About UOB Plaza
UOB Plaza is strategically situated at 80 Raffles Place Singapore 048624. UOB Plaza comprises of two towers, namely the 67-storey UOB Plaza One and the 38-storey UOB Plaza Two. The former is a 280-metre tall building with 67 floors, and was completed in 1992. The latter is relatively shorter and older than the former with the building constructed in 1973 and reconstructed in 1995 to have the same facade as the newer and taller building. The two skyscrapers are linked by a lobby block that houses the banking hall.
UOB Plaza is owned by the United Overseas Bank, a bank founded in Singapore in 1935 by Kuching-born Wee Kheng Chiang, father of present chairman Wee Cho Yaw. This commercial space is primarily used for office rental.
This building is designed by Kenzo Tange, a japanese architect who got inspiration from the US Bank Tower in Los Angeles.
Commercial Building Location
UOB Plaza is strategically situated within the financial and business hub of Singapore in Raffles Place at 80 Raffles Place. It is 0.12 km to Raffles Mrt Station. Other nearby Mrt stations are Telok Ayer and Downtown Mrt stations. For vehicle owners, driving from here to either the business hub or the vibrant Orchard Road shopping district takes below 10 minutes. Major expressways such as AYE and ECP allow drivers easy access to any part of Singapore. There are also several bus stops nearby for public commuters.
There is nothing more energizing and exciting than reveling in the pulse of the city. There is a cluster of exciting amenities around here:
Malls: Nearby mega malls like Bras Basah Complex, CityLink Mall, Funan DigitaLife Mall, Shaw Towers, Marina Square, Esplanade Mall, Marina Bay Sands and Suntec City Mall, Marina Bay Sands Shoppes, Esplanade and many more others which have a myriad of amenities like eateries, retail shops, supermarkets and banks. For more shopping, dining and entertainment purposes you can head down to the Orchard shopping district and Marina Bay District which is about less than 5 minutes’ drive away.
Restaurants: For more dining options to satisfy your taste buds, head down to the restaurants along Raffles Place, Circular Road, Market Street and Collyer Quay. For hawker food lovers, you can head down to Tanjong Pagar Plaza Market & Food Center, Lau Pat Sat, Maxwell Road Food Centre, Golden Shoe Hawker Centre, Market Street Food Centre and China Square Food Centre.
Night Entertainment: Singapore’s number one nightlife entertainment area around Robertson Quay, Clarke Quay and along Mohammed Sultan is just 10-15 minutes’ drive away.
Hotels: Nearby international luxurious hotels include The Ritz Carlton Hotel, Carlton Hotel Singapore, Raffles Hotel, Swissotel The Stamford Singapore, Conrad Centennial Singapore, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, The Fullerton Bay Hotel and Marina Bay Sands Hotel.
Condominiums: There are also several prestigious residential buildings like Skysuites at Anson, Sail at Marina Bay, Marina Bay Residences, Marina One Residences and Spottiswoode Residenceswhich are highly sought after by locals and expats.
Supermarkets: The nearest supermarkets is Market Place Supermarket at Raffles City Shopping Centre, Sheng Siong at The Verge, and Cold Storage at Funan DigitaLife Mall and NTUC FairPrice at Rochor Road.
Healthcare: General Practitioner Clinics, Outram Polyclinic, Raffles hospital, Singapore General Hospital, National Heart Centre, National Heart Centre and Singapore National Eye Centre in the area to provide specialist healthcare services for the residents.
Education: The nearby educational institutions include Singapore Management University, DUKE Nus and Stamford Primary School.
Recreational facilities: There are many recreational facilities around here include Kampong Glam Bras Basah Complex RC, Singapore Recreation Club, Esplanade, Fort Canning Park, Marina Bay Sands, Marina Barrage and Art Science Museum.
Places of worship: For places of worship in this multi-racial and religion society, one can head to Masjid Omar Kampong Melaka Mosque at 10 Keng Chow Street, Sri Krishnan Temple at 152 Waterloo Street, Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple at 178 Waterloo Street, Hong San See Temple at 29 Mohamed Sultan Rd and St Andrew's Cathedral at 11 St Andrew's Rd.
UOB Plaza is definitely a highly sought after commercial building due to its strategic location and the myriad of facilities that is nearby. For more details, please contact the relevant personnel.
Did You Know?
1. Malacca street which connects Market Street to D ‘Almeida street is one of the oldest street in Singapore that exist before 1836. It was named after the Malaccan city in Malaysia for unknown reasons. Previously this street is a commercial area lined with single or double-storey shophouses , home to many merchants and brokers. Today, it reserved its role as a commercial area lined with many commercial building in the financial hub.
2. Telok Ayer Street during the immigrant days , it was lined with religious institutions such as the Al Abrar Mosque, Nagore Durgha Mosque, Thien Hock Keng Temple and Fu Tak Chi Temple. Here the immigrants offer their prayers to thank their gods for their safe journey here.
3. Raffles House in Fort Canning was where the founder of Singapore Sir Stamford Raffles stay in. He built this house in 1823. Currently this historical site is a heritage place visited by many.
4. The "long bar" found in Raffles Hotel is where the famous Singapore Cocktail " Singapore Sling " was first mixed.
UOB Plaza 1
80 Raffles Place S(048624)
NEARBY MRT STATION(S)
Raffles Place Mrt Station
Telok Ayer Mrt Station
Downtown Mrt Station
• Mon to Fri (Before 6pm) - $2.50 / 0.5hr
• Mon to Fri (After 6pm) - $3.50/ entry. Overnight parking additional of $3.50
• Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays from 7am to 7am the following day- $3.50/entry from 7am to 12midnight, $3.50/entry from 12midnight to 7am the following day
1,141 sqft to 8,300 sqft