Tag Archives: Woodlands Road

100 Years of the Causeway

The Causeway is finally reopened after almost two years of closure. Despite decades of congestion woes, trafficking issues or an occasional tool used in political bickering, the Causeway remains an important link between Singapore and Malaysia. The Land Connection Mid-1910s … Continue reading

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From Old Woodlands to New

The Woodlands of the early 20th century was an entirely rural area, filled with forest and mangrove swamps with clusters of attap huts, rubber plantations and farms. Over at Malaya, across the Straits of Johore, all that its residents could … Continue reading

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Singapore’s Oldest Petrol Kiosk Winds up Business

Possibly the oldest petrol station in Singapore, the Caltex petrol kiosk along Woodlands Road has wound up the business after decades of service. Said to have started its business in the late fifties, the station looks lost in time with … Continue reading

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