By Venus Yong

Working in SingHealth Connection has its perks – we are right smack in the middle of Bukit Merah Central, with easy access to a wide range of services.  If you find yourself having to run some errands during lunch hour, this buzzing little neighbourhood has quite a lot to offer!


Locksmith and key duplication
With 27 years of experience, Uncle Soon from City Locksmith is a familiar name in Bukit Merah offering services from duplication of keys to condo access cards, and more.
166 Bukit Merah Central  #01-3531
Contact 8198 9599
Opens Mondays to Fridays, 11am – 8pm, Saturdays, 11am - 5pm and Closed on Sunday & PH



Shoe repair
Broke your favourite pair of shoes but can’t bear to throw them out? The cobbler man is here to help!
Located just outside NTUC
Opens Mondays to Fridays, 1130am – 2pm




Tailor and clothes alteration
Bought something online but doesn’t fit that well? Lost some weight and need help to alter that piece of favourite clothing? Auntie Sally from Yatsze Gents Ladies Dressmaking comes to the rescue with her nimble fingers and years of experience. Also offers tailoring services.
163 Bukit Merah Central #03-3609
Contact 9773 6092
Opens Mondays to Fridays, 10.30am – 6pm (lunch break from 2 – 3pm) and Saturdays, 10.30am – 3.30pm (lunch from 1 – 2pm)



Watch repair

Beyond what looks like a CD shop blasting familiar tunes throughout the day is a watch repair counter by Soon Hock Brothers Co. Whether your watch is in need of nifty repair works or a swift battery change, leave it in their good hands while you enjoy your lunch.
164 Bukit Merah Central #01-3647
Contact 6273 0791
Opens Mondays to Sundays, 9.30am – 9pm





Costume Rental
Dressing up for a masquerade party? Check out Costume City's collection of over ten thousand costumes for rent.
203 (Wing A) Henderson Road #09-03
Henderson Industrial Park
Contact 6270 1722 or
Opens Mondays to Fridays, 12.30am – 6pm (No walk-ins, please call for appointment)

Graphic tees and printing services
Make your next party an impactful one! From customised T-shirts to printing of banners, invitations, namecards and door gifts, check out Fine Thinks for their wide range of printing services.
163 Bukit Merah Central #03-3559
Contact Ben at 9002 5808 or Ming at 9889 8124, or
Opens Mondays to Friday, 10am – 6pm (call before visiting)

Embroidery Services
Caps and Embroidery offers embroidery and a range of printing services, including customised caps and apparels, as well as the design of and production of corporate uniforms.
207 Henderson Road #01-06
Henderson Industrial Park
Contact 6377 3277 or (call for appointment)

Need professional help with the winter coats from your recent holiday trip? Check out The Laundry Boutique @ Henderson offering premium fabric care with high quality chemicals and up-to-date machines, including some tender loving cleansing for your special gowns, bags, leather and suede carpets, and more. Regulars get 10% off.
211 Henderson Road #01-01
Henderson Industrial Park
Contact 6734 6188
Opens Mondays to Saturdays, 9am – 6pm


My Bike Shop specialises in small wheeled foldable bicycles which will benefit those who are keen to cycle to work (and carry your bicycle on public transport) or have little storage space.
213 Henderson Road #01-06
Opens Mondays to Fridays, 12pm – 7pm and Saturdays, 12pm – 730pm




Enjoy a quick perk-me-up massage at Ashi Foot Reflexology over lunch! SingHealth staff enjoy 10% off ala carte services.
163 Bukit Merah Central #02-3609
Contact 62621008
Opens Mondays to Sundays, 11am – 10pm



Display your most cherished moments on the wall!  FilmMen Digital Services offers photography services for passports and IDs, as well as digital printing services from your thumbdrives, mobile phones or through email.
164 Bukit Merah Central #01-3629
Contact 6273 7797 or
Opens Mondays to Saturdays, 10am – 9pm


Know of more services around Bukit Merah and the SGH Campus area? Email us at and we can share with everyone!

Watch this space too as we will feature new lunch spots and old favourites in upcoming issues!

Information correct as of 15 December 2017.