Also, plans are underway from Urban Redevelopment Authority to improve the amenities of Jurong and there will be more jobs located at Jurong East. Therefore, the housing estates at Bukit Batok will be highly sought after and more developments will be added to Bukit Batok West Avenue 8 EC area. The government plans to introduce public transport in the area include the construction of the Jurong Region Line (JRL). Also, there are plans to expand the cycling network and include more park connectors in an effort to promote a more clean city.
Efforts to include more green features in Bukit Batok include more solar panels which are better energy efficient to harness the solar energy for the resident’s use. There are also new facilities located along the revamped Bukit Batok Neighbourhood and this include new lift enhancement programme that will see many of the lifts upgraded as new MRT Stations that will open near to Tengah EC along the Jurong Region Line that be operational ready in 2026.
History of Bukit Batok Town
A look at the dictionary will reference that Bukit refers to hill in Malay and this is one of the oldest planations in Singapore where initial occupants has grown their planation including coconut trees that lays barren along Bukit Batok West Avenue 8. Batok refers to coconut trees and therefore this referes to the coconut trees that the population has grown and thus the name Bukit Batok comes about which has evolved to today’s modern town where Bukit Batok EC is located. Another intepreation is that Bukit Batok represents “Coughing Hill” which originates from the Guilin Hills where a large formation of granite is currently extracted and blasts where heard.
Bukit Batok Town where Bikit Batok West Avenue 8 EC is located is also the location of Singapore’s historic war memorials where Syonan Chureito and the British Memorial Cross is located. However, these were removed to give way to more nature around the Bukit Batok area. The area was also the place for Singapore’s first TV transmission tower when television broadcasting first became available in Singapore.
Bukit Batok EC Well Connected to Public Transportation and Expressways
Location has always been one of the most important factors when searching for a property and proximity to transpiration is one of the most important criteria. Bukit Batok EC is just minutes away from Bukit Batok MRT Station which is located on the North South Line and therefore this makes traveling to other parts of Singapore such as Jurong East as well as Woodlands highly accessible and easily reachable within a short moment of time. Bukit Batok EC is located in District 21 which is well connected to other parts of Singapore by buses as well and there are many buses which are located along Bukit Batok Road and Bukit Batok West Avenue 8 and this provides a good transportation option for the residents of Bukit Batok EC. A look at the site of Bukit Batok EC along Bukit Batok West Avenue 8 shows that the location is well connected to many expressways which therefore is welcomed by car owners who are looking to travel to other parts of Singapore to work. For example, Bukit Batok West Avenue 8 EC is located just a few minutes from Kranji Expressway (KJE) and therefore traveling to Woodlands would have been very easy. Bukit Batok EC is also near to Pan Island Expressway (PIE) and this expressway stretches to many parts of Singapore including Jurong East, Toa Payoh, Bedok and Changi Airport. It is one of the most important expressways in Singapore as it connects seamlessly to many parts of Singapore.
Bukit Batok EC Near to Bukit Batok Town Location Near to Prestigious Schools
As buyers who are looking for ECs tend to be for longer term stays, being located near to schools can make a buyer more incentivized to look at Bukit Batok ECs as the area is a mature estate with many established schools that buyers can look at for longer term stay. Being located near to schools means that alot of time is saved on traveling and more time can be spent on doing more productive activities such as spending more time on work or more activities with the kids. Imagine having to endure hours of traffic jam when sending your kids to school and sending back home again. This can be very fustrating and the location of Bukit Batok West Avenue 8 EC is excellent given the number of schools that is located around the area. Bukit Batok EC location has plenty of neighbourhood as well as international schools for parents to consider and it is just minutes walk away. There are also many other schools that are just a few minutes drive away. Please se the list of schools located near to Bukit Batok EC location for your consideration.
- Dazhong Primary School
- Swiss Cottage Secondary School
- Chua Chu Kang Primary School
- St. Anthony’s Primary School
- Concord Primary School
- Assumption Pathway School
- South View Primary School
- CHIJ Our Lady Queen Of Peace
- Greenridge Primary School
- Zhenghua Primary School
- German European School Singapore (GESS)
Bukit Batok EC Located Near to a Wide Selection of Shopping Centres
Many buyers of Bukit Batok EC will be looking for a development that gives them alot of convenience as it is for longer stay and hence being located near to amenities such as shopping centres is one of the most important search criteria. Bukit Batok EC Buyers need to fuifill the 5 Years Minimum Occupation Period (MOP) and hence there will be at least 5 Years where they will be looking for home stay and amenities such as shopping centres where plenty of shops such as supermarkets and eateries need to be nearby for added convenience. Being located near to shopping malls also meant that there is no need to spend time traveling far out to get your daily necessities or resources time to spend on food delivery. Also, there is a wide range of food selection to choose from right at your doorstep if there is a shopping mall located near by. Some of the shopping malls that are located nearby Bukit Batok EC includes the below.
- Beauty World Centre
- The Rail Mall
- Bukit Timah Shopping Centre
- Le Quest Shopping Mall
- Bukit Batok West Shopping Centre
- Bukit Panjang Plaza
- Hillion mall
- Junction 10
- Teck Whye Shopping Centre
- Greenridge Shopping Centre
- Lot One Shoppers’ Mall
- West Mall
Le Quest Mall
Le Quest Mall is the latest addition of the shopping malls at the west side of Singapore close to Bukit Batok EC that is completed with anchor tenants located within the mall. Some of the anchor tenants that are located within the mall includes NTUC Fairprice Finest as well as KouFu that is located within the mall itself. Le Quest Mall is conveniently located near to Bukit Batok West Avenue 8 and near to Bukit Batok EC which has all the amenities located within the mall itself. There are also healthier choice options located within NTUC that offers residents an additional option for a more active lifestyle.
There are also other popular places in Le Quest near to Bukit Batok EC for breakfast options such as Swiss Bake which offers the residents of Bukit Batok West Avenue 8 EC an option of a Paris style breakfast without having to fly to Paris. It is one of the best places at Bukit Batok EC to start your day fresh with a good breakfast.