Bedok Central

Bedok Central is located in Bedok HDB Estate of the Bedok Town. With a population of approximately 194,700 HDB residents and about 61.8K flats, Bedok has transformed into this blooming and vibrant town which brings in the best of both the nature and modern amenities. This hilly region is located in the South-Eastern part of the region and neighbours’ other prominent places such ad Bayshore, Upper East Coast Road, Changi and Tanah.  However, this transformation did not take place overnight as plans to develop Bedok into such a HDB town were laid down as early as 1963. The name ‘Bedok’ came into existence since the time Sir Stamford Raffles, the name probably is derived from the Malay word ‘Bedoh’ as there used to be a mosque which sounded its drum several times throughout the day to call for prayers. Among the most preferred residential areas in Bedok, Bedok Central is a prominent one.

 

There are approximately 14 blocks and 958 units of HDBs available in Bedok Central with postal codes ranging from 460219 to 464219. Most of these HDB in Bedok Central are developed in 2010. ​Although flats of different configurations can be found in this area, the most popular type of flats remain the 3 rooms unit, 4 rooms unit and 5 rooms units.​ The street offers calm and peace.

 

Accessibility to Bedok Central has never been an issue for the residents as it it connected to a network of roads and railway transport networks. Along the Bedok Central one can find a number of bus stops such as Bedok Point, Block 221A, Blk 27, Bedok Bus interchange, Blk 220 CP, OppBlk 220 CP,  Bedok Ctrl PO, Blk 416, Bet Blks 139/140, Blk 403 and many more. Resident living along the stretch of Bedok Central can easily reach these stops for at least one of these stops will be at a walking distance from any given block. A number of buses run along these routes including 7, 7A, 9, 9A, 14, 14A, 16, 17, 30E, 225G, 222, 854, 401 to name only a few. ​

 

Apart from these, there are quite a few MRT stations in the area, such as the Bedok MRT Station, Bedok Reservoir MRT station and Tanah Merah MRT Station. Bedok Central is also easily accessible via private transportation as it is linked to expressways such as the New Upper Changi Road, Simei Avenue and Bedok South Ave 1. ​

 

Bedok Central is both great for families and working adults given the type of amenities it has to provide to its residents. For families looking for child care or schools, there are aplenty of them in the vicinity. ​

 

Child Care Centres:​

  • Cherie Hearts​
  • YWCA Childcare & Development​
  • Sunflower Childcare ​
  • My Little Campus​
  • MindChamps Pre School​

 

Schools:​

  • Bedok Green Primary School​
  • Tampines Secondary School​
  • Anglican High School​
  • Red Swastika School​

 

Bedok Central also great for young adults because of the modern amenities it offers to those who are always on the go. Such amenities include shopping malls, parks, eateries and restaurants, entertainment complexes, clinics and places of religious interest.​ Thus, you will never feel disconnected from a city. Here are the lists those are worth going through.

 

Shopping Centres:​

  • Bedok Mall (5 mins walk)​
  • Bedok Point (2 mins walk)​
  • East Village (6 minutes drive)​
  • Bedok Shopping Complex (5 minutes drive)​

 

Eateries:​

  • Fat Bird​
  • BLK 216 Bedok Food Centre​
  • NeNe Chicken​
  • Block 16 Bedok South Market & Food​

 

Recreational Centres:​

  • Heartbeat@ Bedok​
  • STA Taekwondo@ Bedok Central​
  • Forest Adventure​

 

Other notable places one may look forward to in this area would include Princess Theatre, Century Cineplex, East Coast Medicare Centre, Bedok Community Library, Bedok Town Park and Bedok Town Resrvoir Park. Bedok Central, or Bedok HDB Estate in general, has earned a reputation of offering its residents the facilities of living among every modern facility they can ask for while also providing the quietness and serenity off the hill side region.​

 

Bedok Central is also connected to a number of other HDB Streets such as the Bedok North Avenue 3 and New Upper Changi Road.

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