Punggol resident visits rooftop garden for fresh air -- but gets the opposite

Submitted by Stomper Ng

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Stomper Ng stepped out to Block 162B Punggol Central's rooftop garden on the sixth floor on Monday morning (Nov 19) to get some fresh air, but was greeted by an unsightly view of clothes hanging around instead.

"I came to the rooftop garden for a whiff of fresh air and to relax my eyes with the greenery and flowers. I found the garden colourful, but not at all pleasing to the eye," he said.

He captured photos of the scene at about 9am that day and sent them to Stomp.

He said: "This is not the first time I have seen the clothes hanging around. I have seen it many times.

"I cannot even give you an estimate of how long ago first saw it."

The photos show clothes, including undergarments, hanging on railings around the roof garden.

Mr Ng told Stomp: "The garden is a public space meant for everyone's enjoyment. It is supposed to be a place to relax.

"Somebody's families laundry including bras, panties and other underwear is hardly something to be displayed in a public garden."

He adds that he understands it has been raining and that people want their clothes to be dried, but feels that the hanging of clothes in common spaces is inconsiderate.