Tag Archives: Upper Serangoon Road

Retracing the 26 Tracks of Punggol Road

A section of the old Punggol Road has walked into history in late August 2018. The pedestrianisation project will convert the 1.3km-long stretch of the road, between Punggol Drive and Ponggol Seventeenth Avenue, into a heritage trail which can also … Continue reading

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From Villages to Flats (Part 3) – The Traditional Shophouses

Shophouses are commonly found in many historic cities and towns of the Southeast Asian countries, but the shophouses in Singapore and Malaysia are more similar in their architectural styles and designs, largely due to the two nations’ historical links. In … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Coloured Photos of Lim Tua Tow Market

Between the sixties and nineties, there were two famous and popular wet markets along Upper Serangoon Road. One was the Simon Road Market at lark kok jio (6th milestone), while the other was the Lim Tua Tow Market at gor … Continue reading

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The Story of a Crocodile Farm at Upper Serangoon Road

Tan Moh Hong Reptile Skin and Crocodile Farm (陈茂丰皮业鳄鱼饲养场, officially known as Singapore Crocodile Farm) was located along Upper Serangoon Road. Operated for more than 67 years, it was formerly the oldest crocodile farm in Singapore before its closure in … Continue reading

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