The town ‘Tampines’ got its name from the large iron trees, or tempinis as called in Malay, which used to grow abundantly earlier in the place. Moreover, large swamps also covered most of the areas, but since the Singapore authority chose the place to serve as a residential hub, the place has undergone many transformations. Covering a vast area of 2089 hectares of land now, Tampines now bags the position of the third most populous town in Singapore closely following Bedok and Jurong West. The place which also earlier served as a military training base until the year 1987, offers a plethora of opportunities and entertainment facilities to its people. No wonder, the popularity of the area has been spiking in recent years.
Tampines covers a lot of streets under it where many HDB Estates can be found. But the street which has been maintaining its position as one of the most preferred cities is Tampines Avenue 4. The street has about 22 blocks which house ~2012 HDB units. The oldest HDB estate in the area can be dated back to the year 1983, while the most recent one was developed during the year 1988. The postal code range is from 520801 to 529682. Furthermore, the HDB estates provide a number of variant flats which generally starts from 3 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms, 5 bedrooms and executive flats. The flats are spacious, placed in better communities, have the facilities of playgrounds, security, greenery and also provide a breathtaking view of the surroundings. Each HDB estate and flat undergoes continuous renovation and upgradation in a bid to reduce the traffic influx to the main cities. According to the urban planning policy by the Singapore Authority, almost all facilities, like, hospitals, retail stores, shopping malls, educational institutions, places of worship, and many more are provided in the town.
Similarly, Tampines Avenue 4 also provides very good transportation facilities in the form of both roadways and railways. The main roads which connect to the surrounding areas are Pan-Island Expressway, East Coast Parkway, Tampines Expressway, and many arterial roads which helps in connecting the HDB estate to Bedok and Paya Lebar to the West, Changi in the East, Pasir Ris to the North and Singapore Straits to the South. For people who like to travel in trains can go to the nearest MRT station such as Tampines MRT station, Tampines East MRT station and Tampines West MRT station which is an above-the-ground station which lies in close proximity to the area. People can also take intra-town transits to commute to work or visit a place. Moreover, many bus services are also provided by the town. So, let’s have a look at the main bus services in the area:
Tampines Avenue 4 also offers the best-in-class opportunities for parents looking to admit their ward into nearby daycare centers or primary schools. Some of the most reputed and well-established educational institutions have been listed below:
Day Care Centers
The options do not end here. Tampines Avenue 4 also offers various secondary schools, tertiary institutions and two international schools like the United World College of Southeast Asia and the Middleton International School. These educational institutions lie in close proximity to the area.
Apart from these, Tampines Avenue 4 is also famous for its wide variety of entertainment facilities like shopping malls, recreational parks, dine-out places, movie theatres, gaming arcades, and many more. Below are some of the most searched entertainment places in the area”
Tampines Avenue 4 is also well connected to its surrounding streets like Tampines Street 91, Tampines Street 82, Tampines Avenue 5, Tampines Central 1, Tampines Street 12, Tampines Avenue 7, Tampines Street 41 and Tampines Street 21.Read More