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30 May 2019

Traffic And Security Arrangements For Shangri-La Dialogue 2019

The 18th Shangri-La Dialogue will be held in Singapore from Friday, 31 May 2019 to Sunday, 2 June 2019 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore.

The Police will be conducting road blocks and stringent security checks at and around Shangri-La Hotel during this period. The public is advised to comply fully with the instructions of the Police at these check points. Anyone who engages in activities that compromise security within the area will be dealt with firmly in accordance with the law

Motorists are advised to avoid the surrounding roads of Shangri-La Hotel, especially Anderson Road and Orange Grove Road, and to plan their journey early as traffic is expected to be slow moving. Motorists are advised to use Scotts Road if they are proceeding to:

  1. Stevens Road from Tanglin Road; or
  2. Orchard Road from Stevens Road; or
  3. Balmoral Road

To facilitate security arrangements for the event, vehicular traffic along Ardmore Park in the direction of Draycott Drive (between Anderson Road and lamp post 6 near Ardmore II Condominium) shall be reversed, from 11.00 pm on Thursday, 30 May 2019 to 5.00 pm on Sunday, 2 June 2019. Hence, vehicles are not allowed to turn into Ardmore Park from Anderson Road. Motorists going to Ardmore Park are advised to use Draycott Park or Draycott Drive instead.

In addition, entry of commercial vehicles (with vehicle registration plates starting with “G, W, X and Y”) into Anderson Road will be restricted. Commercial vehicles proceeding to Shangri-La Hotel are advised to use Ardmore Park via Draycott Drive or Draycott Park.

As parking facilities within Shangri-La Hotel will be limited, hotel visitors are advised to car pool or take public transport. Parking restrictions will be strictly enforced.  Vehicles found parking indiscriminately and/or causing obstruction will be towed.

During the event period, the public is also strongly advised against the conduct of any aerial activities (i.e. flying of unmanned aircraft, kite-flying and hoisting of captive balloon) in the area and its vicinity.

Public understanding and cooperation is greatly appreciated.


PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
30 May 2019 @ 8:00AM

Last Updated on 30 May 2019