Jurong West Street 52 is within Jurong West which originated from the area once called Peng Kang was once filled up with low hills, swamps, and thick jungles. But thanks to the continuous influx of construction workers and many attractive and refreshing places in the area, Jurong West is now one of the most desired places in the tourists’ bucket list. About 160,000 residents reside in the area which is being continuously renovated by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) in an attempt to make more commercial hubs. Proper emphasis is also given to transform the community to a place where people can live, work and play together.
The area consists of about 37 blocks with a total number of ~3838 HDB units which include a variety of flat types, mostly ranging from 3-room, 4-room, 5-room, and a few executive flats. Most of the flats have been designed to adapt large families or people who do not mind extra space. The flats are spacious, well-ventilated, airy and with a view which is always exhilarating. Each community has been provided with their own green garden and a place where children can play safely within the premises. Anyone with a family can easily fit into one of these exquisite buildings. Similarly, postal codes vary from 610005 to 646517 depending upon the place or avenue of one’s residence. The Property was started in 1982, with the latest completed in 2000.
The place also offers a lot of options in regard to transportation. One can easily reach the nearest MRT station or just get on bus service. For those who enjoy traveling in train, Lakeside MRT Station and Boon Lay MRT Station are the nearest stations. Moreover, construction work is underway to extend the MRT Station to Joo Koon and Pioneer. The Pan Island Expressway connects the residents of the estate with the rest of the city. Jurong West Avenue 2 and Boon Lay are also connected to the HDB estate.
For people who don’t mind walking a short distance to the bus station, below is the list of buses which passes through the area.
- SBS Transit – 30, 79, 154, 157, 174, 174e, 179, 179A, 181, 182, 182M, 192, 193, 194, 198, 199, 240, 241, 242, 243W/G, 246, 249, 251, 252, 254, 255, 257, 405
- SMRT – 178,172,180, 187
- Night Services – 8N, NR5, for people preferring night travels to work or just simply to hang out.
People can also hire taxi or private cars as per their need or destination.
Parents looking forward to admitting their ward into schools or simply to daycare centers can also choose from a lot of options available. A huge number of popular universities, primary schools or kindergartens can be found in the nearby areas.
- Cherie Hearts Justkidz Pte Ltd
- Joyland Child Care & Development Center
- Joytalent Child Care Center
- Bright Kids
- Modern Montessori Jurong West Enrichment Center MMI
Primary & Secondary Schools
- Methodist Girls’ School
- Hong Kah Secondary School
- West Grove Primary School
- Kenning Primary School
- River Valley High School
One can find all kinds of facilities in Jurong West Street 52. Starting with recreational parks, shopping places, dine-out places offering continental, Mexican, Chinese and a wide variety of dishes, entertainment complexes like movie theatres or simply to the places of worship and religion, the place offers a plethora of opportunities to spend ones’ precious time.
- Pandan Gardens Leisure Park
- Boon Lay Avenue Neighbourhood Park
- Jurong Central Park
- Chinese Garden
- Neighbourhood Park
- Jurong Point
- Taman Jurong Shopping Center
Jurong Point is considered to be one of the most popular hangout place for both university and college students due to the presence of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore’s second largest university at Nanyang Avenue.
- Aashiq Restaurant
- Joy Garden Restaurant Pte Ltd.
- Big Eater Seafood Restaurant
- Brotzeit Westgate
- Long Beach
Apart from this, other renowned tourist attractions include, Jurong Bird Park. The park houses about 3500 birds belonging to 400 species, from which about 20 species are in the list of endangered species.