Choa Chu Kang

Choa Chu Kang

Choa Chu Kang has evolved from a rural settlement of Chinese immigrants in early 19th century into a hub of residential complex with all amenities required for a modern urban lifestyle. The name of the place is derived from Chinese immigrants who were called "kang chu", where ‘kang' refers to river and ‘chu' refers to the clan name of the first headman in charge of plantations. The area is about 6 sq Km with an estimated population of 110,000. Out of 580 hectares of land developed by Housing Development Board (HDB), 52% is residential area where about 35000 flats have been built. Although most of these flats are 4-bedrooms and 5-bedrooms, there are also some 4700 units of executive type flats available.

The HDB Estate of Choa Chu Kang has all the basic and modern amenities such as shopping malls and recreational, educational and healthcare facilities. It is well connected by all available modes of transport. Like many other planned HDB Estates, various amenities are found within close proximity, making it a very convenient place to live in.

Location Specifics

Choa Chu Kang is located in the Western part of the city. The neighboring districts are Sungei Kadut (District 25), Teck Whye (District 23) and Woodlands (District 27). It is also near the Bukit Panjang HDB Estate.

The area has been divided into seven sub-zones for the purpose of better administration. These are:

  • Teck Whye

  • Keat Hong

  • Central

  • Peng Siang

  • Kranji

  • Yew Tee

  • Pang Sua

 

The area is well planned with ample recreational and entertainment junctions, making it a very attractive place to live in. With more housing complexes slated to develop especially around stations (LRT and MRT) the area is definitely growing as an attractive property destination.

Transportation Facilities

Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange

Residents of Choa Chu Kang HDB Estate can use an integrated and modern network of road and railway transport.

The LRT (Light Rapid Transport) and MRT (Mass Rapid Transport) is a fully automated mode of transport which starts and terminates at Choa Chu Kang MRT Station. Choa Chu Kang MRT station and Yew Tee MRT station are convenient stops for HDB residents

Bus services that run in the area are:

  • Trunk Services - 172, 556, 925, 985, 307.

  • Night Services - NR3, 3N.

Educational Institutions

Primary and secondary schools as well as institutions offering tertiary education can easily be located at Choa Chu Kang HDB Estate area. Some of them are listed below:

Primary Schools

  • Choa Chu Kang Primary School

  • Teck Whye Primary School

  • Yew Tee Primary School

 

Secondary Schools

  • Choa Chu Kang Secondary School

  • Teck Whye Secondary School

  • Bukit Panjang Government High School

 

Tertiary Institutions

  • SHATEC Institutes

  • ITE College West

  • Pioneer Junior College

Facilities / Amenities

Choa Chu Kang HDB Estate area is equipped with numerous amenities required for today's urban lifestyle. This includes shopping malls, recreational and entertainment complexes, clubs, dine-out places as well as places of worship to cater to all levels of residents.

Shopping Centers

  • Lot 1 Shopper's Mall

  • Yew Tee Shopping Center

  • Keat Hong Shopping Center

 

Dine-Out Places

  • Siam Kitchen

  • Old Chang Kee

  • Long John's Silver

 

Community Centers and Clubs

  • Yew Tee Community Club

  • Victory Family Center

  • Warren Country and Golf Club

 

Health Care Facilities

  • Saint Luke's Hospital

  • Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic

  • Evercare Medical Clinic

 

Places of Worship

  • Kuan Hoon Dian Chinese Temple

  • Grace Christian Centre

  • Masjid Al-Khair

 

Others

  • Eng-Wah West Mall Cinema Hall

  • Choa Chu Kang Community Library

  • Choa Chu Kang Sports Hall

  • Bukit Panjang Park

 

Choa Chu Kang HDB Estate is a well-planned and developed area with all basic and modern amenities, making it a preferred residential destination. The growth in popularity may also be attributed to the convenience it offers in terms of proximity to all facilities, including transportation.

Did you know...

  • The sole burial cemetery that is still in operation in Singapore is located in the Choa Chu Kang area.
  • The 1930s saw the last tiger of Singapore shot in the Choa Chu Kang area.

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