New Upper Changi Road is a HDB street located in the Bedok town, or more popularly known as the Bedok HDB estate. With a population of about 200,000, Bedok HDB estate has been blooming ever since its inception that is in the early 1960s. Today Bedok is of the most sought after places for property investments. The history of Bedok is largely influenced by its coastal frontier. The Bedok HDB Estate is located in the South Eastern part of the region.
There are about 34 blocks with 2792 units of HDB in the New Upper Changi Road, one of the prime HDB street in Bedok. The postal code of the area ranges from 460028 to 467359. The oldest development are completed in 1974 and the newest in 1985. The New Upper Changi Road houses the most common unit configuration being 3 rooms unit, 4 room units, 5 rooms units.
Travelling to and from New Upper Changi Road is a complete bliss due to the fact that the very road itself acts as a link between other HDB streets and some expressways. Along the entire New Upper Changi Road, there are a number of bus stops with buses running to any possible destination one may wish to reach. These bus stops are Bedok Bus Interchange, Blk 65, Blk 27, The Tanamera Condo, BedokStn Exit B, Blk 55, Bef Changi Fire Stn, Opp The Summit, Blk 11, Eastern Lagoon II, Calvary Ably of God Ch to name only a handful. Buses that run along this route include bus 7, 7A, 9, 9A, 14, 14A, 16, 17, 17A, 18, 26, 30E, 32, 33, 33B,35M, 38, 40, 60, 66, 69, 87, 155, 168, 196, 197, 222A, 225G, 225W and many more like the Premium 531 and Premium 763.
These bus services along with the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) service makes public transportation one of the most convenient and popular form of transportation. The MRT stations that serve the area are Bedok MRT Station (EW5) (200 mts from blk 207), and Tanah Merah MRT Station (EW4) (0.67 kms from blk 51). Other than that, as mentioned, the New Upper Changi Road is connected to a number of expressways making it also convenient for those who like private transportation. Bedok South Ave 1, Sims Ave E, Changi Rd, JalanEunos, Still Road and PIE (Toll road) are some of the expressways that are linked to New Upper Changi Rd and can be easily accessed.
The New Upper Changi Road is also an apt location for families with children or students because of its proximity to a number of day care centres, schools and other educational institutions. There are a plenty of options in case of primary schools and day-care centres in the vicinity.
Day Care Centres:
- YWCA Child Development Centre
- Apryl’sJoycottage @ New Upper Changi Road Pte Ltd
- Sunflower Cove
- Little Genius Childcare & Development Centre
- TanjongKatong Primary School
- The Rock School- Bedok CC
- PCF bedokBlk 30
- BCS International College
- Anglican High School
New Upper Changi Rd is also great for the residents who seek for an urban day to day life with all the possible modern amenities. The best thing about Bedok is that it does not cut down on the most modern and advanced of amenities to provide the beauty of a natural surrounding. Modern amenities lie aplenty in the vicinity which includes shopping malls, entertainment outlets, recreational centres, eateries and restaurants, tourists attractions and many more. Day to day facilities like ATMs, grocery stores, lifestyle shops, clinics and pharmacies, filling stations, places of worship are also located nearby.
- Bedok Point (4 minutes walk away)
- East Village (5 minutes drive away)
- Bedok Mall (8 minutes walk away)
- Djitsun DJ Mall @ Bedok (10 minutes walk away)
- Golden Village Bedok
- The Hollywood Theatre
- Carnival Cinemas
- Fat Bird
- 58 Minced Meat Mee
- Chicken Hotpot (Bedok Point)
- Dian Xiao Er
Other than these some places of importance in the area include- SingHealth Polyclinics Bedok, W. H. Yak Family Clinic, GK Supermarket Pvt ltd, Seu Teck Sean Tong Temple and SUTD’s Jackie Chan Pavilion.
The New Upper Changi Road is connected to to other HDB Streets such as the Bedok North Ave 3, Bedok Central, Bedok North Ave 1, Bedok South Avenue 1, Bedok North Road, Bedok South Avenue 3, Bedok South Avenue 2, Bedok South Road, Chai Chee Road and Chai Chee Street.