Buangkok Link is one of the HDB streets of the HDB estate of the Hougang township. Apart from being a residential town, Hougang is also a planning area located in the North-East Region of Singapore, which houses approximately about 179.5k residents across the 54k flats under the management of Housing Development Board (HDB). The town of Hougang derives its name from the Hokkien and Teochew word Au-Kang which means ‘river end’, which stems from the fact that Hougang is located upstream of Sungei Serangoon. Hougang is one of the prime residential location among the moss because of the luxuries the HDB flats and the condominiums the town has to provide.
The HDB street of Buangkok Link has a total of about 5 blocks with postal codes ranging from 530984 till 536991. There are about 416 HDB units with the most popular unit configuration being the 4 room types and the 5 room types. All the blocks in this street were developed in the year of 2004. The HDB street of Buangkok Link is not densely packed giving the residents enough openness to freely travel and move about without making them feel congested.
Travelling in and out of the vicinity of Buangkok Link has never been an issue for its residents as the area is well served by a number of public transportation services, of which the bus service is the most common. One can always find a bus stop at a walking distance from any given block in the Buangkok Link . The bus stops around Buangkok Link are oppblk 984A, blk 984, oppblk 991b, outside blk 991B, opppblk 980C, blk 998B, blk 980C, oppblk 910, Buangkok Sports Pk, and blk 911. The buses that run along these stops include bus 43, 43M, 88, 88A 101, 156, 325 and 329. One can hop into any of the buses to reach their desired destination without any hassle.
The second most popular form of public transportation prevalent in the area is the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) services. In fact, there are a couple of MRT stations in the vicinity of Buangkok Link. These MRT station to name would be Buangkok MRT Station (NE15), Hougang MRT Station (NE14) and also an LRT station called Tongkang LRT Station (SW7). Private transportation is also a viable option for those who prefer to as Buangkok Link lies at the heart of a network of roads. The expressways linked to Buangkok Link are BuangkokGreen,Sengkang E Rd, Yio Chu Kang Rd, Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 and Hougang Ave 2.
Buangkok Link is also an apt location for families with children or students because of its proximity to a number of day care centres, schools and other educational institutions. There are a plenty of options in case of primary schools and daycare centres in the vicinity.
Child Care Centres:
- Kidz Meadow Childcare & Development Centre
- Faith Educare Centre
- MindChampsPreSchool @ Buangkok
- Junior Champs Preschool
- Hougang Secondary School
- Hougang Primary School
- Yio Chu Kang Primary School
Buangkok Link is also great for those families and young adults who look forward to a urban lifestyle because of all the modern amenities. Shopping centres, eateries and food stalls, entertainment hubs, recreational centres and sports club. Other than that there are also places of importance aplenty around it such as clinics, filling stations, banks and ATMs, places of worship, grocery stores, etc.
- Buangkok Square Mall (7 minutes walk away)
- Hougang Green Shopping Mall (5 minutes drive away)
- Hougang 1 Mall (4 minutes drive away)
- Kovan Heartland Mall (10 minutes drive away)
- Chef’s Hats
- Wing Zone Buangkok
- Indian Food
- Natureville Garden
- Buangkok Sports Park
- Buangkok Vale Rooftop Garden