Jurong East Avenue 1 is located in the township of Jurong East that started developing into a major industrial estate from the 1970’s. This town has been touted as the “Orchard Road” of the western part of Singapore due to its steadfast developments over the recent years. There are many places worth seeing and visiting in the town like the revamping of the Jurong Lake District that will make the town a major regional centre and this has been undertaken by the Remaking Our Heartland programme. It’s a great place to stay for nature lovers due to the presence of many gardens that have both Japanese as well Chinese architectural styles.
Jurong East Avenue offers vast number of amenities and facilities to its residents due to which it is a very popular area among property buyers. It was started being develop in the year 1983, with the last being completed in 2002. There are 19 blocks with around 1202 HDB units in this street with the postal address ranging from 600329 till 609786. There are 1 bedroom, 3 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms, 5 bedrooms and executive units present. The units have very modern and functional designs. The spacing between the units is also adequate enough to provide maximum privacy to the owners.
There are several MRT stations nearby and the nearest ones are Jurong East MRT Station, Bukit Batok MRT Station and Chinese Garden MRT Station. There are several bus stops in the area as well that provide regular transportation services to the residents. They are located within the estate as well as in the nearby blocks.
For any residential area having good educational facilities, whether it is primary level or for higher studies, is a must. The educational institutions available in Bukit Batok East Avenue 3 are one of the best in the town. The best thing about them is they are at a walking distance and can be reached within a few minutes. For kids who are just starting school to young adults pursuing higher studies there is something for everyone. Hence, living in such an area is a definitely very beneficial. Some of these institutions have long standing reputation for imparting the best of the educational facilities in the country. Some of the nearest ones are-
- Jurong Primary School
- Dazhong Primary School
- Fuhua Primary School
- Yuhua Primary School
- Jurongville Secondary School
- Hong Kah Secondary School
- Shuqun Secondary School
Community Centres and Clubs
The community centers in this area are well equipped and spacious enough to handle any sort of social gatherings and communal get together. These centers are important to boost community spirit and camaraderie between the residents of the street.
- Jurong Club House
- Yuhua Community Club
Places of Worship
Jurong East Avenue has residents of several ethnicity, race, culture and religion that are present in the street hence there are many places of worship here as well. There are places of worship for every religion and hence a lot of diversity is seen in this place as well.
- Thong Whye Temple
- Masjid Al-Mukminin
- Jurong Seventh – Day Adventist Church
- Arulmigu Murugan Temple
There are places where residents can go for recreational activities and spend time with friends and family or even have a relaxing time after a hectic day like these places-
- Jurong Regional Library
- International Business Park (IBP)
- Chinese Garden – The live Turtle & Tortoise Museum
- Palm View Garden
Healthcare facilities are a must in any area with a large population. And Jurong East Street 13 is no different. There are several hospitals and clinics in the vicinity that can be easily reached in case of any medical emergency.
- Jurong Polyclinic (NHG)
- Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
- Jurong Community Hospital
There are several local markets and popular shopping malls in the proximity as well.
- IMM Shopping Mall
There are several places in the area that not only serve delicious local cuisine but international food items as well. There are a number of general stores and coffee houses that serve both as places of meeting up with friends as well as enjoy snacks.
- Ajisen Ramen
- Brilliant Garden Restaurant
- Bali Thai Restaurant
- Fast Food Restaurants (McDonalds, KFC, Burger Kings, Subways, Pizza Hut, etc.)