Tampines Street 42 is located in the town of eastern part of Singapore called Tampines. The town was initially a military training ground till 1987 and before that it was just a swampy forest area with ‘Tampini’ trees, hence the name of the area. In modern age it has become a well developed residential area along with lots of amenities and facilities for the residents. 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 42 consists of many well maintained units that can be used for both residential as well as commercial purposes. The property thus can be easily suitable for both small and large families. Even for the sake of renting to students and people who are residing only for work. The numbers of blocks available is 24. The postal address ranges from 520444 to 527450. The blocks are placed spaciously apart. There are 1971 HDB units in this place. There are 3 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms and 5 bedrooms flats along with some jumbo flats. The estates are meant for a serene lifestyle with almost all of the modern amenities possible available in the nearby surrounding. The earliest batch was completed in 1985 and the latest in 1996.
Transportation in Tampines Street 42 is a breeze because all kinds of public transportation facilities are available at proximity. The direct access ensures that the residents can reach their crucial destinations or work places without worrying about the modes of transportation and hence save a lot of time and effort. As the central area and the important places can be reached within a short period of time hence a lot of money and time can be saved that would have otherwise been wasted in roaming around unnecessarily. There is a modern and an integrated network of railway and road transport. There are services of LRT (Light Rapid Transport) and MRT (Mass Rapid Transport) in the area as well which are convenient and easy to use because they are fully automated modes of transportation like Tampines East MRT station, Tampines MRT station and Simei MRT station. The area is served by the intra-town feeder or town link bus services. Some of the main bus services are- 444, 450A, 456, 459 and 460.
Like every good residential areas there are several well established and reputed educational institutions in Tampines Street 42 that are at a walking distance. Some of these institutions are-
Some of these primary schools are located just at a walking distance so its extremely convenient for working parents and people who don’t want to send their children to distant places for schooling. Some of the nearest schools are like-
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 -
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