Moulmein Road

Among the various cities and towns in Singapore, Toa Payoh is a very popular name among prospective property investors and families looking for a good place with all facilities to reside. The place got its name from the big swamps which could be found abundantly in the earlier period. People used to farm their lands or rear pigs and cattles as a method of survival and to use their time efficiently. The town is also famous for its recurrent visits by many famous personalities like the Queen Elizabeth II in the year 1972 and 2006, while the most recent visit to Toa Payoh was by the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao in 2007. The place which was earlier filled with large swamps, was officially renovated after Queenstown in 1968 to a fully autonomous residential estate with almost all facilities provided for its residents. The town which is based on an area of 8 sq. km. ensures that ~150,000 residents get the best facilities as compared to other areas.

 

Moulmein Road is one of the streets which comes under the town, Toa Payoh. Being one of the smallest areas in the town, with 1 block and ~76 HDB units Moulmein Road is still the most preferred choice for potential property investors and families for residential purposes. The street’s oldest HDB estate can be dated back to 1972, which is continuously renovated regularly to match to as per the family’s choices or needs. The postal code range is from 300069 to 308109. One can select from a myriad of flat varieties which consists of both traditional and modern styled, flats consisting of 4 bedrooms. Every HDB estate ensures that each of its flat is provided with better communities, greener environment, safer playgrounds, spacious rooms and exquisitely beautiful view. Similarly, every HDB estate in Moulmein Road is continuously scrutinized, renovated and provided with all kinds of basic amenities and facilities under the Singapore authority’s urban planning policy. This has been mandated to other towns and HDB estates which serve as a residential estate to tackle the sudden influx of heavy traffic in the city.

 

Both roadways and railways mode of transportation is served in the place. Moulmein Road has well-established to other areas like Bishan and Serangoon to the North, the Central Water Catchment to the Northwest, Kallang to the South, Geylang to the Southeast, Novena to the West and Hougang to the East. People can choose from either intra-town transits or trains to commute to work or just drop by a visit somewhere. The nearest MRT stations to the place are the Novena MRT station, Farrer Park station and Bong Keng MRT station, where one can easily get a train which goes to one’s destination within a small waiting time of 2-8 minutes. Similarly, for people preferring bus services, many buses can be found in the nearest depot. Some of the main bus services running around the area are:

  • SBS Feeder services – 231G, 231W, 232, 235,238
  • SBS Transit – 8, 20, 26, 28, 31, 73, 88, 90, 139, 141, 142, 143, 145, 155, 157, 159, 163, 535

Moulmein Road also offers a number of day care centers, primary schools to choose from for admitting children. Some of the most searched educational institutions are:

 

Day Care Centers

  • Mulberry Learning @ Toa Payoh
  • Child Care Link
  • Moulmein Childcare Center
  • YWCA Child Development Center
  • Safari House Preschool Toa Payoh

 

Primary Schools

  • CHIJ Primary Toa Payoh
  • Farrer Park Primary School
  • First Toa Payoh Primary School
  • Balestier Hill Primary School
  • Kheng Cheng School

 

Moulmein Road also provides educational services for secondary school and college students. A number of well-established secondary schools, such as Beatty Secondary School, Cedar Girls’ Secondary School, CHIJ Secondary School, Saint Andrew’s Secondary School and Saint Andrew’s Junior College can also be added to its collection.

 

Moreover, for weekends and off days, people can go to shopping malls, visit movie theatres with their loved ones, go on a family dinner to the nearby dine-out places or simply visit the places of worship.

 

Shopping Malls

  • United Square Shopping Mall
  • City Square Mall
  • Zhongshan Mall
  • Balestier Hill Shopping Center
  • Toa Payoh Mall

 

Recreational Parks

  • National Parks Board
  • University Road Park
  • Toa Payoh Town Park
  • Novena Park
  • Cluny Park Gate

 

Restaurants

  • Brauhaus Restaurant & Pub
  • Ananda Bhavan Vegetarian (Syed Alwi)
  • Usman Restaurant Pte Ltd
  • Buona Terra
  • Alma by Juan Amador

 

Moulmein Road is also well-connected to Thomson Road.

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