Traffic and Security Arrangements for the 32nd ASEAN Summit at Shangri-La Hotel
As the 32nd ASEAN Summit has been declared by the Minister for Home Affairs as an Enhanced Security Special Event under the Public Order Act, members of the public are reminded that the areas around Shangri-La Hotel have correspondingly been designated as Special Event Areas from 12.00am to 11.59pm on 28 April 2018.
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) (commonly referred to as drones) are prohibited within the special event areas(refer to Annex A). It is an offence to bring or fly any UAVs into the special event areas. It is also an offence to fly a UAV outside of the special event areas in a manner that disrupts, interferes with, delays or obstructs the conduct of the special event. Offenders may be arrested and, upon conviction, will be liable to a fine not exceeding $20,000, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months, or both. The UAV will also be seized.
Apart from UAVs, the items listed in Annex B are prohibited within the special event areas. It is an offence to take any prohibited item into the special event areas. The Police will conduct checks on persons for such items within the special event areas. Anyone found in possession of such items may be arrested and, upon conviction, will be liable to a fine not exceeding $20,000, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months, or to both. The items will be seized.
Security Checks around Shangri-La Hotel
The Police will be conducting road blocks and stringent security checks at and around Shangri-La Hotel from 10.30pm on 27 April 2018 to 4.00pm on 28 April 2018. Members of the public are advised to comply fully with the instructions of Police officers 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 roads surrounding Shangri-La Hotel, especially Anderson Road, Ardmore Park and Orange Grove Road, and to factor in additional travelling time as traffic is expected to be slow moving in the area. Motorists proceeding to the following roads are advised to use Scotts Road:
Stevens Road from Tanglin Road;
Orchard Road from Stevens Road; or
Change in Traffic Scheme on Ardmore Park
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 10.30pm on 27 April 2018 to 11.59pm on 28 April 2018. 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.
Restrictions on Commercial Vehicles on Anderson Road
In addition, vehicles with vehicle registration numbers beginning with 'G', 'W', 'X' and 'Y' will not be allowed to enter Anderson Road. Vehicles with registration numbers beginning with 'G', 'W', 'X' and 'Y' that are heading to Shangri-La Hotel are advised to use Ardmore Park (via Draycott Drive or Draycott Park). Vehicles with foreign registration numbers of equivalent class will similarly be denied entry to Anderson Road.
Visitors Parking at Shangri-La Hotel
As parking within Shangri-La Hotel is limited, hotel visitors are advised to carpool or take public transport. Parking restrictions will be strictly enforced and vehicles parking indiscriminately and/or causing obstruction will be towed.
2. Napier Road
3. Cluny Road
4. Evans Road
5. Bukit Timah Road
6. Newton Circus
7. Scotts Road
8. Paterson Road
9. Orchard Boulevard
? Annex B List of Prohibited Items
1. Any noxious or offensive substance.
2. A marine flare and signal, landing flare, highway fuse, smoke generator, distress signal or other pyrotechnic device intended for signalling, warning, rescue or similar purposes.
3. Any petroleum or flammable material within the meaning of the Fire Safety (Petroleum and Flammable Materials) Regulations (Cap. 109A, Rg 7).
4. An explosive within the meaning of the Arms and Explosives Act (Cap. 13).
5. Any arms within the meaning of the Arms and Explosives Act.
6. An item capable of attaching a person to an object or another person, or preventing removal of any locking or connecting device.
7. An aerosol paint container or other implement or substance that is capable of being used to mark graffiti.
8. A loud hailer.
9. Any flag or banner which is larger than one metre by one metre, or has a handle longer than one metre.
10. Any public address system, electronic equipment, broadcast equipment or similar device which may interfere with broadcast equipment or similar devices being used by �
the event organiser of the 32nd ASEAN Summit at or for the special event; or
a person, authorised by the event organiser or under the Act, to use such equipment or devices.
11. A remotely piloted aircraft system for a remotely piloted aircraft, comprising �
the remotely piloted aircraft;
every remote pilot station associated with the remotely piloted aircraft containing the equipment used to pilot that aircraft;
the command and control links between the remotely piloted aircraft and its remote pilot station or stations and other command; and
any other components, as specified in the type design of the remotely piloted aircraft system, to fly that aircraft.
Source: Singapore Police Force