Singapore’s newest Housing Board community, Tengah, will be set apart by its rich plant and also lasting functions, with the very first apartments there to be introduced in 2018. Billed as a “forest town”, the 700ha area in the west will be the first HDB community to be established given that Punggol two decades ago. It is located in between the existing towns of Jurong East, Choa Chu Kang and also Bukit Batok. Tengah EC is located near to Tengah Town and therefore will feature many of the developments that are fitting for own stay.
At the HDB Awards dinner on Thursday (Sept 8), National Development Minister Lawrence Wong revealed the masterplan for Tengah. A woodland fringe will certainly run around the whole community, which has to do with the dimension of Bishan. The 5 prepared real estate districts in Tengah, each with a distinct character.
The town will certainly consist of a 100m-wide, 5km-long woodland passage linking it to the bordering eco-friendly network in between the western and also main catchment areas. Bounded by Kranji Expressway, the Pan-Island Expressway, Brickland Road and also Bukit Batok Road, the Tengah location today is largely woodland as well as scrubland. However it will eventually contain 42,000 brand-new residences: 30,000 devices of public housing and also 12,000 systems of personal real estate.
Central Park near to Tengah EC will certainly be the centerpiece of eco-friendly areas in Tengah, offering a breathtaking and also relaxing area for citizens to kick back and also take pleasure in various leisure activities. Plant will certainly be woven through the community, from a big central park to “community farmways” that run through real estate estates with yards, play areas and farms.
Tengah’s town centre will break brand-new ground with a car-free idea. As part of Singapore’s initiatives to go car-lite, all roads in Tengah will have dedicated strolling and cycling paths on both sides.
Neighborhood Farmways will offer homeowners with leisure activity farming opportunities as well as encourage bonding amongst citizens.
Mr Mohamed Haniffa (standing, fourth from the left) as well as Mr Derek Yeo (standing, 2nd from the left) at RAF Training Centre in RAF Seletar, with their Aero Engine course friends. This photo was absorbed August 1965.
Tengah will certainly additionally boast Singapore’s first car-free town centre, embeded in rich parkland as well as with traffic running beneath the town centre.
The development of Tengah community becomes part of the west’s improvement. The upcoming Jurong Lake District, promoted as Singapore’s second main business district, exists just to the south of Tengah. Tengah’s western industrial area is also part of the Jurong Innovation District.
The prepare for Tengah will certainly be shown at the HDB Hub in Toa Payoh from 11.30 am on Sept 9, as well as will certainly run till Sept 25, from 9am to 8pm. Participants of the general public are welcomed to check out and also offer their responses.