Lorong 7 Toa Payoh is within the Toa Payoh is a leasehold estate that was developed in a swampy area. The development of this estate which started in the 1960s turned a swampy area that used to be occupied by squatters into a well-established residential area. Toa Payoh is known for its location as well the availability of facilities that have made the area a prime residential one. About 150,000 persons currently reside in Toa Payoh. There are about 40,000 flats in Toa Payoh estate. The flats available on Toa Payoh area include those that cater to the needs of individuals and those that cater to the housing needs of large families. There are small flats such as one-room flats in Toa Payoh estate, and there are bigger flats such as five-room flats to cater to the needs of individuals as well as families.
The residential appeal of Toa Payoh estate is enhanced by the fact that it is a well-established residential area with the necessary facilities to boost as well as the fact that it has an ambience influenced by its cool weather conditions.
Lorong 7 Toa Payoh is a street on Toa Payoh estate. Residents of this street have easy access to facilities to ensure that their needs are adequately met. The facilities located in the vicinity of Lorong 7 Toa Payoh cater to needs which include transportation needs, recreational needs, educational needs and childcare needs. The facilities available in the vicinity of Lorong 7 Toa Payoh are also well distributed to ensure that they are within easy access of residents of the different blocks of flats.
There are 31 blocks of flats on Lorong 7 Toa Payoh. These blocks of apartments hold 3,192 flats of varying sizes. The postcode range is from 310001 to 319317. The oldest block was developed in 1969 and the newest in 1998. The available types of flats on Lorong 7 Toa Payoh include one-room flats, three-room flats, four-room flats and five-room flats. These flats are located within a serene environment. The development of Lorong 7 Toa Payoh started in 1973 and ended in 1982, taking about a decade.
The facilities that are available in the vicinity of Lorong 7 Toa Payoh include bus stations and train stations to cater to transportation needs; daycare centres, primary and secondary schools to cater to childcare and educational needs; and shopping malls, grocery shops and recreational parks to cater to lifestyle ad recreational needs.
Bus stations available in the vicinity of the homes of residents of Lorong 7 Toa Payoh include the bus station opposite Toa Payoh Polyclinic, the bus station at Toa Payoh Polyclinic and the bus stop at block 17A. From the bus stop opposite Toa Payoh Polyclinic, one can board buses such as bus 238. Bus 238 is also available at the bus station at Toa Payoh Polyclinic. From the bus station at block 17A, one can board bus 232.
Train can also be a regular means of transportation for residents of Lorong 7 Toa Payoh because of the availability of train stations in the area. The available MRT stations include Caldecott MRT Station, Braddell MRT Station and Toa Payoh MRT Station.
Childcare facilities located in the vicinity of Lorong 7 Toa Payoh include the following.
Nearby Childcare Facilities
- Toa Payoh East Education Centre (located at 6 Lorong 7 Toa Payoh)
- PCF Toa Payoh East (located at Blk 45 #01-149 Toa Payoh Lorong 5)
- Twinklekidz Playhouse Pte Ltd (located at 11 Lorong 3 Toa Payoh)
Primary and secondary schools which include the following are also located in the vicinity of Lorong 7 Toa Payoh.
Nearby Primary Schools
- Pei Chun Public (located about 360 metres away)
- First Toa Payoh Primary School (located about 600 metres away)
- Andrew’s Junior School (located about 890 metres away)
Nearby Secondary Schools
- Beatty Secondary School (located about 980 metres away)
- Andrew’s Secondary School (located about 1.01 km away)
- Bendemeer Secondary School (located about 1.27 km away)
Residents of Lorong 7 Toa Payoh also have access to lifestyle facilities which include shopping malls such as the following.
Nearby Shopping Malls
- Hdb Hub
- Shaw Plaza-Twin Heights
- Zhongshan Mall