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Alfa Air Conditioning 233 Jurong East Street 21 Jurong SG 600232
Dr Leo Adult & Paediatric Eye Specialist PTE LTD #10-04 Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre 3 Mount Elizabeth Jurong SG 228510
iSwitch Pte. Ltd 1 Temasek Avenue, #16-01, Millenia Tower, Singapore 039192 Jurong SG 039192
Maxi Cab Taxi in Singapore Address: 559 Jurong West Street 42, Singapore 640559 Jurong SG 640559
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91778218 Singapore 14, Robinson Road, #08-01A, Far East Finance Building Jurong SG 048545
Global Corporate Advisory Pte. Ltd 200 Jalan Sultan, #08-02, Textile Centre Jurong SG 199018
ALV Aircon 451 Jurong West Street 42, Singapore 640451 Jurong SG 640451
Coozy Painting Services Blk 264 Jurong East Jurong SG 600264
Zylone IT Pte Ltd 9 Jurong Town Hall Road, iHub #03-041 Jurong SG 609431
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About Jurong


is an industrial area in Singapore, comprising two planning areas:Pioneer and Boon Lay.





Colonial Era and Post-Independence


Jurong is probably derived from the Malay word jerung, which means a "shark". The first road in the area, Jurong Road was cut around 1852-1853, during the time of John Thomson's tenure as Chief Surveyor. In the early 1900s, Jurong was uncharted territory, mainly dominated by swamps with low hills covered by shrubs and a thick jungle. The word jurong (jurung in current Indonesian spelling) refers to the elevated porch of a traditional house. Thus considering the area's many small hills in a swamp, Jurong may refer to these small elevated lands in the swamp. In 1929, Jurong Road was extended to Bukit Timah, connecting it to the rest of Singapore Town. Jurong remained a sleepy rural area until 1959, when Singapore became a self-governing colony. In 1963, the then Prime Minister of SingaporeLee Kuan Yew, made Jurong the initial constituency on his first visit to constituencies in the Republic. At that time, Jurong was without a citizen's consultative committee.

Many roads within the Jurong Industrial Estate named in the late 1960s and early 1970s drew inspiration from the nature of industrial activities in the estate and related aspects of industrialisation. For the local Chinese population, Jurong was formerly called peng kang, a reference to a gambier plantation located in the area. After 1906, rubber plantations dominated the area — Bulim Estate, Lokyang Estate, Chong Keng Estate, Seng Toh Estate and Yunnan Estate, giving rise to many of the local names for areas in Jurong.




Formation of Jurong Industrial Estate



In 1968, the Jurong Town Corporation was created to manage Jurong's development. By this time, 14.78 square kilometres of industrial land has been prepared, 153 factories were fully functioning and 46 more were being constructed. With the Singapore economy constantly expanding, finding space for new industries is an ever-present challenge. Seven islets off the coast of Jurong were merged to create the 30 square kilometre Jurong Island, which is to be the base for oilpetrochemicaland chemical industries. Construction of Jurong Island began in the early 1990s and is scheduled to be completed in 2010. A number of plants began operating there in the late 1990s. A bridge, the Jurong Island Causeway, links Jurong Island to the mainland. Access to the island is restricted which may improve its security against terrorist attacks.


Jurong Industrial Estate and Jurong West New Town





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