Stanley Street, Singapore

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Stanley Street in Chinatown, Singapore.

Stanley Street (Chinese: 史坦利街)is a one-way street in the Telok Ayer area of Chinatown, Singapore. It lies on the boundary between the Downtown Core and Outram Planning Area. The street links McCallum Street to Boon Tat Street. On the left side of the street, it is mainly conserved shophouses and on the right, car park entrances to Cecil Street buildings. The Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan is located on this street.

Stanley Street is known as ma cho kiong hi tai au in Hokkien, which means "behind the ma cho temple theatrical stage". The ma cho or matsu temple refers to Telok Ayer Street which is parallel to Stanley Street.


  • Victor R Savage, Brenda S A Yeoh (2004), Toponymics - A Study of Singapore Street Names, Eastern University Press, ISBN 978-981-210-364-2