Orchard may be known as a retail and dining destination, but it’s also great for families to live in as well.

The area has a variety of elite schools and institutions, world class medical facilities and a host of supermarkets and convenience stores to ensure that most needs are easily met within walking distance or a short commute. 

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Schools in Orchard 

There is a strong concentration of international and elite schools in this area and surrounding districts. Arts institutions such as the School of the Arts, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and LASALLE are also located in nearby areas, in addition to the Singapore Management University.


Hospitals and Clinics 

There’s a whole host of top-notch private healthcare options in the area, as well as many dental clinics and health centres. Mount Elizabeth Hospital, otherwise known as Mount E Orchard, is the area’s main hospital.


Post offices 

There are two Singapore Post branches in the area. 


The SingPost Orchard branch is located at ION, while the post office serving the Somerset end of the shopping strip is located on Killiney Road.