Cambridge Road is situated in Central Area. Cambridge Road located near to Keng Lee Road and Carlisle Road. This is one of the most exhilarating places of Singapore and popular for its eco-friendly environment and outlandish restaurants. People enjoy cuisines from all over the world as there are many Japanese, Indian, Philippines and American outlets present here. The development of this area started in early 80s, when most of the areas were already seeing rapid change in their outlook as they got modernized. During the 90s, Cambridge Road was designed and developed by British Architectures and was famous for its gardens and buildings. Even though, it took time to develop Cambridge road, the final outlook of the concerned area was something worth to wait. The place got a complete overhaul and people started to pour in to live here by either owning a property or taking up rent.
Cambridge Road has got the best roadways and transportation facilities in compare to others. Many international restaurants, commercial centres made this place their first base and spread it to nearby areas. Slowly and steadily, it gained a lot of attention of international trade association. Now, there are many malls built around this place which is one of the major sources of entertainment for people in this country. As the importance of Cambridge Road went up, the prices of the residential apartments present in it became unaffordable for middle class segment. To tackle this, government encouraged builders to build more HDBs for people to stay here and subsequently, the influx of middle-class segment in this place has been rising.
Cambridge Road is one of the largest areas in North Singapore and has total of 9 blocks of HDBs with 457 HDB units. Its lowest postcode is 210037 to the highest at 219746. This property was built in 1982 to 1997. This property provides flats with 4 bedrooms and 5 bedrooms. The HDBs are maintained by the local Central Area authority and they make sure, current residents don’t face any kind of issue.
The USP about this Road is it has one of the best transportation’s facilities in northern Singapore. There are bus services are available for its three blocks i.e. Block 5, Block 7, Block 06. In this area, people often prefer to go via bus as they are cheaper than Taxi. These are the few bus numbers that make stoppage on these blocks are – 5, 5A, 15, 66, 66A, 68, 138, 142, 15A, 60, 65,87,228 etc.
Cambridge road is connected to several MRT stations, present nearby i.e. Farrer Park MRT station, Novena MRT station and Boon Keng MRT station. These are much faster communication to any part of the city. As the roadways are quite broad and there is hardly any dense traffic to counter people often use the bus services.
Transportation facilities are covered and as far as education is covered, you will be surrounded by some of the prominent schools of Singapore and widely popular childcare centres here and its nearby area. Apart from schools, you also get nearest access to some of the best hospitals, international Stadium, small and medium sized gardens etc. Here is the list of popular ones in Cambridge Road-
Child Care Centres:
- Stepping Stones Child Care & Learning Centre
- Mulberry Learning @ Cairnhill
- Rainbow Cove Pre-School @ Sennet•
- Little Genius Childcare & Development Centre
- Life child care Center
Preschool and Secondary Schools
- EtonHouse Pre-School Newton
- Chatsworth International School – Orchard Campus
- Tanjong Katong Primary School
- Cristofori Music School
- Educare school services pvt. Ltd.
Apart from schools and childcare facilities, there is another thing in Cambridge Road that makes it famous i.e. classy, exotic restaurants. The restaurants [present in this place serve both traditional and continental cuisine.
- Sennett Avenue Linear Park
- Orchard Fountain Corner
- Handy Road Open Space
- Dhoby Ghaut Green
- Bangsawan Park
- Qtech Cafe Halal Restaurant
- The Curry Culture – Farrer Park
- Imperial Treasure Super Peking Duck Restaurant
- TungLok XiHé Peking Duck
- United Square Shopping Mall
- Djitsun – DJ Mall @ Bedok
- Fair Price Cambridge road
- The Centrepoint
- Long Beach UDMC Seafood Restaurant
These amenities/facilities make Cambridge Road, one of the prominent places in Singapore to reside.