Simei Street 5 is present in Tampines HDB Estate which has got its name from the ‘Tampines Trees’ available abundantly in the forest surrounding the eastern region of Singapore. This vibrant place is popular for its eco-friendly environment and some of the exquisite restaurants. The creation of this place goes back to early 70s, when Singapore was undergoing a major change in its infrastructural development. During the turn of 80s, this place finally got a complete revamp and subsequently, there was a rapid development in other parts of Singapore. After all of Simei area got make over during the infrastructural changes in country, Simei Street 5 and Simei Street 2 were the two placesthat saw the first sky-scrappers in Singapore.
Simei Street 5 has not only got a fantastic drainage system and transportation system in compare to other part of Simei area but also attracts others as a perfect hangout place. Due to such influx of people from other place of Singapore, many international restaurants, commercial centres were established here and nearby areas and thus, it was considered as one of the most influential places in the country. As the importance of Simei Street 5risen up, the prices of the HDBs present over herehas reached sky limits and unaffordable for middle class people. Well, the current scenario is definitely changing as people now have higher purchasing capacity.
Simei Street 5 is one of the densely populated areas of Singapore and has around 6 blocks of HDBs available for sale and rent. There are a total of 512 units, that were complted in 1997. These blocks are spread out with ample space to each and every building. The HDBs located here are basic 4 bedrooms and 5 bedrooms living facilities. The HDBs are maintained by the local Simei authority and they ensure that people raise their issue as soon as possible and quick action is taken on it. This area has a postal range from 520242 to 520247.
The USP about this street is it has bus stations spread across the street. This make easy for commuters to easily move around, on daily basis. You can consider going to the following blocks, present inSimei Street 5 to get your preferred bus for travel such as Block 07, Block 08, Block 11, Block 12, Block 13, Block 14, Block 15, Block 16, Block 1, and Block 2. You can take these buses that passes by these blocks – 5, 5A, 15, 15A, 60,65, 66, 87,228 etc.
Simei Street 5is connected to a several MRT stations present nearby i.e. Simei MRT station, Expo MRT station and Tampines MRT station. You will definitely get a much faster communication to any part of the city through this MRT. As the roads are wide people less often face any dense traffic. In this area, localities prefer to use the bus service, against MRTs.
As far as education is concerned, Simei Street 5 is near to some of the prominent schools of Singapore and well-known health care and childcare centres. Other than schools you will also find hospitals, library and malls nearby. Here is the list of popular ones in Simei Street 5-
- Big Apple Child Care & Development Centre
- Juniorland Child Care Centre Pte Ltd
- Maris Kidz Schoolhouse
- Iman Childcare (Simei) Pte Ltd
- Sparkle Tots Child Care Centre
Preschool and Secondary Schools
- Metta School
- Clesopassion Music School
- Thoh Music School
- Cambridge Language School – EastPoint Mall
- Cristofori Music School
- ChangkatChangi Secondary School
Apart from schools, the one thing that Simei Street 5 is famous for is Restaurants. You will find some of the best restaurants in Bedok North Street 2. There is also a Kung-fu learning school nearby, popularly known as Singapore Silat Federation.
- Tampines Park Connector
- Tampines Neighbourhood Park
- JlnPelatok Park
- Simei Park
- Simei Park Connector
Shopping Malls/ Supermarkets:
- Simei Plaza
- The Best Beauty Centre
- Prime Supermarket
- Eastpoint Mall
- Min Sheng Lines Pte Ltd
- PayaLebar Square Pick Up and Drop Off
- SingPost Centre
- Coffee shop Dragon Valley eateries
- Andes by Astons
- Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe
- Ramen Keisuke Tonkotsu King
- Mackenzie Rex Restaurant @ Changi
- Marhaba Murtabak Restaurant
No wonder, it is one of the best places in Singapore to live in. It has a fantastic environment to reside and that’s the reason, why people are keeping an update about this place for owning a property. If you want, you can also check out other places, as Simei Street 5 is just few minutes away from Simei Street 3 and Simei Street 1.