A reminder of the Simon Road Market that was once situation in Kovan from 948 until 1999 can be seen by its current residents in the form of bronze sculptures that sit along the Upper Serangoon Road. The sculptures depict a scene of bygone days of the market; a woman holding a basket and pointing out the purchase she desires, and a man holding one of the many fowls he offers for sale.
Kingsford Waterbay Near Kovan Market
There is another cluster home project called Kingsford Waterbay that is coming up whose location holds some unique history. Located at 790 Upper Serangoon Road, the home for where One Surin will be, the site was once the home for Singapore’s crocodile farm, Tan Moh Hong Reptile Skin and Crocodile Farm was once the where crocodiles where bred and whose skin would later be used to make a variety of leather products.
Running through Kingsford Waterbay, the Upper Serangoon Road offers quite a few bus services that bring residents to areas such as the city center, Bugis, Queensway, Pasir Ris, Telok Blangah and Punggol. According to the 2014 URA Master Plan, improvements are in the works for Upper Serangoon Road so that it may serve the resident even better.
Kovan Home to many eateries near Kingsford Waterbay
Residents of email@example.com not necessarily need to travel very far for their day to day needs though. Located next to Kovan MRT station is a small shopping center called the Heartland Mall. It offers basic needs, toiletries and stationeries along with a variety of food establishments selling sushi, pastries and fast food. Located on the first floor of the mall is the Cold Storage supermarket where residents can buy their groceries. Plans for making enhancements to the public areas found around the mall are expected.
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Kovan Kingsford Waterbay
Another venue where residents can bond and take part in regular activities is the Paya Lebar Kovan Community Center which is just across the way from the sport center.
It’s said that food can bring people together and Kovan has no end to its fine pubs, cafes and eateries near email@example.com. One can enjoy a variety of environments and food, such as Thai food at Nakhon Kitchen, or Knuckles Bistro which offers pork knuckles and more. If you are a soccer fan then the Grapevine Café Bar and Restaurant is a must see with its screening of matches from Barclay’s Premier League. Are you after a more laid back environment? Lola’s Café is the perfect place for friends to get together with its casual atmosphere. And who can resist desserts? Hatter’s Street café, which is situated in an HDB estate, offers some of the best confections.