Toa Payoh North is within Toa Payoh, where the area used to be the home of squatters until the development that led to revitalization that turned the area into a well-established residential area. This swampy area, on a 99-year leasehold tenure was turned into what is known today as a highly sought-after HDB estate. Toa Payoh estate is home of about 150,000 persons. There are about 40,000 flats in this residential estate. These flats are located on different streets where there are facilities to cater to the needs of the residents. The Toa Payoh residential area is one of the oldest HDB towns. The area is known for its very favourable weather conditions as well as the availability of the necessary facilities. There are eleven sub zones of the Toa Payoh area.
Toa Payoh North is a street on Toa Payoh estate. This street has housing options of different sizes as well as the necessary facilities. Although the development of Toa Payoh estate started in the 1960s, the different streets were developed at different times. Toa Payoh North, for example, was developed between 1973 and 1982. The development of Toa Payoh North thus took about a decade.
There are 11 blocks of flats and 1,123 flats in Toa Payoh North. The facilities within and around Toa Payoh North are so well distributed within the blocks of apartments to cater to the needs of residents of the area adequately. The postcode range is from 310199 to 310209. The oldest block was developed in 1973 and the newest in 1982. Residents of Toa Payoh North also enjoy a great view of the surrounding greenery from their homes. The housing units on Toa Payoh North include those big enough to cater to the needs of large families and the smaller units that are adapted to cater to the needs of residents of individuals and small families. Some of the housing units on Toa Payoh have also been renovated to include more modern facilities. The types of flats available on Toa Payoh North include three-room flats, four-room flats and five-room flats.
There are transportation facilities to cater to the needs of residents of Toa Payoh North. These transportation facilities include notable connecting roads, bus stations and train stations. The nearby bus stations include the bus stop at block 2012, the bus station at Toa Payoh Police Centre and the bus stop after Muhajirin Mosque. From the bus station at block 202, one can board buses such as buses 129, 59, 231 and 232. These buses are also available at the bus station at Toa Payoh Police Centre. Buses such as buses 88, 93, 157, 163, 13, 56, 57 and 59 are available at the bus station after Muhajirin Mosque.
Train stations are also located in the vicinity of Toa Payoh North close to the homes of residents of the area. The MRT stations located close to Toa Payoh North include Braddell MRT Station, Bishan MRT Station and Toa Payoh MRT Station.
There are also childcare centres located within and around Toa Payoh North. The nearby childcare centres include the following.
Nearby Childcare Facilities
- Bishan-Toa Payoh North Education Centre
- PAP Community Foundation Bishan- Toa Payoh North Child Care Centre
- Wesley Vineyard Childcare
- Toa Payoh East Education Centre
- PCF Bishan-Toa Payoh North
Bishan-Toa Payoh North Education Centre is located at 205 Toa Payoh North. PAP Community Foundation Bishan- Toa Payoh North Child Care Centre is located at 268 Bishan Street 24. Wesley Vineyard Childcare is located at 44 Lorong 5 Toa Payoh.
Nearby Primary Schools
- Guangyang Primary School (located about 480 metres away)
- First Toa Payoh Primary School (located about 530 metres away)
- Kheng Cheng Primary School (located about 650 metres away)
Nearby Secondary Schools
- Beatty Secondary School (located about 110 metres away)
- Guangyang Secondary School (located about 340 metres away)
- Raffles Institution (located about 720 metres away)
There are also lifestyle facilities such as shopping malls and recreational parks in the vicinity of Toa Payoh North. The nearby shopping malls include the following.
Nearby Shopping Malls
- Junction 8 Shopping Centre (located about 1.03 km away)
- HDB hub (located about 1.1 km away)
Some of the streets that lead to Toa Payoh North include Lorong 1 Toa Payoh.