There are more than 200 roads that were named after the early pioneers; some of the famous ones include Aljunied Road, Boon Lay Way, Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim and Eu Tong Sen Street.
Why are some streets named after people?
To name a street after a person is a universally accepted way of publicly honouring that person’s achievements. … Names such as 125th Street or West Side Highway are purely descriptive; they express the geographical location of the thoroughfare.
What is building name in Singapore?
|2=||One Raffles Place (formerly OUB Centre)||280|
|2=||United Overseas Bank Plaza One||280|
What is the main road in Singapore?
This 2.2 kilometer stretch of megamalls is the undisputed shopping hub of Singapore.
How do you get a road named after you?
Here’s criteria for naming a street after someone
- Individuals must have provided “extraordinary public service or some exemplary contribution” to the public and be associated with the community where the highway is located.
- The designee must be deceased or an elected official who is no longer in office.