Bukit Merah estate is one of the developments by Housing and Development Board to meet expanding housing needs. This estate which was developed on an area with red soil got its name which means red hill in Malay from the soil color. Bukit Merah is known as the home of about 150,000 persons with flats of varying sizes on the different streets and blocks. There are about 50 streets in Bukit Merah Estate. These streets include those with blocks of flats built as far back as the 1970s and those built more recently. Bukit Merah Estate is also known for its serenity which has made it a well-established and appealing residential area.
The streets that make up Bukit Merah Estate include Bukit Merah Lane 1, a street with several blocks of apartments. These blocks of flats include those with flats with a large built-up area and those with a small built-up are meant for individuals or young professionals. There are about 10 blocks of flats on Bukit Merah Lane 1 and 62 units in total. These flats have different specifications, and their postal codes range from 150120 to 151120. Some of the blocks were developed as far back as 1979 with different includes 3 rooms and 4 rooms. Bukit Merah Lane 1 was developed on leasehold land. The tenure of the lease is 99 years.
There are enough facilities to cater to the needs of residents Bukit Merah Lane 1. These facilities include transportation facilities that ensure ease of commuting for residents of the area. Such transportation facilities include bus stations, MRT stations and connecting roads that ensure ease of access for persons that drive.
The nearby bus stations include Opp Queensway Shop Ctr, Opp OG Fty, Alexandra Hospital, opposite block 2 and block 1. At the bus station opposite Queensway Shop Ctr, one can board buses such as 195, 197, 51, 14, 33, 61, 120, 100 and 93. At the bus station at Alexandra Hospital, one can board buses such as 93, 120, 100, 195, 197, 61, 51, 33, 33A and 14. At the bus station opposite OG Fty, one can board buses such as 14, 123, 147, 153, 961, 961C, 196, 197, 198 and 855. At the bus station opposite block 2, one can board buses such as 14, 123, 147, 153, 196, 197, 198, 855 and 961. The buses one can board at the block 1 bus station include 14, 123, 147, 153, 196, 197, 198, 855 and 961.
MRT stations are also located in the area, and residents can easily travel by train to different destinations from the different MRT stations. The nearby MRT stations include Queenstown MRT Station (EW19), Redhill MRT Station (EW18), Labrador Park MRT Station (CC27) and Pasir Panjang MRT Station (CC26). Queenstown MRT Station is located about 11 minutes and 930 metres away. Redhill MRT Station is located about 17 minutes and 1.43 km away. Labrador Park MRT Station is about 19 minutes and 1.59 km. The roads through which residents of Bukit Merah Lane 1 can get to their homes include AYE (Toll Road) which leads to several notable destinations.
There are also educational and childcare facilities in the area to ensure that parents can find the most suitable ones for their wards.
Nearby Childcare Centres
- MindChamps PreSchool
- Bloomberry Kids
- Care Tots & Services Pte. Ltd.
- Modern Montessori Bukit Merah Childcare Centre MMI
- Mulberry Learning @ Bukit Merah
MindChamps PreSchool is located on Jalan Kilang Barat. Bloomberry Kids is also located at Jalan Kilang Barat. Care Tots & Services Pte. Ltd. is located on Bukit Merah Lane 1.
Nearby Primary Schools
- Queenstown Primary School
- Blangah Rise Primary School
- Gan Eng Seng Primary School
- Bukit Merah Primary School
- Radin Maps Primary School
Queenstown Primary School is located about 1.14 km away. Blangah Rise Primary School is located about 1.25 km away. Gan Eng Seng Primary School is located about 1.27 km away.
Nearby Secondary Schools
- Bukit Merah Secondary School
- Queenstown Secondary School
- Queensway Secondary School
- City College
Bukit Merah Secondary School is located about 980m away. Queenstown Secondary is located about 1.27 km away. Queensway Secondary School is located about 1.55 km away.
Residents of Bukit Merah Lane 1 will also not need to travel far for lifestyle amenities that include shopping malls, recreational parks and dining places.
Nearby Shopping Malls
- Alexandra Central
- Queensway Shopping Centre
- Anchor point Shopping Centre
Alexandra Central is located about 150 metres away. Queensway Shopping Centre is located about 160 metres away. Anchor point Shopping Centre is located about 260 metres away.