Tampines Street 23 is located in the populous town of Tampines or Tampines New Town. It is one of the largest HDB estates in Singapore and is still expanding. The area is densely populated due to the large number of amenities and the demand of workforce in the area. The name of the town is derived from the fact that initially it was covered with ‘tampines’ trees. The area is spread across 4.24 kilometers where around 200,000 people reside in over 52,000 flats. The construction was handed over to the ‘Tampines Town Council' in 1991 after it was started by the Housing and Development Board.
Tampines Street 23 was started being developed in 1984 and ended in 1987. Since then it has been one of the most sought after real estates in the country. The facilities provided make the lives of the residents more convenient and are constantly updated with the changing times. The numbers of blocks available is 15. The postal address ranges from 520210 to 527201. The blocks are placed spaciously apart. The units have a uniform design and structure and outwardly they appear in symmetry with each other. There are 1561 HDB units in this place. There are 3 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms and 5 bedrooms flats available.
Tampines Street 23 is accessible to all the major areas of the city with the vast network of roadways and MRT stations that are located within a few minutes’ drive distance. It is accessible through several bus services and taxis that are readily available within a few minutes’ walk distance. There are also carpool services available nearby. For people who prefer to commute by the help of MRT’s for them there are a number of MRT stations available in the area like Simei MRT station, Tampines East MRT station and Tampines MRT station. The area is served by the intra-town feeder or town link bus services.
There are several restaurants, shopping malls, hospitals, banks and hotels in the nearby area due to the proximity of the property to the major commercial areas. Several good schools in the neighborhood make quality education for the kids of the residents easier and at their convenience. Some of the schools in the area are-
There are several residents who have specifically moved to this area for pursuing higher studies and for them these institutions provide the best opportunities. The distance is less and hence saves time and finances for travelling as the students need to have a strict budget.
Although there are several local markets and street vendors from where variety of household items can be bought at a reasonable rate, still for people who want to have multicultural and better range of products can opt for many free markets and shopping malls that are just a few minutes’ drive from the street. Some of the nearest shopping malls are-
Many medical facilities in the proximity are top of the class and very efficient. They are just a short drive away from the residential area and they can be easily reached by means of public transportations or by private vehicles as the roadways connect the places directly. Some of the major healthcare facilities are -
Places of Worship
The places of worship are essential for any place with such a large number of people with different backgrounds. And this area has many such places that aids to the religious obligations of its hundreds of residents. Some of the places nearby are-