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Union Street

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Union Street, George TownUnion Street, George Town (14 November, 2012)

Union Street, or Lebuh Union, is a minor road in the central business district of George Town. The street was carved out in the early part of the 19th century and named to commemorate the Act of Union (1800) which created the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in 1801.

Union Street borders on a parcel of land which was used as the Central Police Station of George Town. Today the police station still exists, albeit reduced in area.

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Sights on Union Street

In Other Words ...

Union Street is also known in Hokkien: as Po Leh Au, meaning "(road) behind the police station".

Lebuh Union road sign (12 November 2008)

Union Street plaque (12 November 2008)

Getting there

The nearest bus stop is along Beach Street. It is served by Rapid Penang bus CAT.

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