Tampines Avenue 8

The third most populated and biggest town in Singapore, Tampines got its name from the large iron trees, also known as tempinis in Malay, which were abundantly found in the place. The area which once was house to numerous large swamps, is now being preferred as the best option for residential purposes by families and individuals after its renovation plan was formulated. The reason being the availability of almost all basic amenities and facilities like hospitals, retail shops, day care centers, primary schools, other educational institutions, and the list goes on. The place also has a rather interesting story as it was a part of military training base until 1987. Similarly, the location and affordable price of lands in Tampines also attracts many property investors.

 

Tampines Avenue 8 is one of the many streets in the town Tampines, which has been garnering a lot of attention since many years. According to the urban planning poilcy of Singapore Authority both basic amenities and entertainment facilities have been provided to the residents in a bid to reduce the influx of traffic into the main cities. Tampines Avenue 8 consists of about 25 blocks and ~794 HDB units, where a person can find HDB estates from different time zones. The oldest HDB estate in the area can be dated back to the year 1988, while the most recent one was developed in 1997. Additionally, the HDB estates undergo continuous renovation to ensure customer-satisfaction and provide them with a plethora of choices related to flats, starting from traditionally styled ones or flats with a modern touch. Generally, the place offers 3 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms, 5 bedrooms and executive flats which are also equipped with better communities, greener surroundings, playgrounds, and many more. This area has a postal range from 520878 to 529600.

 

The transportation sector is also well taken care by Tampines Avenue 8. People have the option to choose from both roadways and railways. The area is well connected to its surrounding places like Bedok and Paya Lebar to the West, Changi in the East, Pasir Ris to the North and Singapore Straits to the South through the Pan-Island Expressway, East Coast Parkway, Tampines Expressway, and many arterial roads. Similarly, people can also use intra-town transits to commute to work or visit nearby places. For people preferring rail services, Tampines West MRT station, Bedok MRT station and Simei MRT station are located nearby for easy use. People taking bus services for commute can check out the main bus services running in that area.

 

Tampines Avenue 8 also offers many good educational institutions like day care centers for pre-schoolers and primary schools for toddlers, in a very close proximity. Some of the well-known and most searched day care centers and primary schools in the area are:

 

Day Care Centers

  • Sasco Child Care Center
  • Big Apple Child Care & Development Center
  • My Little Campus-MLC
  • Marine Parade- Aspiration Child Care Center
  • Kiddy Academy

 

Primary Schools

  • Hilda’s Primary School
  • Pasir Ris Primary School
  • Elias Park Primary School
  • Gongshang Primary School
  • Chongzheng Primary School

 

Similarly, many secondary schools, tertiary institutions, and international schools like the United World College of Southeast Asia and Middleton International School are some of the educational centers which have a lot of fame and are generally the first choice of all parents, due to their excellent educational facilities.

 

Apart from these, Tampines Avenue 8 is also famous for its availability of a lot of entertainment opportunities for people to enjoy their free time, such as shopping malls, recreational parks, movie thetares, places of worship, dine-out places, and many more.

 

Parks

  • Tampines Leisure Park
  • Sea Shell Park
  • Tampines Tree Garden
  • Pasir Ris Town Park
  • Tampines Park

 

Restaurants

  • Pezzo
  • JPOT – TAMPINES 1
  • Commons
  • The Old Malaya Cafe
  • Yum Cha Changi

 

Shopping Malls

  • Changi City Point
  • Eastpoint Mall
  • Century Square
  • Tampines Mall
  • Bedok Shopping Complex

 

Tampines Avenue 8 is also well-connected to other surrounding HDB streets like Tampines Avenue 3, Tampines Street 85, Tampines Street 84, Tampines Street 86, Tampines Avenue 5, Tampines Street 73 and Tampines Street 71.

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