Month: August 2021
New Properties Launching in Tengah Town With Green Attributes
Greater than 1,040 Build-To-Order (BTO) flats in Tengah will be on sale this month as Singapore’s most recent community, billed as a “forest town”, remains to form. The Parc Residences @ Tengah task is the first BTO housing parcel to be released offer for sale in the new Park area, the Housing Board revealed on Monday. Park is the third of five districts in the town to see a BTO launch. It will certainly hold an approximated 7,200 brand-new flats when fully finished.
Located beside Tengah’s eco-friendly features called Central Park, the district will certainly inhabit 104ha and also feature a number of environment-friendly methods such as a 1.5km-long jungle stroll that weaves through different housing projects. Tengah covers regarding 700ha in the west. Regarding the size of Bishan, it is the first HDB community to be established since Punggol more than 20 years earlier.
Tengah’s Green City Concept offers residents the opportunity to live in a sustainable eco-friendly town. Tengah Green City aims to strengthen the connection between the ecology and development of the community. Through its sustainable planning process, Tengah’s executive condominiums are located in close proximity to rivers, the forest and the coastline. Through its Green City Concept, Tengah aims to enhance its ecological assets and thereby reducing the negative impact of its development. A big part of Tengah’s Green City Concept is its use of sustainable building technologies including solar-geothermal design, sustainable materials and energy, passive solar design and active solar design and construction.
Public housing in 2 of the districts – Plantation as well as Garden – were launched earlier. The various other two areas in Tengah are Brickland and also Forest Hill. The Tengah masterplan was first revealed in 2016. Considering that 2018, the HDB has actually launched more than 7,000 new flats throughout 6 BTO projects in the town. When completely created, it will certainly supply concerning 42,000 brand-new residences.
A vital attribute of the brand-new Park district is the Tengah town centre, Singapore’s first “car-free” town centre which will be integrated with the neighboring Central Park. Roadways will run underneath the town centre to liberate the ground degree for retail and entertainment use, and to allow for a bicycle-friendly atmosphere. It will also house an array of industrial and retail spaces, eateries and a sporting activities centre, and also will be directly linked to a future MRT station, among 4 stations on the upcoming Jurong Region Line (JRL) network that will certainly serve Tengah locals when it gradually opens from 2026. These apartments are spread out throughout 12 residential blocks, with staggered elevations ranging from seven to 14 floors. Flats will be oriented to maximise eco-friendly views, claimed the HDB.
The town’s sustainable strategies aim to reduce the negative impact of Tengah on the environment. During the construction of Tengah’s executive condominiums, residents are provided with a LEED certified building. This means that the district has achieved the highest standards of sustainability in building. LEED certification is an indicator that the construction in the LEED zone is environmentally responsible and sustainable. It also means that upon completion, the building will contribute positively to the overall environment.
The blocks will certainly be incorporated with a 16,000 sq m neighbourhood centre that includes a pedestrian shopping mall and also a polyclinic. The centre is approximated to be completed in 2025. The multi-storey carpark within the BTO job will certainly include a rooftop garden as well as plainly positioned staircases to encourage residents to climb up the steps for healthy living.
Its ground degree will be kept car-free to house services such as a childcare centre, health and fitness terminals, and also a playground. Flats will certainly come with an additional data factor as well as power factor, as well as clever sockets and a clever circulation board so homeowners can adopt wise home gadgets easily. The houses become part of a “new generation of public housing materializing in HDB towns”, stated the HDB. ” Incorporating nature and elements that advertise health and wellness, they will even more improve the overall lifestyle for citizens,” it added.
Parc Residences @ Tengah was originally slated for a launch in May however the expansion of the breaker duration forced a postponement. Park is the third of five areas in the community to see a BTO launch. One factor to consider for future locals is that the community is close to Tengah Air Base, which will certainly be more broadened to accommodate the moving of Paya Lebar Air Base.
The Tengah EC also offers its residents numerous sustainable developments and amenities that provide a range of green opportunities for residents. Tengah Green City features a comprehensive integrated community that provides residents with a number of green spaces such as park spaces, a bike path and a garden walk. The garden walk is designed to encourage fitness, improve circulation and provide residents with a comfortable place to walk around and experience the natural beauty that surrounds them. Tengah Green City features a network of paths and gated communities that offer residents the opportunity to socialize, work and play. Tengah residents can take advantage of public recreational facilities such as pools, spas and tennis courts.
The HDB had previously claimed Tengah will adhere to planning standards and also take into account possible bordering sound sources and also the permitted sound degree. Blocks will also usually increase to 14 to 15 storeys in elevation to take into consideration planes flying overhead. Besides Tengah, the HDB will certainly later this month offer about 7,800 BTO apartments in Ang Mo Kio, Bishan, Choa Chu Kang, Geylang, Pasir Ris, Tampines as well as Woodlands.
A more 5,700 apartments in Bishan, Sembawang, Tampines, Tengah and Toa Payoh will certainly be introduced in November. Amongst these, the apartments in Choa Chu Kang and Tampines North (August 2020) and Tengah (November 2020) will have much shorter waiting times.
Citizens who have obtained flats in Tengah to appreciate green attributes as well as clever modern technologies in Singapore’s first clever and also lasting community, while staying near their moms and dads, have much more reasons to applaud. Come 2027, locals in Tengah Town, in addition to Jurong East and Jurong West towns, can look forward to direct accessibility to the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) eastbound (towards the city and also Changi Airport) as well as westbound (towards Tuas), with the conclusion of a new interchange at the PIE and Jurong Canal Drive (JCD). The Land Transport Authority (LTA) will certainly be calling for a tender by the end of 2020 for the infrastructural jobs. These consist of:
Building and construction of a brand-new 0.5 km dual 4-lane flyover along the PIE near the departure to the JCD. Construction of a brand-new at-grade road junction listed below the brand-new flyover, which will attach the PIE, JCD as well as Tengah Boulevard causing Tengah Town. Expanding of the PIE in between the Hong Kah and also Bukit Batok overpass and also linked junction renovation works in the Jurong location.
The town has been designed to encourage active recreational activity and offers residents and visitors an exciting lifestyle. Tengah’s sustainable living initiatives include the installation of a multi-purpose sports field, equestrian centre, library, fitness centre, public park and a green village. The mixed-use facility offers residents and visitors a variety of recreational opportunities including basketball courts, squash courts, an indoor golf course, an auditorium and a restaurant. Tengah Central Park also offers residents and visitors access to a bus servicing the central business district of the city.
In order to assist in the building and construction of the new flyover and also at-grade road joint, a 1.5 km stretch of the PIE will certainly be changed northwards onto a part of Jurong Road. With this, traffic leaving Jurong Road will be re-routed to ply the PIE prior to joining Bukit Batok Roadway. Mr Xie Yao Quan, MP, Jurong GRC for Jurong Central as well as chairman of the Jurong-Clementi Community Council, stated in a Facebook blog post that he will function carefully with LTA as well as other firms to minimise inconvenience to citizens throughout building. “The works will attach Jurong Canal Drive straight to the new Tengah Town across the PIE and connect Jurong Canal Drive to the PIE [eastbound] for direct accessibility to the city,” he states. “Along with the upcoming wellness hub along Jurong Canal Drive, which will include a much bigger Jurong Polyclinic and a brand-new assisted living facility as well as care centre, we are transforming the heart of Jurong Central to serve citizens also better.”