Lucky Plaza

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This article is about A shopping centre in Orchard Road, Singapore. For A private housing estate in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, see Lucky Plaza, Hong Kong.

Coordinates: 1°18′16.11″N 103°50′01.88″E / 1.3044750°N 103.8338556°E / 1.3044750; 103.8338556

Lucky Plaza
Lucky Plaza, Dec 05.JPG
Location Orchard, Singapore
Address 03-46 304 Orchard Road, Singapore 238863
Opening date 1981
Developer Far East Organization, Ng Teng Fong
Website Lucky Plaza

Lucky Plaza is a shopping centre located in Orchard in Singapore.

Built by developer Far East Organization, Lucky Plaza was completed in 1981 and has proven to be one of the more successful shopping centres in Singapore during its heyday.[1]


Lucky Plaza's success was due as much to the architect's — BEP Akitek Pte Ltd — concept of an open vertical 'bazaar' as to its central position in the middle of the Orchard Road tourist district.

The high value location prompted the idea of placing the traditional arcade 'on end' in the form of a series of stacked galleries, interconnected by escalators and glass lifts, around a high open space. These internal pedestrian streets are linked to those outside and a multi-storey carpark at the rear at several not too convenient points.

The building is set back from the main road and though this would appear to give more space for vehicles and pedestrians, the conflict between people, cars and taxis is very evident.


The bus stop along Orchard Road near the main entrance to Lucky Plaza.

Lucky Plaza has a wide range of shops selling electronics, shoes and sports goods. The upper levels include bars, nightspots and doctor's premises.

There is a food court in the basement that sells cheap local fare. There are other food joints in the building, such as McDonald's, Pizza Hut and other eateries, including the main branch of an Ayam Penyet chain.

Shops that sell off-season perfume and cosmetics can be found on most floors.

Lucky Plaza also houses beauty salons on the fourth floor that attract foreign tourists and flight crew due to the lower costs compared to prices of salons in the rest of the shopping district.


  • Norman Edwards, Peter Keys (1996), Singapore - A Guide to Buildings, Streets, Places, Times Books International, ISBN 9971-65-231-5

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