Commercial/Residential Building Details
People’s Park Complex 珍珠坊 is a 31-storey 99 years leasehold mixed residential and commercial building. The commercial part was built in 1970 whereas the residential block was built in 1973. It is situated in the heart of Chinatown at 1 Park Road Singapore 059108 in district 01. The commercial space is primarily used for office, F&B and retails shops sale and rental.
It is located at the foot of Pearl’s Hill and previously this land used to be an open park. Later on there was the Pearl’s Market or People’s Market which had many outdoor stalls set up here. But it was destroyed by a fire in 1966.
Commercial/ Residential Building Location
People’s Park Complex is strategically located near to the financial hub. It is approximately 0.15 KM to Chinatown MRT Station. Other nearby Mrt stations includes Outram and Clark Quay Mrt stations. There are also several bus stops nearby. Major expressways like CTE allow you to get to many places conveniently. It is seamlessly connected to the rest of Singapore.
Nearby mega malls like OG Building, Chinatown Point, Lucky Chinatown, Riverside Point, China Square Central, Central and Far East Square as well as many more others which have a myriad of amenities like eateries, retail shops, supermarkets and banks. There are also nearby restaurants along Eu Tong Seng Street, New Bridge Road and Mosque Street.
The nearest supermarkets are Sheng Siong at Chin Swee Road, Cold Storage at China Square Central and NTUC Fairprice at Tanjong Pagar Plaza. Fort Canning Park and the nightlife district of Clarke Quay are also minutes walk to reach or commuters may take a train ride at Chinatown MRT station , which also connects neighboring shopping centre - People’s Park Complex.
For medical consult, you can go to General Practitioner clinics in the area, Outram Polyclinic, Singapore General Hospital, National Cancer Centre and Singapore National Eye Centre.
The nearest educational institutions are Zhang De Primary School, River Valley Primary School, Outram Secondary School, Singapore Management University, Raffles Academy, and LaSalle Arts College.
People’s Park Complex is definitely a highly sought after commercial building due to its strategic location and the myriad of facilities that is nearby. For more details, please contact the relevant personnel.
Did You Know?
1. in 1822, Lieutenant James Pearl bought over Pearl Hill and named it Mount Stamford after Sir Stamford Raffles. He sold this hill back to the colonial government when he left Singapore and since then it was named Pearl's Hill.
2. The former CID Headquarters and former Police Operational Headquarters at Pearl’s Hill were called the Upper and Lower Barracks built for the Straits Settlements Police's (SSP) Sikh's Contingent back in 1930s. SSP disbanded back in 1946. After 1965 independence, it became the buildings for Ministry of Interior and Defence.
3. Police Security Branch was formed to ensure the security of the President, Prime Minister and Cabinet ministers since 1953. Their Operations was based in one colonial bungalow at Pearl's Hill Terrace since 1965.
4. People’s Park Centre was designed by Design Partnership and the chief architects are Koh Seow Chuan and Tay Kheng soon. This Building was injected with some British Brutalist element in it. Previously it was in brown and blue colors after a makeover it is now in green and yellow colors.