Jalan Rumah Tinggi is found in Bukit Merah HDB Estate. One of such streets is Jalan Rumah Tinggi. Bukit Merah Estate was one of those developed in a bid to meet proper housing needs and has grown to become the home of about 150,000 persons with a good proportion of these residents being families because of the nature of the flat found in the estate. Bukit Merah has also grown to become one of the favourite HDB estates. The popularity of this estate which got its name which means red hill in Malay comes from the quality of homes it offers.
Jalan Rumah Tinggi was built on a 99-year leasehold agreement, with blocks that comprise of flats with 3 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms and 5 bedrooms which provide enough space for the different categories of home seekers. In total, there are 10 blocks of flats with 978 of HDB units within this HDB street with ample facilities along the street as well as in the surrounding area where postal code range from 150008 to 151040. This property was built in 1969 to 1999. The overall environment of Jalan Rumah Tinggi is also known to be highly serene.
The availability of the different categories of facilities gives the streets on Bukit Merah a high residential appeal. The available facilities include public transport facilities such as connecting roads for persons with personal means of transportation and nearby bus stations and MRT stations.
For residents of Jalan Rumah Tinggi that prefer to commute by bus, there are a number of bus stations in the vicinity, notably within short distances of their homes.
There are also several MRT stations within the Jalan Rumah Tinggi area. These MRT stations include Queenstown MRT Station, Redhill MRT Station and Telok Blangah MRT Station. Major roads that lead to Jalan Rumah Tinggi include Jalan Bukit Merah and Queensway Expressway make it easy for residents with private cars to get to their apartments.
Facilities that support family living can also be found on and around Jalan Rumah Tinggi HDB street. These facilities include childcare centres, primary schools and secondary schools. The daycare centres located in the vicinity of Jalan Rumah Tinggi include
- Care Corner Child Development Centre (located at Block 52, Lengkok Bahru)
- Children’s Cove (located on Jalan Bukit Merah)
- Bloomberry Kids (located at Jalan Kilang Barat
- Learning Vision
- Mulberry Learning
Parents will also find several primary schools in the area. These schools include
- Gan Eng Seng Primary School
- Queenstown Primary School
- Blangah Rise Primary School
The secondary schools found in the area include
- Bukit Merah Secondary School
- Queenstown Secondary School
- Crescent Girls’ High School
Facilities aimed at a proper urban lifestyle can also be found on and around this street, and they include
- Dawson Place Shopping Mall
- Alexandra Central Shopping Mall
- Anchorpoint Shopping Mall
Grocery shops & Supermarts
- NTUC FAIRPRICE
- Cold Storage Anchorpoint
- NTUC FAIRPRICE
- Alexandra Hill East Neighbourhood Park (located on Jalan Rumah Tinggi)
- Rumah Tinggi Eco Park (located on Kung Chong Rd)
- Leng Kee Park (located at Lengkok Bahru)
- Telok Blangah Hill Park
- Stream Garden
Jalan Rumah Tinggi is located close to other HDB streets such as Hoy Fatt Road.