09 Jul '17, 3pm

Sungei Rd Thieves Mkt:

Sungei Rd Thieves Mkt:

One man's junk is another man's treasure.. and there's no better place to find these "treasures" in Singapore than at Sungei Road Thieves Market . Opened in the 1930s, Sungei Road Thieves Market is really the epitome of a flea market and sells mainly second-hand clothes, shoes, electronics, homeware, toys etc. Unlike Dongtai Road Antique Market in Shanghai whereby the authenticity of the items is quite doubtful and are just new items made to look old, I truly believe that most of the items sold in this market have been used and are really old / retro / vintage etc :P Do not come here expecting to find hipster designs, local handicrafts or artisan ware..the stalls are permitted to sell only second-hand or used merchandise. However, do expect to have a stroll down memory lane and see a part of Singapore's heritage that will be completely wiped out soon. The way the peddlers ...

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Sungei Road Thieves' Market: The final weeks

channelnewsasia.com 09 Jul '17, 2pm

Even in its final weeks, every imaginable thing you could think of was on a tarp somewhere on the asphalt road. A rusty ol...

Let this elderly woman be your last memory of Sungei Road Thieves’ Market https://t.co/Le3s6DaTLT

Let this elderly woman be your last memory of S...

mothership.sg 10 Jul '17, 3pm

The Sungei Road Thieves’ Market, which began in the 1930s and survived World War II, will make way for residential and com...

Sungei Road, a last reflection

The fate of the hawkers post 10 July is quite uncertain. While several licensed ones have taken up stalls allocated to the...

Sungei Road Market moving to Golden Mile Tower on July 15, 2017

Sungei Road Market moving to Golden Mile Tower ...

mothership.sg 10 Jul '17, 10am

Sungei Road Thieves’ Market fans, all is not lost with the closing of the original flea market in Singapore. Making the ro...

Golden Mile Tower carpark to become Sungei Road...

todayonline.com 10 Jul '17, 10am

SINGAPORE – The Sungei Road flea market will be renamed Golden Mile Tower Sungei Market and operate out of the sixth floor...

Sungei Road market to 'relaunch' at Golden Mile Tower carpark on Saturday

Sungei Road market to 'relaunch' at Golden Mile...

straitstimes.com 10 Jul '17, 8am

SINGAPORE - The Sungei Road market may make a comeback this weekend (July 15) at Golden Mile Tower if the market's associa...

Last rites, Sungei Road and the soul of Singapore

Last rites, Sungei Road and the soul of Singapore

Hope also lies in an initiative by the President of the Association for the Recycling of Second Hand Goods, Mr Koh Ah Koon...

[Mothership] Sungei Road Market’s last day appr...

mothership.sg 07 Jul '17, 6am

“The Association of the Recycling of Second Hand Goods and the Save Sungei Road Market Campaign jointly express our deepes...

One last visit to Sungei Road flea market – bef...

alvinology.com 02 Jul '17, 5pm

It seems that that the hawker had snatched back a bracelet from the buyer when he spotted the latter leaving the premise. ...

Blue beard Indian man rants in fluent Hokkien in vlog about Sungei Road elderly

Blue beard Indian man rants in fluent Hokkien i...

mothership.sg 27 Jun '17, 3pm

This is Sungei Road Market, where old stuff are being sold. The area is about 80 years old. As long as you aren’t a crimin...

Goodbye humble beginnings, hello concrete jungle.

youth.sg 05 Jul '17, 9am

It all started with stolen goods. In fact, the founder of today's widely known Koufu had his humble beginnings as an illeg...