The Lorong Lew Lian is a very short length lane in Serangoon, Singapore. It is less than 500 metres. But, it is surrounded by high quality properties and commercial outlets. Serangoon, as of now is an important centre for commerce and an investment magnet. But, it was not like this always. Now let us take a visit to the history of Serangoon. A major Chinese settlement in the early days, Serangoon's inhabited area included the swamps and marshy land around the Serangoon River, along with prominent rubber plantations as well as fruit gardens. After redevelopment plans were put in place by the administrative authorities in the 1960s, Serangoon has developed and prospered into a preferred place for residential property investors.
The pre-existing huddles of private housing apartments co-exist with newly built housing units, especially apartments and flats within the HDB estate. The expansive estate, with 21,482 units spread out over an area of about 7.37 square km, is home to over 75,600 residents, a majority of whom are affluent Singapore citizens. The area has all the facilities that residential purposes in an area might need, with schools, colleges, entertainment complexes such as shopping malls, cineplexes and healthcare facilities being available in the area. Other avenues of family-oriented entertainment such as the Singapore Crocodile Farm and the Serangoon Stadium are also present within a short distance from the HDB estate.
The Lorong Lew Lian acts as a connection between the Upper Serangoon Viaduct and the Lorong Lye. The road opens up directly to the highway and makes it easy for the residents to access almost all facilities required for urban lifestyle. The road has 9 Housing Development Board blocks accommodating 1051 HDB units. In these HDB properties, there are 2 bedrooms units, 3 bedrooms units, 4 bedrooms units and 5 bedrooms units. The construction of these HDB blocks started in 1978 and ended in 1983. Serangoon has a minimum postal code of 530005 and a maximum postal code of 536489. The residents of the HDB estates near the road get access to almost every facility required for urban lifestyle. The road is surrounded by commercial places and settlements. Also, the residents of the HDB blocks near the road have easy access to almost all facilities required for a decent urban living.
The roads network is great and has many bus terminals. Also, the railway network is easily accessible through nearby located terminals. Travelling in and out of Lorong Lew Lian is quite easy. It has several MRT stations such as Serangoon MRT station, Lorong Chuan MRT station and Bartley MRT station. It has two nearby bus stations – Opp Block 1 and the Forest Woods station. You can catch any of these busses from the stations: Bus 22, 43, 53,53M, 43M and some more. Furthermore, it has the Serangoon metro station near the end of the road. This is few minute walk away from the HDB properties. This makes it easy for the HDB residents and others to travel to any place in the town.Moreover, they have several educational institutions like primary, secondary and tertiary schools near them. These institutions are located at walking distances from the HDB units. Here are some educational institutions located near Lorong Lew Lian.
We already know that the landscape promotes urban way of living. In urban lifestyle shopping malls, parks, dine out centres, clubs and pubs are great places to wrap up some time. The HDB residents near the Lorong Lew Lian have easy access to a lot of facilities like this. There are a lot of shopping centres, cafeterias and dine out centres near the HDB estates.
Dine out places:
In any type of settlement there are some other basic facilities required for a peaceful living facilities like health centres, police station, fire stations, ATMs, bus terminals and so on. The residents living in the HDB units near the Lorong Lew Lian can enjoy all the facilities. There are three hospitals located within few kilometres from the HDB properties.
Health care centres: