station, exit at Raffles City Shopping Centre/Swissotel and walk along Bras Basah Road . Take a left on Nicoll Highway and use the link bridge near Middle Road to enter Suntec City .

Annex B

 Vehicle Screening Arrangements  

Certain restrictions to the entry of heavy vehicles into the Marina Bay area will be imposed during the Annual Meetings from 10 September to 20 September 2006 .

The entire Marina Bay area is bounded by Nicoll Highway , Raffles Avenue , Republic Boulevard and Republic Avenue.

The buildings that are in this area include the following office buildings, shopping malls and hotels: Suntec City Towers 1 to 5, Centennial and Millenia Towers , One Raffles Link, Suntec City Mall, Marina Square Shopping Mall, Millenia Walk and CityLink Mall, Conrad Centennial, Marina Mandarin, Oriental, Pan Pacific and The Ritz Carlton.

  • X- and W-plated vehicles are not allowed into the Marina Bay area during the event period.
  • Y -plated vehicles can only enter the Marina Bay area after being screened at National Stadium Carpark A.
  • All other vehicles will be allowed to enter the Marina Bay area.

Heavy vehicle restriction area as shown:

Source: News Release 30 Aug 2006