Bain Street is located at the Central Area within the city centre of Singapore. The residential units are mostly in the form of Housing Development Board Apartments (HDB’s) and condominiums. The dwelling units are approximately 12,571 in number. This area is very densely populated with a population of around 60,520 and has access to several amenities hence the price is slightly on the higher range. However, the location and other facilities available by the place make it a very lucrative buy for the property buyers.
Bain Street consists of many HDB units that are a mix of both currently built as well as certain older constructions. Hence the design can be seen an eccentric mix of the decades gone by and the modern times. There are 2 blocks of HDB with 120 HDB units. This property was built in 1980. The units available consist of only 4 bedrooms layouts and are ideal for large families or to have a shared accommodation. The interiors are relatively modern and efficiently designed for utility rather than aesthetic purposes.
Transportation in Bain Street is a breeze as the place is well connected and many prominent residential streets are located nearby. There are several taxis stands and even car rental options available in the locality. There are sevarl major roadways that make it convenient for private vehicles owner to travel as well like North South Expressway (NSE) and the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE). Constructions for improvement on major roadways like Eunos Link ,Paya Lebar Road and the interchange at Woodsville will make the travelling experience and traffic even smoother. There are several MRT stations in proximity which is extremely useful for people who need to travel to their workplaces or anywhere for that matter every day. MRT’s are always a cheap and convenient way to travel. The nearest MRT stations are City Hall MRT station, Bugis MRT station and Esplanade MRT Station. The bus services are also available frequently and in regular intervals too.
There are several good educational institutions in the vicinity like-
- Khalsa Kindergarten
- PCF Moulmein Blk 10
- MOE Kindergarten @ Farrer Park
- Foochow Methodist Church Kindergarten
- Kampong Kapor Methodist Church Kindergarten
- PCF Jalan Besar Blk 806
- PCF Kampong Glam Blk 462-3
- NAFA Arts Kindergarten (Derbyshire)
- Thomson Road Baptist kindergarten
- Newton Kindergarten
Some of these primary schools are located just at a walking distance like-
- Saint Joseph’s Institution Junior
- Bendemeer Primary School
- Saint Margaret’s Primary School
- Anglo- Chinese School (Junior)
- Balestier Hill Primary School
- Farrer Park Primary School
- Stamford Primary School
- Hong Wen School
- Balestier Hill Primary School
- School of the Arts, Singapore
- Northlight school
- Bendemeer Secondaray School
- Nanyang Academy of Fine ARTS
- Singapore Management University
- Insworld Institute
- Italian Supplementary School
Places to eat
The residents will be spoilt for choices because there are several eating establishments in the neighborhood. There is something for everyone in the area as there is not only just the local cuisine but also many multi cuisines restaurants in the area due to the diversity of population here. Tiong Bahru Market and Holland Village are some of the upgraded local markets where mouthwatering hawker style food is available for which Singapore is famous. They have been revamped to make them more modern and cleaner looking. There are future planning to renovate the Haig Road hawker centre and the Geylang Serai Market.
Community centres are a great option to boost community spirit hence King George’s Avenue have developed many such places in its locality. There is already a huge state of the art community library located in the area including an Islamic Hub at Braddell that will include the MUIS headquarters and a mosque. The Queensway Firestation is also located along with 1st SCDF Division HQ and Neighbourhood Police Centre (NPC). At the Civic, Cultural and Retail Complex (CCRC) at one-north there is also a five thousand seat performance auditorium.
Some of the other similar HDB streets in the same region are North Bridge Road.