Bukit Batok Growth Areas

Where are Bukit Batok Growth Areas? Bukit Batok will see more new housing developments in the next five years to give young families the opportunity to stay in familiar surroundings and near their parents. Existing and new residents will continue to enjoy a good quality living environment with better facilities, more recreational opportunities and enhanced transportation network.bukit-batok-town-and-growth-areas-master-plan

Housing: New choices in a fresh environment

With a well-connected transportation network and a growing spread of amenities, Bukit Panjang is an increasingly popular place to live. Bukit Panjang will be progressively developed taking into account the needs of the community. Future amenities in the town will also be added to serve residents in the area. Some new developments include:
• The Hillion Mall / Hillion Residences, a mixed-use development at Jelebu Road that will offer a greater choice of amenities
• A hawker centre and market at Bukit Panjang Road
• Childcare centres across Bukit Panjang
• A primary school at Bukit Panjang Ring Road

Leisure: Enhancing the green spaces

Today, Bukit Batok is dotted with green spaces such as Bukit Batok Town Park, Bukit Batok Nature Park and many neighbourhood parks. More park spaces will be provided so that most homes are within 400m of parks or park connectors. With more interest in cycling, new cycling paths will also be provided for a better, safer cycling experience. Upcoming initiatives include:
• Bukit Batok Hillside Park extension
• New parks at Bukit Batok Street 24 and west Bukit Batok
• A new park connector along Bukit Batok

Transport: Strengthening the links

Improvements to the public transportation network and upgrading of road infrastructure will smoothen travel in and out of Bukit Batok. Among the improvements are:
• Two new Downtown Line 2 (DTL2) MRT stations, Cashew and Hillview are expected to be ready by mid- 2016. The DTL2 will offer significant time saving for residents to travel to the city centre.
• Improvement to the Pan-Island Expressway slip road between Clementi North Flyover and Toh Tuck Flyover and widening of Bukit Batok East Avenue 3 between Bukit Batok St 23 and Pan-Island Expressway
• Junction improvement at Brickland Road/Bukit Batok Road
• Construction of new roads in Bukit Batok west area to support future housing developments
• Planned improvements to Hillview Avenue, Bukit Batok East Avenue 2, Bukit Batok Street 25, Hillview Road and Bukit Batok Road

Economy: Diverse employment, open opportunities

Besides existing industrial estates at the southern fringe of the town, residents in Bukit Batok can also find employment and commercial opportunities at Jurong Gateway, one MRT station away from Bukit Batok. New developments there include:
• Westgate, an office and retail development next to Jurong East MRT station
• An office development at Venture Avenue
• A hotel development at Jurong Town Hall Road