Do you know Kallang is home to Singapore’s longest river – the Kallang River, as well as Kolam Ayer ABC Waterfront which is the first project under the Active, Beautiful, Clean Waters (ABC) Programme? How about the fact that it used to have a park that was built by volunteers and underwent a major river clean-up programme together with the Singapore River?
Find out more about these interesting facts in this story map on the waterbodies and green spaces of Kallang.
View the story map in full screen or on your mobile device by scanning the QR code below.
This story map is not a comprehensive coverage of the parks and waterbodies found in Kallang.
The base map used in this story map is the Singapore Land Authority’s OneMap
This story map used related articles in Infopedia, HistorySG, BiblioAsia, and Roots as references. It also consulted the following books: Singapore Street Names: A Study of Toponymics (2013), What’s in the Name?: How the Streets and Villages in Singapore Got Their Names (2018), Ray Tyers’ Singapore: Then & Now (2018), Singapore: A Guide to Buildings, Streets, Places (1988), In Granite and Chunam: The National Monuments of Singapore (1996), Singapore: A Pictorial History 1819-2000 (1999), Tidal Fortunes: A Story of Change: The Singapore River and Kallang Basin (1990), Our Home by the Kallang River: Past, Present and Future (2019), The Kallang Story: A Sports, Arts and Heritage Trail (2019), and A Kampong and Its Temple: Change and Tradition in Kampong Sar Kong and the Mun San Fook Tuck Chee (2016).