Melaka Sentral & Melaka Sentral Wet Market opened for business from 15th. May 2004. Located opposite Tesco Melaka on the main Melaka bypass, Melaka Sentral is an ultra-modern Airconditioned Bus (Express & Local) Terminal similar to the KLIA Airport. The Taxi Terminal is also located next to the Bus Terminals.All outstation Express Bus Service from Singapore or Kuala Lumpur will start/terminate at this terminal.
Just opposite this ultra-modern terminal is the Melaka
Sentral Wet Market. This wet market sells provisions, meat,
poultry, vegetables and other groceries. The market is spacious and has
hawker stalls to cater for the public.
Opposite Melaka Sentral is Tesco Melaka.
Located at Peringgit, Malacca and it is the newest shopping centre to open in Melaka to cater for locals and visitors to the historical state such as weekenders from Singapore. It is a subsidiary of UK-based hypermarket chain operator Tesco Stores (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. has begun its business operations in Malacca from October 2002.
Easily accessible from Bukit Baru and Malim by using the Melaka Historical City By-pass, Tesco Melaka offers the convenience of hassle-free shopping by providing a large car park for shoppers. On top of that, car parking is free.
Chief executive office of Tesco Malaysia, Simon Turner said “We are very excited about our entry into the state of Malacca as we look forward to becoming a one-stop shop for the local resident, offering a more enjoyable shopping experience tailored for Malaysian consumers, which is built upon the foundations of choice, quality and competitive prices.?
He said the opening of Tesco in Malacca would see more than 450 job opportunities made available to local residents.
Tesco Ltd. Is UK’s leading retailer with over 900 stores in 10 countries including hypermarkets in Thailand, South Korea and Taiwan.