Marine Parade is a HDB estate built on reclaimed land. This estate which currently houses about 55,000 persons was built on leasehold land. The leasehold tenure of the land on which Marine Parade is built is a 99-year tenure. The development of Marine Parade started in the 1960s when the reclamation of the land started. The name of the HDB estate came from the promenade that is by the sea along the East coast road. There about 58 blocks of apartments and condos in Marine Parade estate. Marine Parade estate is located on a stretch of land with an area of about 6 kilometres. This HDB estate is known for its facilities, architecture and cultural heritage.
Marine Drive is one of the streets on Marine Parade. The streets on Marine Parade are known for the available facilities as well as the view of the serene surrounding. The development of Marine Drive started in 1976 and ended in 1977. There is a total of 18 blocks located on Marine Drive. The 18 blocks of apartments and condominiums located on Marine Drive house 2,120 housing options. The available homes at Marine Drive include 3 bedrooms flats, 4 bedrooms flats and 5 bedrooms flats. This area has a postal range of 440060 to 441076.
The streets on Marine Parade are equipped with facilities to make carrying out daily activities easy for its residents. These facilities are also well distributed to ensure that the needs of the residents are appropriately met by the available facilities. The facilities available in the vicinity of Marine Drive to cater to the needs of its residents include transportation facilities, educational facilities, eateries and recreational facilities.
Transportation facilities in the vicinity of Marine Drive include bus stops from which residents can board and alight from buses to different destinations. These bus stops are also located close to the homes of a lot of residents.
Although there are no train stations currently in the vicinity of Marine Drive, by 2023 there will be three MRT stations in the area. The future nearby train stations include Dakota MRT Station, Bedok MRT Station and Bartley MRT Station.
There are educational facilities in the vicinity of Marine Drive. The educational facilities located close to Marine Drive include childcare facilities, primary schools and secondary schools, and the nearest of them are highlighted below.
Nearby Childcare facilities
- YWCA Child Development Centre
- PCF Geylang Serai
- Kindercare Centre
- Junior Champs Preschool
- Ascension Kindercare
YWCA Child Development Centre is located at 66 Marine Drive. PCF Geylang Serai is located at 15 Joo Seng Road. Kindercare Centre is located at 17 Joo Seng Road.
Nearby Primary Schools
- Tao Nan Primary School
- Chij (katong) Primary School
- Tanjong Katong Primary School
Tao Nan Primary School is located about 400 metres away. Chij (katong) Primary School is located about 450 metres away from Marine Drive. Tanjong Katong Primary is located about 950 metres away from Marine Drive.
Nearby Secondary Schools
- Patrick’s Secondary School
- Tanjong Katong Secondary School
- Tanjong Katong Girls’ School
St. Patrick’s Secondary School is located about 1.12 km away from Marine Drive. Tanjong Katong Secondary School is located about 1.41 km away. Tanjong Katong Girls’ School is located about 1.49 km away from Marine Drive.
Lifestyle facilities such as shopping malls are located around the vicinity of Marine Parade. Some of the nearest of these shopping malls are highlighted below.
Nearby Shopping Malls
- Parkway Parade
- 112 Katong
- Katong V
Parkway Parade is located about 450 metres away. 112 Katong is located about 480 metres away. Katong V is located about 660 metres away.