The soul of Woodlands

Ever been to one of the most concentrated neighbourhood in the north of Singapore? If not this thematic photo essay will show you what you can expect upon stepping into Woodlands. The daily grind of people from all walks of life - from students and working adults tonight market store owners will tell you different stories of their own.

TISSUE PACKET HEROES

Two elderly men are selling tissue packets for a dollar each near Woodlands MRT station. This is a common sight in Singapore as physically challenged people belonging in lower-income families need to make a living. (PHOTO: Abbi)

THE NIGHT MARKET

Stall owners preparing their food late in the afternoon to prepare themselves early for the upcoming flow of customers later at night. The night market at Woodlands is always crowded with people that want to get delicious and cheap foods. (PHOTO: Muhammad Syukur Bin Musa)

SMART RIDE

Four seater buggies are available for free, to shuttle commuters who have trouble moving around the half kilometer long interchange. This one of a kind service is only available at Woodlands’ temporary bus interchange which will be in service until 2019. (PHOTO: Salwa Nadhirah)

CALM BEFORE THE STORM

Shoppers who have just left Causeway Point leisurely stroll towards the bus interchange and MRT station. It is only during the non-peak hours will there be such a quiet sight. (PHOTO: Charmaine Soh)

WEEKDAYS ONLY

fter crossing this road, you can expect to take 10 minutes by foot to reach Republic Polytechnic, the only institution in the north of Singapore. Only on Mondays to Fridays, students can be seen constantly seen milling around this junction after school. (PHOTO: Charmaine Soh)

WALK IN THE PARK

After a long day, you can take a breather and away from the busy city life. Release your stress and refresh yourself with mother nature. (PHOTO: Lau Kin Kun)

HOME SWEET HOME

Woodlands the area with the most homes in singapore. After a tiring day, it is good to have a home to return to, reunite with your love ones. (PHOTO: Lau Kin Kun)

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