Tampines Street 44 is located in the popular residential town of Tampines. Before it was a heavily populated area, Tampines was an area that was used for quarrying sand. Due to such activities the land was deemed as barren and unsuitable. But eventually due to many progressive developmental planning for human settlement, the area became what it is today. The town was initially a military training ground till 1987 and before that it was just a swampy forest area with ‘Tampini’ trees, hence the name of the area. In modern age it has become a well developed residential area along with lots of amenities and facilities for the residents.
Tampines Street 44 consists of a number of blocks albeit a bit disoriented and in varied sections as it is a relatively larger street. The blocks that are available for the buyers are 18 in number. The postal address ranges from 520461 to 529123. The interiors are relatively modern and efficiently designed to make maximum use of space. The tenure is 99 year old leasehold and the residents can enjoy several facilities that are both common yet make very convenient addition to the living area. The construction of the area began in the year 1985 and was completely available for sale by the year 1993. There are 959 HDB units in this place. There are 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, 3 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms and 5 bedrooms flats available along with executive flat for the residents.
Tampines Street 44 has several means of transportations that connect it faster and efficiently with the rest of the city. Residents of this area also have access to public bus services that are operated by the Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) and Singapore Bus Service (SBS). The buses available are frequent in numbers and come very often so the residents don’t have to wait for long. For residents who prefer to travel via MRT’s some of the major MRT stations are just within a kilometer radius. Some of the stations are Tampines East MRT station, Tampines MRT station and Simei MRT station. The area is served by the intra-town feeder or town link bus services.
There are several schools that have been acclaimed in the town and beyond for their impartial and better education system. These are some of the best in town and all of them present within a walking distance from Tampines Street 44.
- East Spring Primary School
- East View Primary School
- Chongzheng Primary School
- Dunman Secondary School
- East Spring Secondary School
- East View 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.
- Tampines Junior College
- Singapore Institute Of Commerce
- ITE College Central
- Temasek Polytechnic
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-
- Eastlink Mall
- Tampines 1
- Tampines Mall
- Courts Megastore
Tampines Street 44 has many health facilities available at its door steps. Many medical facilities are top of the class and very efficient. They are just a short drive away from the residential area and they can be easily reached by means of public transportations or by private vehicles as the roadways connect the places directly. Some of the major healthcare facilities are –
- Changi General Hospital
- Tampines Hospital
- St Andrew’s Mission Hospital