Tiong Bahru market reopens 20 May after three months of renovations

Tiong Bahru market while it was under renovations. Yahoo Singapore file photo

The Tiong Bahru Market and Food Centre reopens on Saturday (20 May) after being closed for a three-month revamp.

Renovations included new fixtures, energy-efficient lights, new fans and sun shades. New tables at the hawker centre will also have moveable seats to accommodate those in wheelchairs.

However, some hawkers told The Straits Times they were not optimistic of reopening their stalls on Saturday because they returned to the market only on Wednesday to begin cleaning and preparations.

The market first opened in January 1951 and was originally called the Seng Poh Road Market.

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