Orchard road dating
The MRT Station's Exit C was closed and demolished on 15 January 2008 to make way for the ION Orchard development.
A replacement for the exit, Exit E, was opened on the same day.
It was completed along with the shopping mall under the same developer, manager and owner in 2010.
respectively, was built on the site of the former park located directly above Orchard.
which is larger than Ngee Ann City but smaller than Suntec City Mall and Vivo City, the largest shopping mall in Singapore.
Designed by RSP Architects Planners & Engineers Ltd with Benoy, the Orchard Turn Development has won two EG Retail and Future Project Awards, the Best Architectural Entry and the Best Retail Development over 20,000 m², at Mapic 2006 held in Cannes, France, in November 2006.
There is a food court present at ION Orchard known as the Food Opera.
There used to be a supermarket chain - Three Sixty, but however it was shut down in May 2011 due to lack of business.
Those that had already been approved for businesses which reside outside the no-smoking zone would be allowed to remain until the licences of these retailers are terminated, and no new smoking corners will be approved for licensees of the same premises after that.An art and design programme is implemented to introduce new and multimedia art into the mall experience, promoting the best of Asian modern and contemporary art and design from established and emerging artists and designers.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.ION Orchard (pronounced as I-On), formerly known as the Orchard Turn Development or Orchard Turn Site, is a shopping mall in Singapore.It is the retail component of an integrated retail and residential development by Orchard Turn Developments Pte Ltd, a joint venture between Capita Land and Sun Hung Kai Properties.