Orchard road dating
With a lettable area of almost 660 000 sq ft, around 400 retail outlets are currently located at ION Orchard. On 12 November 2013, Rubi Shoes relocated to one store near Orchard MRT Station to replace Etude House.To date, there are various flagship stores, which include Rubi Shoes (which opened during 21 July 2009 and has since expanded island-wide), New Look, Li Ning, T. New Look was replaced by Zalora Flagship, and eventually Bershka. Four multi-label stores and several new-to-market food and dining propositions have also been confirmed, along with established food operators.The mall has a linkway leading from Orchard MRT Station to Tangs Plaza.The stretch had undergone a widening project which was completed in November 2014.Others are located in private properties such as Cathay Cineleisure Orchard, Ngee Ann City and Plaza Singapura. Islandwide, the agency has stopped accepting applications for new smoking corners in food retail establishments since last June.
Under this programme, permanent and changing sculptures and media installations will be located throughout the mall with art exhibitions held throughout the year within the ION Art Gallery and other locations in the mall.) garden on its 9th floor, together with two club facilities on its 9th and 30th floors.Under new regulations announced by the agency last June, all public areas within the Orchard Road shopping belt will become smoke-free zones from July this year and smoking will be permitted only at designated areas.Since last June, works have begun to put up screens at designated smoking areas along publicly owned spaces on Orchard Road, such as Orchard Towers, Far East Plaza, The Heeren, Cuppage Terrace, and behind Somerset MRT Station.It started operating on 21 July 2009, occupying 335 food and retail outlets.The Orchard Residences, the residential component of the development, is a high-rise residential condominium.
Synchronized with ION Orchard's facade and canopy, the walkway has LED panels to create a surround experience for commuters, and a fritted glass-and-steel canopy roof to allow natural light to filter through.