Commonwealth Drive

Commonwealth Drive is located in the Queenstown. The area was named after Queen Elizabeth II to mark her coronation ceremony in 1953. It was the first residential area that was taken up by the Singapore’s government to be tested for public housing initiatives for Singapore. There are approximately 28.4K residential units and about 94.9K residents enjoy their lives in the Queenstown. There are many new developments taking place in the Queenstown estate and all the amenities are present in the area. It is a great place for living and the residents can enjoy food, get health facilities and travel to anywhere in the city easily. Just like all the greatly planned HDB estates, Queenstown has everything to make the lives of the residents comfortable and enjoyable. Queenstown real estate market shows incredible growth and the property in the area is continuously booming, making it ideal for living and investing for commercial purposes.


There are 49 blocks of HDBs available in the Commonwealth Drive with the minimum postal code of 140001 and the maximum postal code of 142052. Many new developments have taken place since the origin of Commonwealth Drive. The newest development was constructed in the year 2015 while the oldest one was developed in the year of 1967. There are 2548 HDB units in the area. The residential developments of the area typically offer 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom units in the area. The area offers all the major facilities and features to its residents so that the residents do not have to worry about anything while residing in the area and can enjoy their lifestyle accordingly to their needs.


The residents of the Commonwealth Drive do not have to worry about moving to and from the Commonwealth Drive as it provides a great array of road and railway transport networks. The residents of the Commonwealth Drive can easily use bus stations near the area such as the Blk 72 bus stop, Blk 37B bus stop, Blk 50 bus stop, Blk 58 Bus stop, C’Wealth Stn Exit A/D bus stop, Queenstown Polyclinic Bus Stop, Queensway Sec Sch bus stop and Opp Queensway Sec Sch Bus Stop to travel to and from the location.

Furthermore, there are three MRT stations in the vicinity as well, such as Commonwealth MRT Station, Queenstown MRT Station and Holland MRT Station using which the residents can move to any destination in the city or come back to their location. The residents of the Commonwealth Drive do not have to worry about the accessibility of the location. It does not matter if you are moving using MRT/LRT or your own car. For those who have their own cars and love to drive, the can easily reach the development as it is connected to major roads and highways of the area. 


The residents of the Commonwealth Drive can live a great life with their family members. Whether both parents are working or whether the family wants to enjoy, everything is easily available in the area. Commonwealth Drive is a great location for living together with family and has many day care centers, primary schools and secondary schools available as well in the area.


Day care centers:

  • Damien Centre Kindergarten
  • Queenstown Childcare Centre
  • PCF Queenstown


Primary & Secondary schools:

  • GS Diving Pte Ltd
  • New Town Primary School
  • Faith Kindergarten


Commonwealth Drive has all the facilities to enjoy urban and modern lifestyle. The residents do not have to worry about anything in the location and can enjoy a modern urban lifestyle in the area. Everything is easily accessible in the area. Other than its strategic location, the area is surrounded with plenty of amenities. From shopping centers to parks and from entertainment centers to religious areas, the residents can enjoy everything. The area is full of notable places containing parks, dining places and shopping malls.


Recreational parks:

  • Boadrwalk at Food Centre
  • Pavilion at Commonwealth Green
  • Rooftop Garden


Shopping malls:

  • The Star Vista
  • Holland Road Shopping Centre


Dine-out places:

  • Edmond Chicken Rice
  • Guangzhou Mian Shi Wanton Noodle
  • Wei Yi Laksa & Prawn Noodle
  • Long John Silver’s


The developers in the area made sure that their developments become a landmark for future developments and attract people from all over the city. There are many other great developments in the area, making the area attractive and charming. Commonwealth Drive is also connected to other HDB streets such as Queensway, Tanglin Halt Road and Commonwealth Avenue.

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