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United Hokkien Cemeteries Paya Terubong "Columbarium, Funeral Parlour & Prayer Hall"
Located only a few minutes drive from the township, Farlim Bandar Baru Air Itam and 15-20KM from Georgetown.
Proposed Site is the property of United Hokkien Cemeteries and is located on part of Lot 858, Jalan Paya Perubong. The site, 5.059 acres, will consist of 5 Blocks of the following:
|Block A||-||5 Storey 'Columbarium'|
|Block B||-||2 Storey Building Consisting of :|
|Prayer Hall, Canteen, Offices, Rest Areas on Lower floor.|
|"Shrine for Ancestral Tablets" on the Upper floor|
|Block C||-||1 Storey of 3 Units (6 bays) 'Funeral Parlor'.|
|Block D||-||1 Storey 'Memorial Hall'|
|Block E||-||1 Storey 'Shrine'|
Blocks A, B, C & D buildings are facing a centralized open court that is designed to be used as pedestrin access & circulation, car, motorcycle and bus parking bays.
Additionally a 'Lotus Pond' is located in the front of the site as a buffer zone from the busy Jalan Paya Terubong.
A "Grand Arch-way" towers over the entrance to the 'Columbarium' accessubke from Jalan Paya Terubong.
Earthworks, perimeter retaining walls & drains were completed back in August 2011 to allow for the structural & pilling works to proceed.
Pilling works has commenced with Blocks B, C, D & E completed using conventional pilling method.
Block A pilling to use micro piles and works are currently in progress and to complete by year end of 2011.
Tender for main building works in process and target date of commencement for building works is around April 2012 after the annual "Ching Ming" season.
Tentatively date of completion is within 2 years, est. Apirl 2014 from date of commencement.