Shunfu Road is situated in Bishan HDB Estate. Bishan has a unique location due to the fact that it is the closest to Singapore’s geographical centre as any place can ever get. Bishan has become one of the most expensive HDB areas due to its prime location and accessibility to other parts of the country. Its location in the central part of the nation in the central part of the country has contributed an estimated HDB resident population of 63,200 along with 20,072 HDB flats. The centralized location aids to many amenities and facilities to the residents at an arm’s length.
Shunfu Road always has a very compact and well-organized living quarters with the most essential facilities readily available. There are 19 blocks in total with postal code is from 570302 to 570320. The buildings came into existence in the year 1984 with the last built in 1985 and has a total of 1307 units. The room types range from 3 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms and 5 bedrooms flats. The street has got wide roads and enough greenery to keep your mind and health in good condition.
The street is easily accessible by several highways and roads that connect it with the rest of the prominent places in the city. It is accessible through several bus services and taxis that are readily available within a few minutes’ walk distance. for people who prefer to commute by the help of MRT’s for them there are a number of MRT stations available in the area like Bishan MRT station, Braddell MRT station and Marymount MRT station. Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) and Singapore Bus Services (SBS) buses can be readily used by the residents.. Therefore making a quick escape to any part of the city is an easy affair.
There are several childcare units and educational institutions in the nearby area. The childcare facilities are extremely useful for working parents who need to find a trustworthy facility to take care of their kids. The educational institutions available are also well reputed and acclaimed for their teaching standards.
- Ai Tong Primary School
- Marymount Convent School
- Bishan Park Secondary School
- Peirce Secondary School
There are several residents who have specifically moved to this area for pursuing higher studies and for them these institutions provide the best opportunities. The distance is less and hence saves time and finances for travelling as the students need to have a strict budget.
- Raffles Junior College
- Nanyang Junior College
- ITE College East
Although there are several local markets and street vendors from where variety of household items can be bought at a reasonable rate, still for people who want to have multicultural and better range of products can opt for many free markets and shopping malls that are just a few minutes’ drive from the street. Some of the nearest shopping malls are-
- Bishan North Shopping Mall
- Junction 8 Shopping Mall
- Thomson Plaza
Community Centres and Clubs
Community centers and clubs are an integral part of such areas where the lifestyle is so hectic that it is difficult to take out time for personal use. Hence, these places are great options to know the members of the community better and spend quality time with friends and family.
- Bishan Sports Hall
- MRT Sports & Recreation Club
- Bishan Community Club
The healthcare facilities are easily accessible and can be reached easily. They are all equipped with modern facilities and are capable of handling any medical emergencies.
- Mount Alvernia Hospital
- United Medicare Centre
There are other HDB street in the area that have almost the same facilities and amenities available and that too with different landscape like Sin Ming Road.