Orchard Central (Chinese: 乌节中央城) is a shopping centre in Singapore. It is also Singapore's tallest vertical mall. This shopping centre was officially opened on July 2, 2009. Orchard Central sits on the land previously occupied by Specialists Shopping Centre.
Orchard Central was designed by DP Architects. It is designed as Singapore's first vertical mall, and it consists of 12 floors above ground and 2 basement levels. It also features a "super escalator", which takes pedestrians on street level directly up to Level 4. The mall is served by a total of 52 escalators (including 6 super escalators) and 12 glass elevators.
Orchard Central has a 160m frontage along Orchard Road.
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