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Ghim Moh

Ghim Moh
Name transcription(s)
 • Chinese 锦茂
 • Pinyin Jǐnmào
 • Hokkien POJ Kím-bō͘
 • Malay Ghim Moh
Country Singapore

Ghim Moh is a district in Singapore that has a reputation nationwide for attractive food at its Food Centre that distinguishes it from other food centres in Singapore. Famous stalls include beef hor fun, char kway teow, chwee kueh, mee pok, roasted meats, and xiao wan mian. The estate consists of 21 blocks.


  • Facilities 1
  • Transport 2
  • Politics 3
  • Gallery 4
  • External links 5


There were a few schools located within the estate, Ghim Moh Primary School, which has merged with New Town Primary in 2008 and Ghim Moh Secondary School, which has also merged with Jin Tai Secondary School to form Clementi Woods Secondary School since 2007. In addition, Raffles Junior College was located right next to Ghim Moh (Mt Sinai) from 1984 to 2004. The campus is still around and had housed Dunman High School from 2007 to 2008. Today, it houses Henry Park Primary School as it undergoes upgrading at its previous premises.

The Ulu Pandan Community Centre is also located within the estate. Ghim Moh estate also includes a wet market and a food centre. There are also several coffee shops (as locally known, including 'Kopitiam'), salons, dental clinics and medical clinics located within the estate.

Recently, it has become popular with many aspiring homeowners, especially for parents seeking a place in the coveted Henry Park Primary school. Nearby, one can conveniently visit the newly opened Star Vista Mall. Other conveniences includes its proximity to the Ministry of Education Headquarters, Fusionpolis, Rochester Mall and Biopolis, where many of the life-science businesses are located. Other conveniences includes the educational hinterland around Ghim Moh such as the National University of Singapore, Singapore Polytechnic and Ngee Ann Polytechnic.


Its nearest MRT station is Buona Vista Station. There are also a number of bus routes that serve Ghim Moh and terminate at the Ghim Moh Bus Terminal. These include routes 92, 92a, 100, 111. Thus, residents find it convenient to travel around the city, particularly to the Orchard Area.


Ghim Moh belongs to the Ulu Pandan division of Holland-Bukit Timah Group Representation Constituency, whose Member of Parliament is Christopher de Souza. Between 2001 and 2006, the Member of Parliament was Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports Vivian Balakrishnan, who became the Member of Parliament for the Cashew division in 2006. Ulu Pandan existed in its own constituency before 1997 and its Member of Parliament was Minister (Prime Minister's Office) Lim Boon Heng from 1991 to 2001.


External links

  • Food outlets in Ghim Moh

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