Jalan Damai is a HDB street in the HDB town of Bedok, or the Bedok HDB estate to be precise. With a total population of around 200,000 residents and about a total of 58,000 under it, Bedok has grown to become one of the fastest developing residential areas in Singapore. The modern development of Bedok began only began in 1966 when reclamation works along the coastal area began. And within the next few years, the town was converted by the Housing and Development Board (HDB) into the country's fifth self-contained new town, with the first residential flats emerging in the vicinity by 1975. Today owing to its numerous modern amenities and facilities, Bedok has become one of the most sought-after places for property investments as well as for housing.
There are approximately 13 blocks with 777 units of HDBs available in Jalan Damai with postal codes ranging from 410661 to 419613. Most of the construction in Jalan Damai was done in 1996. The most common configuration of units are the 4 rooms units, 5 room units and executive units too.
One of the prime reasons as to why Jalan Damai is mostly chosen for by residents is the ease of accessibility they face in Jalan Damai. Moving in and out of the place is quite an easy task as there are numerous bus stops along the entire stretch of Jalan Damai. These bus stops are Bef Jln Damai, Kaki BtStn Exit A, Blk 122, Blk 660A CP. Blk 133, Blk 151, Blk 609, Blk 121, Blk 646, Blk 629 to name a few. Buses running along this route include bus 1, 15, 15A, 58, 59, 60, 65, 87, 506, 228 and CT18.
In addition to these, the area is also served by the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) services The MRT station is DT28 Kaki Bukit MRT Station (0.08 km from blk 661). Thus, owing to both bus services and MRT services, public transportation becomes convenient as well as the most popular form of transportation. Nevertheless, private transportation is also an option for those who prefer it given the number of expressways connected to Jalan Damai. The nearest expressways to Jalan Damai are Eunos Link, Jalan Eunos, PIE (Toll road), Sims Ave E and Paya Lebar Rd.
Jalan Damai is also an ideal option for families with children as there is a wide range of chilcare centres and schools to choose from.
Day Care Centres:
If you are a working parent and want your toddler to remain in safe hands while you work outside, there are a number of Day Care Centres ready to serve you on that purpose in Jalan Damai. Here is the list of few popular ones:
Also, JalanDamai has a lot to offer to the young working adults, or even families residing in it who seek benefits of an urban lifestyle. Modern amenities lie aplenty in the vicinity. These amenities include entertainnment outlets, eating hubs, shopping centres, recreational centres and parks, places of worship and many more. Amenities required for day to day living such as ATMs, groccery stores, filling stations, clinics and medicine stores and lifestyle stores are also at a stone's throw.
Other than these, other places of importance around Jalan Damai include Bok Family Clinic, Tan &Koh Clinic and Surgery, Masjid Mydin, Mangala Vihara Temple, and tourist spots such as The Intan and Peranakan Houses.
Jalan Damai is also connected to other HDB streets such as Bedok Reservoir Road.