Portsdown is a remote area near Commonwealth and Queenstown districts. This area is famous amongst Singapore 's expatriate and creative communities who are drawn to the bohemian feel of this area. Attention, too, to creative individuals out there: If your creative juices are all used up, and you are in dire need of some inspiration, head towards Portsdown for much-needed brain stimulation. Here, you might even meet a professional artist or two.

The residential area of Portsdown mainly comprises condominiums and semi-detached houses at Nepal Park and Wessex Estate, and is sought after by Singapore 's expatriate community and the creative community of artists, designers, photographers, architects, and actors etc.

The Wessex Estate, occupying 27.9 hectares of tranquillity and green serenity, is an example. The estate is a colonial-themed residence with 26 apartment blocks and 58 semi-detached houses. Creative personalities like artists, actors, designers and architects have called the Wessex Estate their homes…and workplaces. JTC Corporation (JTC) has plans to revamp some apartment blocks into work lofts which these creative individuals can utilize as gallery studios.


  • Geeleinan Art Gallery
    Located at Blk 1 Whitchurch Road and led by artist and sculptor Gee Michaud, Geeleinan Singapore houses some of Asia 's very best Asian paintings and sculptures.

  • Palate Sensations
    Located at 1 Westbourne Road , Palate Sensations is an elite cooking school which specializes in healthy cooking.

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