I was spending a lot of time exploring hawker centres and markets in Singapore. This was part of my doctoral research in Sociology, and for Shopkeeper Stories.
But, where are all these 107 hawker centres located? Which ones are clustered close together? Which ones are more isolated? What else is cool in the neighbourhood?
I thought my life would be a lot easier if I had a dynamic map.
I couldn’t find such such a map, so I created it using data from the National Environment Agency (NEA). This way, I would be able to plan my route and journey to each market.
I depended quite a lot on this map to discover new markets, and found it useful! So I have decided to share it with all of you in case you want to explore the 107 hawker centres in this city!
(By the way, you can also toggle the map to see the locations of train stations. This helped me plan some of my destinations at a glance!)
Do you have any comments? Should I add anything else to the map? (You can add this layer to your Google Maps for easy reference.)
PS. Do you have a favourite hawker centre? Tell us which one, and what you love about it!
Shopkeeper Stories is a photographic documentary of small business owners and their trades around the world, sharing their tips and insights. You can follow the journey on Instagram and Facebook @ShopkeeperStories