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 Building Location
People’s Park Complex is a commercial property that is strategically located at 1 Park Road, Singapore 059108 in District 01. The nearest Mrt station is Chinatown station which is 0.11 km away. Other nearby stations are Outram Park and Clarke Quay stations. There are also several bus services nearby. Major expressways like AYE, CTE and MCE allow you to get to many places effortlessly. Driving to Orchard Shopping District and Central Business District will take you about 10 minutes. It is seamlessly connected to the rest of Singapore saving commuters transport time.
Mon to Fri (Before 5 pm): $1.50/30min from 7am to 5pm
Mon to Fri (After 5 Pm): $2.50/entry from 5pm to 7am the following day
Saturday: Charges same as weekdays
Sunday and Public Holidays: Charges same as weekdays
$160 season parking monthly, $450 season parking quarterly, additional admin fee at $20
There is nothing more energizing and exciting than reveling in the pulse of the city. There is a cluster of exciting amenities around here:
Malls: Nearby mega malls like OG Building, Chinatown Point, Lucky Chinatown, Riverside Point, China Square Central, Central, Far East Square and many more others which have a myriad of amenities like eateries, retail shops, supermarkets and banks. For more shopping, dining and entertainment purposes you can drive down to the Orchard shopping district and Marina Bay District which is about less than 10 minutes’ drive away.
Restaurants: For more dining options to satisfy your taste buds, head down to the restaurants along Eu Tong Seng Street, New Bridge Road and Mosque Street. For hawker food lovers, you can head down to Lau Pa Sat, Market Street Food Centre, Maxwell Road Hawker Centre, Golden Shoe Hawker Centre, People's Park Complex Food Center, Jalan Kukoh Food Centre, Tanjong Pagar Plaza Market & Food Center and China Square Food Centre.
Night Entertainment: Singapore’s number one nightlife entertainment area around Robertson Quay, Clarke Quay and along Mohammed Sultan is just 10-15 minutes’ drive away.
Hotels: Nearby international luxurious hotels include The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, Hotel 1929, Hotel 81 Chinatown, Park 22 Hotel, Amara Hotel, Furama City Centre Singapore, Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen and The Scarlet Hotel.
Condominiums: There are also several prestigious residential buildings like River Place Condominium, Aspen Heights 263, Spottiswoode Park, Spottiswoode Residences, V on Shenton, One Shenton, Marina Bay Residences, The Sail @ Marina Bay and Marina Bay Suites which are highly sought after by locals and expats.
Supermarkets: The nearest supermarkets is Sheng Siong supermarket at 52 Chin Swee Road, Cold Storage at China Square Central, Market Place Supermarket at Raffles City shopping Center and NTUC Fairprice at Tanjong Pagar Plaza.
Healthcare: For medical consult, you can head General Practitioner Clinics, Outram Polyclinic, Singapore General Hospital, National Heart Centre, National Cancer Centre and Singapore National Eye Centre in the area to provide specialist healthcare services for the residents.
Education: The schools around here are River Valley Primary School, Zhangde Primary School, Outram Secondary School and Singapore Management University.
Recreational facilities: There are many recreational facilities around here include Hong Lim Park, Fort Canning, Kreta Ayer Community Centre, Tanjong Pagar Community Club, The Singapore Flyer, Esplanade, Marina Bay Sands, Marina Barrage and Art Science Museum. For Art Enthusiasts, there are also art galleries and museums here such as the Asian Civilizations Museum and Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall.
Places of worship: For places of worship in this multi-racial and religion society, one can head to Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum at 288 South Bridge Rd, Thian Hock Keng Temple at 158 Telok Ayer St, Sri Mariamman Temple at 244 South Bridge Rd, Lifelink Christian Church at 531A Upper Cross St and Jamae Mosque (Chulia Mosque) at 218 South Bridge Rd.
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.