Here are photos of Sungei Road Thieves’ Market since the 1950s because it will soon be gone

So long, Sungei Road Thieves' Market.

By Henedick Chng | January 11, 2017

Sungei Road Thieves’ Market is set to fade into our memories some time this year to make way for the nearly completed Sungei Road MRT station.

Having been around for more than 80 years, the eventual loss of the flea market will deal a blow to our heritage.

If you’ve never known or heard about Sungei Road Thieves’ Market before, you can read more about it here.

Meanwhile, let’s take a trip down memory lane with these pictures of the flea market over the years.

1950s

Source: Roots.sg
Source: Roots.sg 

1970s

 

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1980s

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Source: Roots.sg
Source: Roots.sg 
Source: NAS
Source: NAS 

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Source: NAS 

1990s

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Source: NAS 
Source: NAS
Source: NAS 
Source: NAS
Source: NAS 

 

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About Henedick Chng

Henedick loves food. He is always hungry. In between his eating binges, he cooks and is just another food blogger who anyhow shares his recipes and dining adventures with the world.

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