Read Bridge was built in 1889 to replace the Merchant Bridge, the Read Bridge was the initiative of a famous businessman William Henry Read, a Scotsman who came to Singapore in 1841. Read used to own a round cardamom plantation on the site of today's Istana. Read Bridge is near Tew Chew Street; is near Boat Quay; is near Merchant Road (s); is near Merchant Road Exit; is near Merchant Road (n); is near Keng Cheow Street; is near Clarke Quay; is near Tan Tye Place; Read Bridge is geographically located at latitude(1.2892 degrees) 1° 17' 21" North of the Equator and longitude (103.845 degrees) 103° 50' 41" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Singapore or JB.
The locations related to Read Bridge are represented by the shortest path a radio wave would travel and may not be nearest by road. For example, Read Bridge is located 60 metres from Clarke Quay. Read Bridge is located 120 metres from Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel. Read Bridge is located 120 metres from Park Hotel Clarke Quay. Read Bridge is located 124 metres from Merchant Court. Read Bridge is located 140 metres from Riverside Point.
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|Clarke Quay is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Read Bridge. Clarke Quay - 4 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Read Bridge. Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Park Hotel Clarke Quay is located 0.1 Kilometres away from Read Bridge. Park Hotel Clarke Quay - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel 0.1km, Park Hotel Clarke Quay 0.1km, Merchant Court 0.1km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Read Bridge.
Riverside Point 0.1km, Soho @ Central 0.2km, Merchant Square 0.2km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Read Bridge.
Clarke Quay 0.1km, Singapore Time Ball 0.4km, Flag Staff 0.4km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Read Bridge.
Nan Chiau High School (former) 0.7km, Lee Kong Chian School of Business 0.9km, SMU School of Accountancy 0.9km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Read Bridge.
Hong Lim Park 0.3km, Fort Canning Park 0.7km, Spice Gardens at Fort Canning 0.7km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Read Bridge.