Sign change and massage services among efforts to revitalise Jurong West Hawker Centre

Jurong West Hawker Centre's facade signage will be changed to “Jurong West Hawker Centre and Market” to increase awareness of the existence of the wet market, according to Hawker Management by Koufu, which runs the centre.
Jurong West Hawker Centre's facade signage will be changed to “Jurong West Hawker Centre and Market” to increase awareness of the existence of the wet market, according to Hawker Management by Koufu, which runs the centre.ST PHOTO: ZHANG XUAN

SINGAPORE - A sign change, weekend massage services and an extension of a shuttle bus service are among efforts by the management of Jurong West Hawker Centre to increase footfall and improve the business of its stallholders.

Five months after The Straits Times reported that business was drying up for wet market stallholders at the two-year-old centre, tenants say that things have not improved much, with just half of the 48 wet market and hawker stalls occupied.

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