17 November 2020. Go on a heritage trail and discover Singapore’s oldest fire station built in 1908. This impressive red brick building with white paintwork resembles old building structures in central London.
Central Fire Station
The Central Fire Station is located at Hill Street, which begins at the junction of Victoria Street and Stamford Road and ends at the edge of Chinatown area in New Bridge Road.
Also known as the Hill Street Fire Station, the building also houses the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery, the official museum of the Singapore Civil Defence Force. It offers a fascinating look into the early days of fire-fighting in Singapore.
In 1998, the Central Fire Station was gazetted as a national monument by the Preservation of Monuments Board.
If you are looking for accommodation on a budget, ibis budget Singapore Clarke Quay is within walking distance to the Central Fire Station.