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- 8 Shenton Way (AXA Tower)
- 76 Shenton Way
- 78 Shenton Way (Chartis Building)
- Afro-Asia Building
- Asia Square
- CPF Building
- Anson Centre
- Eon Shenton
- Marina One Residences
- MAS Building
- One Shenton
- OUE Downtown
- Robinson 77
- Robinson Centre
- Robinson Point
- SGX Centre
- Shenton House
- Springleaf Tower
- V on Shenton
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Shenton Way known as 珊顿道 in Chinese is a major stretch of road in the center of Singapore’s Central Business District. This prestigious stretch of road is filled with multiple major commercial skyscrapers buildings, established condominiums and other recreational facilities. Shenton Way starts from the junction of Cross street, Central Boulevard and Raffles Quay and ends at Keppel Road.
Shenton Way since it opened in 1951 is like “Wall Street” in Singapore with many important financial and government buildings lining up the road. It remains a strong financial center filled with prominent buildings like AXA Tower, SGX Centre, DBS Building, Shenton House, MAS Building, U I C Building Singapore, Hong Leong House, 76 Shenton Way and many more. Prestigious residential condominiums along Shenton Way include Eon Shenton, V on Sheton, 76 Shenton Way and One Shenton.
Shenton Way is named after Sir Shenton Thomas who was the Governor of Singapore from 1934 to 1946, to commemorate his decision to stay put despite the Japanese occupation of Singapore. Shenton Way was developed from reclaimed land from the previous Telok Ayer Basin.
Transportation: Modes of transportation are made easy via the future Shenton Way Mrt station along Thomson Line which will be located around Shenton House and Asia Square. Current Mrt stations like Tanjong Pagar, Downtown and Marina Bay stations and the numerous bus services available make accessibility to Shenton Way very convenient. Major expressway like AYE will allow vehicle owners easy access to many parts of Singapore. Driving to Orchard shopping district will take you about 15 minutes.
Recreational facilities in the neighborhood include Singapore Cricket Club, Singapore Turf Club, Kreta Ayer Community Centre, Tanjong Pagar Community Club, Marina Barrage and Marina Bay Sands Singapore.
Hotels around here include Amara Hotel, M Hotel Singapore, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, The Scarlet Hotel, Furama City Centre Singapore, Ascott Singapore Raffles Place and Santa Grand Hotel Chinatown.
Shopping Malls: China Square Central, Lucky Chinatown, Far East Square, Capital Square, Chinatown Point, Riverside Point, OG Building and Central. Driving to Orchard shopping district will take you about 15 to 20 minutes. Overhere there are also retail shops, supermarkets, provision shops, banking services and many more to cater for all your needs.
The nearest supermarkets are Cold Storage Supermarket at China Square Central, Sheng Siong Supermarket at 52 Chin Swee Road and NTUC Fairprice at Tanjong Pagar Plaza.
Restaurants: Foodies can head towards the famous eateries and restaurants Along Anson Road, Tanjong Pagar Road, Shenton Way and Robinson Road.
Lau Pat Sat Market is a very popular place where you get to enjoy delicious authentic hawker food. Lau Pat Sat means “old market” in Hokkien. About 150 years ago, it was one of Singapore’s oldest wet market and was previously called Telok Ayer Market back in 1825. It’s unique octagon architectural structure was specially James MacRitchie.
Education: The nearest educational institutions near here is Outram Secondary School and CHIJ Kellock Primary School.
Healthcare: For medical consult, you can head to nearby General Practitioner Clinics, Outram Polyclinic, Singapore General Hospital, National Cancer Centre, Singapore National Eye Centre and National Heart Centre.
Places of worship: These include Thian Hock Keng Temple at 158 Telok Ayer Street, Uttamayanmuni Buddhist Temple at 32B Hong San Terrace, Sri Mariamman Temple at 244 South Bridge Road, Fairfield Methodist Church at 1 Tanjong Pagar Road and Haji Muhammed Salleh Mosque at 37 Palmer Road.
Did you know?
1.The current Fu Tak Chi museum was built in 1824 to worship the chinese god Tau Pek Gong. It was a place of worship for the taoists and confucianists. The cantonese and Hakka immigrants built this shrine to thank Tau Pek Gong for their safe journey to here from China. In 1969 the temple was restored when donations poured in. In 1989, it was converted into the current Fu Tak Chi Museum which is used to house historical artifacts that remained from the immigrant days.
2.Singapore's earliest market is Telok Ayer Market which dated back to 1825 when it was just a wooden structure near the sea allowing unloading of goods. It was demolished in 1879 due to the reclamation at Telok Ayer Basin. It was rebuilt and designed with the octagonal structure by an architect called James Macritchie. It was conserved in 1973, but was demolished again to make way for MRT lines. Finally in 1991 , it was rebuilt with the same octagonal structure and there after named Lau Pat Sat which means old market.
3.Telok Ayer Street during the immigrant days , it was lined with religious institutions such as the Al Abrar Mosque, Nagore Durgha Mosque, Thien Hock Keng Temple and Fu Tak Chi Temple. Here the immigrants offer their prayers to thank their gods for their safe journey here.
4. Tanjong Pagar Railway Station was completed in 1932 and was closed down on 1st July 2011 after 80 years of glorious history. The government will conserve this historical place as a national monument. Before this station was built commuters have to take ferries across the 1 km straits.
There are four giant sculptures on the walls of the entrance which represent Agriculture, Industry, Transport and Commerce. These were the works of a famous Italian sculptor Rudolfo Nolli. There used to be a hotel at the second floor called Lim Eng Peng Station's hotel which closed down in 1993. In future commuters will have to catch a train from the upcoming Woodlands Station.
5.Golden Bridge Food Centre along Shenton Way used to be crowded with local hawkers from 1973-2011. When the 30 years leasehold expired in 2003, many hawkers slowly ended their long time business there as Singapore Land Authority had plans to demolish the bridge which was postponed. Hence in late 2011, it was reopened for food, beverages and retail shops on shorter term lease of 3 years.