Mallam is a residential area located along the Accra – Cape Coast road. Surrounding neighbourhoods include McCarthy Hill, Gbawe, Odorkor and Awoshie. Bordering the western part of this location is the Panbros Lagoon which is very popular for salt mining and the production of iodated salt on a large scale.
Commuting to this part of town has been made easy after the construction of the N1 Highway which is a 14 kilometer stretch of road, connecting Mallam to the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange.
The construction of the N1 Highway has led to a high number of businesses in Mallam. Financial institutions have taken advantage of the location and have opened branches in Mallam. Examples of such banks are Ecobank and Beige Capital. If you are looking for place to produce jingles and voice overs? Then it can be done professionally at the Double MJ Studios. They also record gospel, hiplife and highlife music and they have special packages for people who visit the studio on a regular basis.
Living in Mallam is relatively more affordable than several other neighbourhoods in Accra. It is a relief to live in Mallam because of its proximity to the market. It serves the need of residents of Dansoman, Gbawe, McCarthy Hill, Weija and Odorkor. Some of the wares that are sold on this market include food crops, crabs and tilapia. Residents looking for an alternative to the Mallam market should head to Julikart Supermarket, near the Gbawe.
Visit the Nashwel Clinic for general health care services to people living in and around the neighbourhood. The Ga South District Hospital is a government health facility located at McCarthy Hill Down.
Meridian Pre-University is located at the Odorkor-Mallam Road and it offers diploma courses in Accounting, Marketing , Management, Purchasing and Supply. It also has a school of Modern languages and Social Sciences.
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Author: Delali Kumapley, Content Creator for Lamudi Ghana.