Palmer Road, Singapore
(27 July, 2017)
is a minor road in downtown Singapore
. It connects Shenton Way
to Anson Road
, from where the road continues as Enggor Street
. Palmer Road is a one-way road. Traffic enters at Shenton Way.
Palmer Road was named1
in 1905 after Calcutta merchant John Palmer (1766-1836) who bought land in the area after the founding of Singapore. Palmer helped the Indian merchants establish themselves in the colony. Before being called Palmer Road, the road was known as Tanjong Malang. In the early days, it was just a path leading to the godowns off Anson Road. Further south of the present road was a fortification known as Fort Palmer. For that reason, Palmer Road was previously called Palmer Battery Road.
Map of Palmer Road
Sights along Palmer Road
Palmer Road, Singapore
- 76 Shenton (GPS: 1.27346, 103.84557)
- 79 Anson Road (GPS: 1.27427, 103.84566)
- EON Shenton (GPS: 1.27392, 103.84619)
- M Hotel Singapore (GPS: 1.27385, 103.84505)
(27 July, 2017)
Palmer Road on Google Street View
- Singapore Street Names - A Study of Toponymics by Victor R Savage and Brenda S.A. Yeoh (2013), ISBN 978-981-4408-35-6, page 286
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