Hougang Avenue 5

About Hougang Avenue 5

Hougang Avenue 5 is located in Hougang. Hougang which is located at the back or upstream of the river Sungei Serangoon. The name is derived from the term “heartland” in the local language. It is given this name due to its location as a centre of a bigger area. The area consists of condominiums and Housing & Development Board (HDB) flats. There are about a total of 47,000 units of residential and commercial flats. The area has also its own unique architecture which is the presence of large and semi circular balconies. These kinds of balconies in every unit are not seen outside of this region. Another best thing about this place is the availability of a variety of food options. Its ever growing demand among property buyers have made it into a lucrative investment.


Hougang Avenue 5 consists of sixteen blocks in total. The postal address for the street ranges from 530301 to 538820. There are a total of 3373 HDB units, amongst the 33 blocks. Even though there are a large number of units but the area is large and spacious enough to let the units have appropriate privacy and spacing between each other. The street was developed in the year 1982 and since then has seen several changes over the years, wht the last being completed in 1993. There is single bedroom, two bedrooms, three bedrooms, four bedrooms, five bedrooms flats as well as executive flats available in the street. Many redevelopment planning has been put to action in order to make the living standards of the residents better.


Hougang Street 5 has several means of transportations, both road and railway to make traveling more efficient. For residents who prefer to travel via MRT’s some of the major MRT stations are just within a kilometer radius. Some of the stations are Serangoon MRT Station, Bartley MRT Station and Tai seng MRT Station. There are several taxi stands nearby as well. . Residents of this area also have access to public bus services that are operated by the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) and Singapore Bus Service (SBS). The buses available are frequent in numbers and come very often so the residents don’t have to wait for long. Some of the bus services are bus no- 301, 353 and 363.


This area has so many well established and well known educational institutions present here that locals don’t have to travel to far places for better educational facilities. Some of the important institutions are :-


Primary Schools

The primary schools are one of the initial steps of a child’s basic education these schools are known to imparting the best quality education for the kids and they are at a walk able distance.

  • Hougang Primary School
  • Xinghua Primary School
  • Yio Chu Kang Primary School

Secondary Schools

  • Bowen Secondary School
  • Holy Innocent's High School
  • Montfort Secondary School


Tertiary Institutes

For residents who are students they can save a lot of time and money by living in this area due to the number of prominent colleges present in the vicinity of the estate.

  • Serangoon Junior College
  • University of New Brunswick
  • Hougang Japanese Language School


Shopping Centers

The shopping centers here make the availability of basic as well as luxurious items easy for the residents.

  • Hougang Green Shopping Mall
  • Hougang Mall
  • NTUC Hougang Mall


Dine-Out Places

There is something for everyone in the area as there is not only just the local cuisine but also many multi cuisines restaurants in the area due to the diversity of population here.

  • Jack's Place
  • Kopitiam
  • Suki Sushi


Healthcare Facilities

There are several hospitals and clinics nearby for medical emergencies that can be reached by a short drive. They are efficient and provide the best staff and medical services like-

  • Institute of Mental Health
  • Buangkok Green Medical Park
  • Bright Vision Hospital


Community Centers and Clubs

The number of community centers and clubs allows the locals to bond with each other better and live harmoniously as a better community. These places are great to spend a relaxing evening after a hectic day. They can be used to hang out with friends and family on a regular basis. Some of the community centers and clubs nearby are-

  • Hougang Swimming Complex
  • Catholic Archdiocesan Youth Centre (CAYC)
  • Hougang Community Club


Other HDB estates those are similar to this street are- Hougang Central, Upper Serangoon Road and Hougang Avenue 7.

HDB Blocks

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BLK 304
Hougang Avenue 5, 530304
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BLK 306
Hougang Avenue 5, 530306
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BLK 307
Hougang Avenue 5, 530307
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BLK 308
Hougang Avenue 5, 530308
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BLK 310
Hougang Avenue 5, 530310
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BLK 312
Hougang Avenue 5, 530312
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BLK 313
Hougang Avenue 5, 530313
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BLK 314
Hougang Avenue 5, 530314
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BLK 319
Hougang Avenue 5, 530319
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BLK 320
Hougang Avenue 5, 530320