Hougang Central

Hougang Central is located in Hougang is a centralized area in the northeastern part of Singapore. It is a very popular residential area and has a population of around 179,500. There are a total of about 54,328 flats in the area. The residents enjoy plenty of social and recreational places that are in the proximity. Due to the many advantages that is presented due to the prime location the population has been rapidly expanding in the area. Property buyers must consider this estate as a viable investment due to the high demand of its units among both locals and foreigners alike. On the basis of land area it is the largest HDB town present.


Hougang Central was built between the in the year 1988 and the newest development was put up in 1997 and since then has undergone several ground-breaking changes in its neighborhood both in terms of restructuring as well as living standards. There are twenty two blocks in the region with a total of 1069 HDB units. Units available are mostly 3 rooms, 4 rooms, 5 rooms and several executive units present. The units are especially convenient for large families and even renting multiple people at a time. The postal address ranges from 530804 to 531850. The residents will have no issues regarding privacy as the place is very well designed to give better spacious surrounding.


Hougang Central has no issues being one of the most accessible places in Singapore due to its convenient location at the heart of the nation. The intricate roadways connect the estates with most of the country and there are also facilities for taxis and carpool services nearby. There are several MRT stations nearby for people who need to travel on a regular basis to their work places and these stations are just a few minutes away from the street. Public bus services are operated by the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) and Singapore Bus Service (SBS). The buses available are frequent in numbers and come very often so the residents don’t have to wait for long. Some of the bus services are bus no-850A, 851,852,834,836,810,811 and 830A. For residents who prefer to travel via MRT’s some of the major MRT stations are just within a kilometer radius. Some of the stations are Hougang MRT Station, Kovan MRT Station and Buangkok MRT Station.


Educational instituitions

This area has so many well established and well known educational institutions present here that locals don’t have to travel to far places for better educational facilities. Some of the important institutions are-


Primary Schools

The primaray schools are one of the initial steps of a childs basic education these schools are known to imparting the best quality education for the kids and they are at a walkable distance.

  • Hougang Primary School
  • Xinghua Primary School
  • Yio Chu Kang Primary School

Secondary Schools

  • Bowen Secondary School
  • Holy Innocent’s High School
  • Montfort Secondary School


Tertiary Institutes

For residents who are students they can save a lot of time and money by living in this area due to the number of prominent colleges present in the vicinity of the estate.

  • Serangoon Junior College
  • University of New Brunswick
  • Hougang Japanese Language School


Shopping Centres

The shopping centres here make the availability of basic as well as luxurious items easy for the residents.

  • Hougang Green Shopping Mall
  • Hougang Mall
  • NTUC Hougang Mall


Community Centres and Clubs

The number of community centers and clubs allows the locals to bond with each other better and live harmoniously as a better community. These places are great to spend a relaxing evening after a hectic day. They can be used to hang out with friends and family on a regular basis. Some of the community centers and clubs nearby are-

  • Hougang Swimming Complex
  • Catholic Archdiocesan Youth Centre (CAYC)
  • Hougang Community Club


Healthcare Facilities

There are several hospitals and clinics nearby for medical emergencies that can be reached by a short drive. They are efficient and provide the best staff and medical services like-

  • Institute of Mental Health
  • Buangkok Green Medical Park
  • Bright Vision Hospital


Other HDB estates those are similar to this street are- Upper Serangoon Road, Hougang Avenue 4, and Hougang Avenue 10.

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