Katong Shopping Centre is a shopping mall located along Mountbatten Road in Singapore. Established in 1971 and opened to the public in 1973, it is the first air-conditioned mall in Singapore. Katong Shopping Centre is situated around Odeon Theater, Church of The Holy Family, and Roxy Square, as well as several hotels, such as Paramount Hotel and the Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel. The aging mall was once home to mostly textile, shoe and food outlets, and now houses a large number of services which include tailoring, photocopying/printing and several employment agencies. Katong Shopping Centre boasts a wide range of services. The shopping centre is popular amongst youth for catering to the gaming industry by having multiple cyber gaming shops. In recent years, there has been a spike in the number of employment agencies at the shopping centre.