Jellicoe road is situated in Central Area. Jellicoe road is a one of the most vibrant place located between Kallang Road and Penhas Road. As it is present near to the highway i.e. Kallang Road, it is easier for people in this place to roam around inside the city. Jellicoe road is one of the renowned place as it is home to many ethnicity that choose to live in Singapore during the period of colonial era. You can see many different ethnicity such as Chinese, Indian and Filipinos living in this area with complete harmony. You can also sense a difference in architecture, food, culture, lifestyle, dressing sense in people over here in compare to the rest of country. As these cultures got here during colonial times, the local people have accepted them as their own and take a keen interest in learning their cultural nuisances. The main USP about this area is its diversity. As it located near to Kallang Road, people get a great place to move around and enjoy.
Jellicoe Road is medium in size and doesn’t have a large population as compare to French road and Cambridge road. It gives a great advantage to its residents by its presence in between Kallang Road and Penhas Road. These two prospered neighbourhood gives local people over here a ton of facilities to enjoy and utilise, without any issue of security.
In Jellicoe Road, there are around 4 blocks of HDB advertised for sale and rent which contains about 355 HDB units. The houses are standard 4 bedrooms and 5 bedrooms flats with attached bathrooms and one veranda. This property was built in 2003. All of these housing facilities and apartments are properly maintained by the local administration and it is spread out from pin 200813 and 200817.
Well, as far as transportation is concerned, people hardly face any issue here. People who prefer to travel via bus can catch it from Block 2 and Block 4. The buses that pass through these blocks are bus number 23, 66B, 69, 71, 71M, 69A, 136, 139, 137,158 etc. They cover all parts of Singapore, so there is no need to exchange buses in each and every stoppage. You also get several MRT stations present nearby i.e. Lavender MRT station, Farrer Park MRT station and Kallang MRT station. Residents prefer to go through bus, as this MRT cost them a bit extra.
Apart from transportation, you are also surrounded by the best educational and healthcare facilities in nearby areas of Kallang. There are numerous well-known primary schools in Jellicoe Road and you also get near to some of the best childcare centres of Singapore in Penhas Road. If you want to travel via taxi, you can book them from the stand that is present at the west end of Jellicoe Road.
Day Care Centres:
- YWCA Child Development Centre
- Moulmein Childcare Centre713
- Mulberry Learning @ Cairnhill
- Life Child Care Centre
Preschool and Secondary Schools
- Lorna Whiston Schools at United Square
- Lasalle College of The Arts
- Chatsworth International School – Orchard Campus
- Waldorf Steiner School
- Eunos Primary School
Well, childcare centres and schools are covered but Jellicoe Road offers its residents much more. If you stay here, you will be in centre location to some of the widely-known “Michelin star” restaurants. These restaurants serve some of the finest cuisines of the world. Plus, you get few recreational parks that goes back to colonial era, large malls, few children playgrounds and many other facilities here and in nearby area. To give you a brief understanding about this place and the facilities present here and nearby, these are some of the widely popular places among locals:
- Cambridge Park
- Mount Emily Park
- Orchard Fountain Corner
- Dog Run at Kembangan
- City Square Mall
- United Square Shopping Mall
- Bugis Street
- Cineleisure Orchard
- Sri Lakshmi Narasimhan Restaurant
- The Curry Culture – Farrer Park
- Qtech Cafe Halal Restaurant
People staying in this place enjoys a lot. These people hardly move around the city to get refreshments and other source of entertainment. As per national study, this place is the second most demanded place after Bedok area. So, owning a HDB in this area might not be a bad idea. Still, if you want to look at other areas, we would suggest you to visit French Road.