Tampines Street 81 is within Tampines is the third largest and populous town in Singapore following Bedok and Jurong West. The town was earlier house to large swamps, sand quarries and dense forests mostly of iron trees which are also called as tempinis in Malay, hence the town was named as ‘Tampines’. The town has also served as one of the military training areas until 1987. Spread across 2089 hectares of land and about 2,58,310 people residing in Tampines, the place also provides a myriad of amenities and facilities such as, hospitals, shopping malls, day care centers, primary schools, secondary schools, tertiary institutions, dine-out places, and the list goes on.
Within such a large town, Tampines Street 81 is a place where many property investors and families like to stay in. With 37 blocks and ~2901 HDB units, the street has garnered the position as the most sought-after place by people. The oldest HDB estate in Tampines Street 81 can be dated back to the year 1984 while the newest one was developed in the year 2002. The postal code range is from 520813 to 529014. Hence, such a large variety in the HDB estates ensures that residents can choose from either traditionally designed flats or modern complex ones. Moreover, inhabitants can choose to stay in 1 bedroom, 3 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms, 5 bedrooms or executive flats, depending upon their choice or size of the family. The flats are present in very good and peaceful communities and also have the benefits like playgrounds, plantations and sitting places.
Tampines Street 81 serves offers great transportation facilities, as it is connected with the surrounding areas like Bedok and Paya Lebar to the West, Changi in the East, Pasir Ris to the North and Singapore Straits to the South. People travelling to work can either choose from intra-town transits or trains for commuting. The nearest MRT station is the Tampines MRT station, Simei East MRT station and Tampines West MRT station, a part of the East-West MRT line and an above-ground station which is present within a walkable distance from most of the area under Tampines Street 81. People preferring bus services can look for the main bus services below:
- SBS Transit Trunk Services: 3,15,21,27,168 28,29, 31, 37, 38, 39, 65, 68, 69, 72, 81, 168, 552, 553, 554, 576
- SBS Transit Night Owl Service: 2N
- SBS Transit Premium Service: 553
- SMRT Buses NightRider Service: NR7, 291, 293, 576, 579, SS1
Tampines Street 81 has been recently gaining huge influx from families and property investors. Covered under the urban planning policy of Singapore, the HDB estate has been provided with all facilities to reduce the traffic drawn to the main city. The place is also ideal for parents looking to admit their wards into the day care centers or primary schools.
Day Care Centers
- Agape Little Uni
- Sasco Child Care Center
- Modern Montessori Bedok Reservoir Childcare Center MMI
- My Little Campus- MLC
- PCF Care Services
- Hilda’s Primary School
- Junyuan Primary School
- Damai Primary School
- Kidz Treehouse Student Care @ Tampines Primary
- Gongshang Primary School
Tampines Street 81 also has many secondary schools, tertiary institutions, such as Changkat Changi Secondary School, Junyuan Secondary School, Ngee Ann Secondary School and many more. The place also offers well-established and famed international schools like the United World College in South East Asia and Middleton International School in close proximity. Apart from that, the place is also ideal for entertainment purposes which are offered by dine-out places, shopping malls, recreational parks, places of worship, and many more. One can look at the options listed below or can find out more from the plethora of options lying in the area.
- Pasir Ris Town Park
- Tampines Eco Green
- Tavistock Avenue Park
- Bedok Town Park
- Simei Park
- Changi City Point
- Bedok Mall
- Eastpoint Mall
- SingPoint Centre
- Hougang 1 Mall
- Thai Express
- JPOT -TAMPINES 1
- NOX- Dine in the Dark
- The Old Malaya Cafe
Tampines Street 81 has been the talk of town since many years, all thanks to the continuous renovation and construction works of the Singapore authority and the public. The HDB estate is also well connected to Tampines Avenue 4 and Tampines Avenue 8, keeping it well connected to the surrounding places and serving as an ideal place for stay.