Media Statement on Incident at Shaw NEX Cinema

Sunday, 30 August 2020


A BCA engineer was sent to investigate the incident of the fallen Air-conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation (ACMV) duct at Shaw NEX cinema on 30 August.

For safety reasons, BCA has instructed that the cinema be closed pending further investigation. 

BCA has instructed the building owner to appoint a Professional Engineer to carry out a detailed investigation of the incident, inspect and assess the condition of other ACMV ducts in the cinema, as well as recommend rectification measures to be carried out by the building owner.

Download PDF version of the Media Statement here

Popular e-Services


The Construction Workforce Registration System (CWRS) is an online portal for CoreTrade and Multi-skilling registration and the renewal of Direct R1 eligibility.

Online Registration for Verification System

ORV allows you to register the workers for Identity Verification and check your registration status online.

Lifts and Escalators Application (LEAP) Portal

Lift and escalator owners, contractors and Specialist Professional Engineers (SPEs) can apply for and view applications for Permit to Operate (PTO) here.