Here are photos of Sungei Road Thieves’ Market since the 1950s because it will soon be gone
So long, Sungei Road Thieves' Market.
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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.
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