Outram region acts as home to numerous major public structures. Some of such structures includes Singapore General Hospital (SGH) among many others. The region is home to many Professional health hubs. The hubs are managed by Singapore Health Services (Sing Health) alongside the Central Narcotics Bureau. The Police Cantonment Complex also plays a part in management. Among many educational institutions, Outram Secondary School is located in nearby York Hill. Some of the other social amenities are also available in the region. Outram Park MRT Station is one of them which houses the Health Sciences Authority. The facility is located along Outram road where Block 9 lays as well. Mortuary@HSA is also located around the same area.
A tall building known as the Alumni is located at the junction of Outram road. The building once housed the Department of scientific services (DSS). The department was later relocated to HAS building which is its current location. The region has accommodated change in terms of structures as well as technology. The year 1858 saw the Municipality name the Outram road after Sir James Outram who was a British general. Beside the Outram road, lays Havelock Road which was named after Sir Henry Havelock who was also a Major-General. The two Generals were both British army leaders. This was during the Indian rebellion in the year 1857 The Outram road has Sepoy lines as well as Police station right at its end. Around the police station, there is a parade ground. The Sepoy lines and sepoy plain have their names referring to the shootings experienced in the year 1915. The shooting saw 47 sepoys lose their lives at that time. Focusing on Singapore, many regions have what it takes to be considered modern cities. Outram has not been left behind and bares numerous features that adds up to Singapore’s fame.