Hougang Street 51 is an HDB street located in the residential area of Hougang, also known as . Hougang is located in the North-Eastern Region of Singapore. The town is the most populous in the region, being home to approximately 222k residents , of which there are about 179.5k HDB residents living in the 54k flats managed by the Housing Development Board (HDB). Most residents of Hougang are the previous settlers from the Teochew community at Kampung Puggol who were relocated to Hougang. The town of Hougang derives its name from the Hokkien and Teochew word Au-Kang which means 'river end', which stems from the fact that Hougang is located upstream of Sungei Serangoon. Today, Hougang is one of the 3 heartland areas which has gone under comprehensive redevelopment under the Remaking Our Heartland Programme.
Hougang Street 51 houses approximately 35 HDB blocks with about 2489 units spread among these blocks. The postal codes for the area ranges from 530546 to 531574. The oldest of HDB blocks dates back to the 1989 while the newest one were built in the year 1997. Even though a wide range of unit configurations are available in this area, the most popular are the 4 room units and the 5 room units along with some executive units.
Accessibility to Hougang Street 51 has never been an issue for the residents as it it connected to a network of roads and railway transport networks. Around the Hougang Street 51 one can find a huge number of bus stops which makes buses the most preferred mode of transportation among the residents. Resident of any given HDB block is bound to find at least one bus stop at a walking distance from their apartment. The bus stops around Hougang Street 51 are blk 579, Hougang G Shopping Mall, blk 574, oppblk 579, oppHougang G ShpMall,blk 568, blk 537, oppblk 913, blk 913, and blk 565. Some of the buses that run along these stops are 43, 43M, 88, 101, 109, 156, 159, 159A, 161 and 325.
Apart from the buses, the other option for public transportation is the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) service. In fact, there are quite a few MRT stations in the area, such as be Bartley MRT Station (CC12), Lorong Chuan MRT Station (CC14) and Sengkang MRT Station (NE16). Travelling in private to and from Hougang Street 51 is also easy due to the expressways like Buangkok Green, Buangkok Dr, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 and Hougang Ave 2.
Hougang Street 51 is both great for families and working adults given the type of amenities it has to provide to its residents. For families looking for child care or schools, there lies a plethora of options in the vicinity.
Child Care Centres:
On the other hand, Hougang Street 51 also great for young adults because of the modern amenities it offers to those who are always on the go. Such amenities include shopping malls, parks, eateries and restaurants, entertainment complexes, clinics and places of religious interest. Facilities that are required for day to day living such as grocery stores, ATMs, filling stations, gyms and fitness centres and lifestyle stores also lie aplenty around the vicinity. Let’s explore what are the other facilities available near to this HDB street.
Places of Worship: