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About Choa Chu Kang

Choa Chu Kang

 

(officially recognized as the Choa Chu Kang New Townand historically known as Chua Chu Kang) is a major residential town and neighbourhood and is a suburban area in the north-western part of Singapore, within the West Region. Originally a kampung village, the area has been rapidly developed under the ambition of the Housing and Development Board (HDB) to transform it into a modern township. The town now comprises seven neighbourhoods, including three large ones: Choa Chu Kang, Yew Tee and Teck Whye.

 

 

Education

 

There are currently eight primary schools and six secondary schools in Choa Chu Kang New Town along with a junior college. Choa Chu Kang is home to the newest addition to ITE College West which was constructed and completed by 2010.

 

Primary schools

 

Secondary schools

 

Tertiary education institutions

 

 

 

Amenities

 

Lot One, in the Town Centre of Choa Chu Kang and next to the bus interchange and MRT station is a major hub for Choa Chu Kang residents.

 

Commercial

 

The Choa Chu Kang Centre is beside Lot One.

 

There are two main shopping centres in Choa Chu Kang. They are Lot One, the main shopping mall by CapitaLand and it is a major hub in Choa Chu Kang, where anchor tenants are NTUC FairPrice, Shaw Theatres, BHG, Cotton On and Choa Chu Kang Community Library. The other two shopping malls that are in Choa Chu Kang include Yew Tee Square and Yew Tee Point which was located in Yew Tee, owned by Frasers Centrepoint. The mall has undergone enhancement works to create a four-storey retail extension block measuring over 16,500 sq ft (1,530 m2). The works, which commenced in July 2007, was completed by end-2008.

For Junction 10, it is a shopping mall by Far East Organisation, which is located at Ten Mile Junction. There is Giant Hypermarket nearby as an anchor tenant. There are other shopping malls of which they are neighbourhood malls. They are Choa Chu Kang Centre, Keat Hong Shopping Centre, Limbang Shopping Centre, Sunshine Place and Teck Whye Shopping Centre. They are smaller scale and of which not many people will experience it.


 

Medical

 

There is also a Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic which was renovated in 2010.

 

Parks, recreational and sport venues

 

  • Choa Chu Kang Park – a major park of the town located in the northern part of Choa Chu Kang.

     
  • Choa Chu Kang Stadium – the town's major stadium which became a venue for practising during the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.

     
  • Choa Chu Kang Swimming Complex – a sub-venue of Choa Chu Kang stadium located in Yew Tee and the town's only swimming complex.

     
  • Tembusu Park

     
  • Limbang Park

     
  • Choa Chu Kang Mega Playground

 

 

SOURCE : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choa_Chu_Kang

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