Expat Shopping Enclaves - Alexandra & Gillman Village

Tired of the crowds and bright sun on Orchard Rd ? Head a little south to the leafy relaxed air of Alexandra & Gillman Village . You won’t be disappointed.

  • The Shophouse
    Created by Australian Geri Murphy The Shophouse is a highly regarded furniture shop specializing in teak wood. Teak wood is a unique wood variety that can withstand all climatic extremes due to it’s oil content and is a favourite among many Singapore expats. Specialising in recycled materials The Shophouse offers a wide variety of furniture: bedroom, dining and living room furniture is featured alongside a wonderful range of Lloyd Loom wicker furniture. Look out for specials at the Shophouse shopping fair, held on the last Thursday of everymonth.

          Address : 22 Lock Rd. Gillman Village
          Tel : +65 6344-0100, Opens daily from 9am to 6pm

  • Originals
    Offering a beautiful collection of brightly coloured cabinets, original doors and mirrors from India , Originals is a lifestyle today shop, also started by Geri Murphy. The teak wood presented at Originals comes in a sleek, contemporary style with designs that are great for home and office. Other items available include a bright selection of rattan and wicker furniture. Check it Originals when looking for something new for your home or apartment.

          Address : 7 Lock Road
          Tel +65 6471-9918, Opens daily 9am to 6pm

  • Pagoda Teak Furniture
    Offering a full customer support package that includes exquisistely crafted teak wood and expert after-sales service and maintenance Pagoda Teak Furniture promises to be a rewarding shopping adventure. Under the care of master carpenters Pagoda Teak Furniture uses strict quality control to ensure that your furniture will meet and exceed your high standards.

          Address : 13 Kung Chung Road
          Tel : +65 6471-0331 Opens daily 10am to 7pm

  • Mirage Fineteak
    A unique and creative tea wood specialist is the Gillman Village based Mirage Fineteak. A retailer and wholesaler, Mirage Fineteak offers high quality furniture with wood imported directly from a reserved production forest in Java that is managed by the Indonesian Government Forestry Agency. With a selection that includes antique indoor and outdoor teak wood furniture Mirage Fineteak also has a solid range of display cabinets, tv buffets and coffee tables.

          Address : 8 Lock Road
          Tel : +65 6473-6808/0093, Opens daily 10.30am to 7pm
          e-mail: mirageft@cyberway.com.sg

So if you need a break from your usual shopping spots take a trip down to the Alexandra & Gillman Village area. You’ll enjoy the change in scenery and may come up with a truly unique piece of furniture.

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Written by:
Editorial Team