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North-East Region, where the familiar meets the future

Heartland Living, Where the Familiar Meets the Future


Pedestrian and Cyclist Connectivity within Lentor Hills

Lentor Hills

A new neighbourhood conveniently located near the upcoming Lentor MRT station is planned around an existing hillock. It will feature new parks, seamless pedestrian and cycling connectivity between Teachers Estate and Lentor MRT station, as well as commercial amenities to serve the community.

View from Linear Park towards Hillock Park, Lentor Hills (Artist’s Impression)

Punggol Point

Located at the north-eastern tip of Punggol town, Punggol Point is envisioned as a green heritage estate, with easy access to dining, retail and recreational facilities. One of its highlights is the 1.5 km heritage trail along Old Punggol Road, which will seamlessly link Punggol Waterway Park and Punggol Digital District to Punggol Jetty.

Artist’s Impression of Punggol Point Housing
© Housing & Development Board

Pedestrian and Cyclist Connectivity through the new Lorong Chuan precinct

Lorong Chuan

The Lorong Chuan precinct is well located at a 5-10 min walk / cycle from Lorong Chuan MRT station, just a train stop away from Bishan and Serangoon interchanges. There will also be new parks, amenities and pedestrian linkages to serve the larger Lorong Chuan community.

Providing New Amenities to Keep our Towns Vibrant

Residents across generations will enjoy greater convenience with a number of new community amenities being developed at Buangkok, Punggol and Fernvale.

Buangkok Integrated Development

A new integrated commercial and residential development next to Buangkok MRT station will provide convenient amenities and new community spaces for surrounding residents. It will feature a hawker centre, a community club, a bus interchange and much more.

Artist’s Impression of Buangkok Integrated Development along Compassvale Bow
© CapitaLand Limited, CDL Properties Ltd, MKPL Architects Pte Ltd

Artist’s Impression of the Community Plaza at Buangkok Integrated Development
© CapitaLand Limited, CDL Properties Ltd, MKPL Architects Pte Ltd

Artist’s Impression of the Atrium, Punggol Town Hub© People’s Association, DP Architects

Punggol Town Hub & Linear Green

Punggol Town Hub will be an integrated community hub featuring a regional library, hawker centre, community club, child care centre and health service centres. Linking Punggol Town Hub to Punggol Central and Waterway Point, the Linear Green under the viaduct will provide residents with a pleasant walk, dotted with playgrounds, fitness corners and lush greenery. Residents can also use it to walk to SAFRA Punggol and Punggol Regional Sport Centre conveniently.

Supporting our Economy

Bringing Jobs to Every Town

With the development of Punggol Digital District and Sengkang West, residents from all the towns in the North-East will now have more choices to jobs near homes. A new employment node is also being developed at Lorong Halus. 

Lorong Halus Industrial Estate

Lorong Halus will be progressively developed as a Food, Lifestyle and Logistics cluster, next to the upcoming Defu MRT Station on the Cross Island Line. It will be sensitively designed to be pedestrian-centric, with access to waterfront parks and open spaces for workers and nearby residents to enjoy.

Enhancing our Commutes

Growing our Public Transport & Cycling Networks

Residents of the North-East will enjoy shorter and more convenient commutes. With the completion of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL) and Cross Island Line (CRL), the region will be served by 5 MRT lines by 2035. New Integrated Transport Hubs will also provide seamless inter-modal transfers and enhance accessibility to amenities.

We will progressively expand the cycling networks within our towns over the next 10-15 years.

Growth of Public Transport Network and Distribution of Employment Nodes in the North East

Cross Island Line (CRL)

With 2 stations each in Ang Mo Kio, Serangoon and Hougang, residents can enjoy faster commutes across the island for live, work and play!

Ang Mo Kio: A 20-Minute Town within a 45-Minute City

As Singapore’s first model Walking and Cycling town, dedicated cycling paths complement existing footpaths to provide ample space for both pedestrians and cyclists. When completed in 2020, the Lentor and Mayflower MRT Stations on the Thomson-East Coast Line will make Ang Mo Kio even more accessible to the City and the North.

Artist’s Impression of Mayflower MRT Station
© Land Transport Authority

Artist’s Impression of Lentor MRT Station
© Land Transport Authority

Active Green & Blue Spaces For All

Creating New Recreational Opportunities

Residents will be able to access the wealth of greenery and waterways in the region more easily with new park connectors in future. There will also be new, varied recreational opportunities for all to interact and play together.

North-East Waterways

The promenades along our waterways at Serangoon Reservoir, Punggol Reservoir and My Waterway@Punggol are popular with cyclists and other recreational users. In the future, these waterways will be transformed into active spaces for water activities, connected to recreational nodes such as Punggol Regional Sport Centre, SAFRA Punggol and Anchorvale Community Club.

Zones for Water Activities and Launch Points

Artist’s Impression of OBS @ Coney Island
© Ministry of Culture, Community & Youth, and Architects 61

Outward Bound Singapore @ Coney Island

The new Outward Bound Singapore (OBS)@Coney will allow greater access to OBS for participants, and enable OBS to conduct more quality outdoor programmes and expeditions, utilising our green and blue spaces.

Park at Hampstead Gardens

The rustic charm of the existing wetlands will be enhanced into a park for recreation and enjoyment of nature.

Artist’s Impression of Park at Hampstead Gardens, Seletar
© JTC Corporation

Community Engagement Projects

Lorong Chuan Focus Groups

Residents in the Lorong Chuan area came together with URA to envision how this new precinct can complement the existing neighbourhoods, and discussed ways to enhance amenities, connectivity and recreational opportunities.

Lorong Chuan Community Engagement
© People’s Association

Punggol Linear Green Community Engagement

Over pop-up exhibitions and a workshop held at Waterway Point and Punggol Green Primary School, Punggol residents actively contributed their ideas, sketches and feedback to co-design the new Linear Green that will be built next to Punggol Town Hub.

Punggol Linear Green Community Engagement
© People’s Association

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