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Tessensohn Road, 217701, Farrer Park / Serangoon Rd (D08)


Project Name


project type



Oxley Holdings Limited




S$ 1,937 - S$ 3,994

Completion Year


# of Floors


Total Units

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Best Heritage Development (Singapore) 2019
Highly Commended
Best Boutique Condo Development (Low Density) (Singapore) 2019



1953 is a blend of Heritage Shophouses and Modern Contemporary Design Apartments creating a unique and interesting façade. Located at Tessensohn Road in District 8, it is a freehold mixed development by Oxley Holdings Limited, a homegrown Singapore company which has many successful development projects and created a strong foothold both locally and overseas. As one of Singapore’s most prolific developers, the Group focus on key elements such as prime locations, attractive design and lifestyle features that appeal to its target market. 1953 condo is the most recent advancement of the company that envelops the dedication to supply quality houses beyond the assumptions of the purchasers. Targeted to be completed by year 2023, 1953 will adopt a unique Art Deco style in tune with the project’s namesake 1953.

1953 - Unique Selling Points

Sitting on a plot of 17,938 square feet, the developer has cleverly merged the seven conserved shophouses with a block of modern concept apartments to revamp this historical site. The project continues the tradition of the archetypal Singapore shophouse with commercial shops at ground floor and living spaces above that. The architecture of the development will evoke a sense of historical nostalgia balanced with the modern sensibilities of today’s home buyers. Complementing the living necessities for its residents, there are a range of state-of-art facilities provided for the indulgence of the residents at Level 4 of 1953 such as communal swimming pool, flora sanctuary, western grill corner, fitness corner, lantern walk, and a cascading water feature.

1953 – Accessibilities

1953 is strategically located on the prime Central Business District fringe. Farrer Park MRT Station (approximately 7 minutes) and Boon Keng MRT Station (approximately 5 minutes) are just a walking distance away to provide seamless connectivity to the different parts of Singapore. Vehicles owners can take Tessensohn Road, Balestier Road and Central Expressway to get to the business hub or Orchard Shopping Paradise in the city.

1953 - Amenities & Attractions

The merging of commercial and residential aspects of this mixed development greatly increase accessibility and convenience to the residents. Besides, it is situated in a convenient location, close to all local amenities.

Schools and Education Institute Services near 1953:
  • Bendemeer Primary School
  • Bendemeer Scondary School
  • Farrer Park Primary School
  • Hong Wen School

Clinics and Hospitals near 1953
  • Farrer Park Hospital
  • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
  • Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital

Shops near 1953
  • Mustafa Centre
  • Jalan Besar Plaza
  • City Square Mall
  • Centrium Square

1953 - Project information

1953 is a 6 storey building with 14 retail shops and 58 units of apartment. 7 units of the retail shop and 9 units of the apartment are housed in the conserved shophouses, named “Heritage Collection”. Another 7 units of the retail shop and 40 units of the apartment named “Modern Collection”are in the new part of 1953 which also housed 9 “Penthouse Collection” apartments. The apartments come in 4 different styles ranging from one to five bedroom units with the built-up area of 441 square feet to 1,658 square feet. The 14 units of retail shop are in the size 366 square feet to 786 square feet.
  • Project Name: 1953
  • Type: Mixed development
  • District: 8
  • Configuration: 58 residential units, 14 commercial strata units and addition & alteration to 7 units of conserved shop houses
  • Site area: 17,938 square feet

Unit types for 1953:
  • Heritage Collection:
    • Retail: 700 - 786 square feet
    • 2 Bedroom with Study: 614 - 786 square feet
    • 3 Bedroom: 1,130 - 1,152 square feet
    • 4 Bedroom: 1,399 square feet

  • Modern Collection:
    • Retail: 366 - 560 square feet
    • Studio: 441 square feet
    • 1 Bedroom: 549 square feet
    • 1 Bedroom with Study: 506 - 614 square feet
    • 3 Bedroom: 786 - 937 square feet
    • 3 Bedroom with Study: 915 - 969 square feet

  • Penthouse Collection:
    • 2 Bedroom + Family: 1,130 square feet
    • 3 Bedroom: 1,120 square feet
    • 3 Bedroom + Family: 1,227 - 1,238 square feet
    • 5 Bedroom: 1,507 square feet
    • 5 Bedroom with Study: 1,658 square feet

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Facilities & Amenities


  • Car Park
  • Community Garden
  • Fitness corner
  • Pool Deck
  • Swimming pool

Buildings Details

Building # Floors # Units
Building @ 1 Tessensohn Road 217701658
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Project Review

1953 Review

In a city that has so many ultra-modern buildings, it is essential Singapore holds on to its past and its heritage. Oxley’s 1953 helps to retain an example of classic Singapore architecture.

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