Jurong East is a planning area of Singapore. It is bounded by Sungei Pandan, the Pan Island Expressway, Jurong Canal Drive, Boon Lay Way, Yuan Ching Road, the Ayer Rajah Expressway, Jurong Port Road, Jalan Buroh, Jurong Pier Road and the Northern border of Selat Jurong.
The development of Jurong started in the 1970s when estates such as Boon Lay, Taman Jurong, Bukit Batok, Bukit Gombak, Hong Kah, Teban Gardens and Yuhua were built, mostly due to the resettlement of Hong Kah (present-day Tengah) and surrounding villages. Yuhua, Teban Gardens, Bukit Batok and Bukit Gombak formed Jurong East.
There are 9 sub-zones in Jurong East,
- Jurong Port
- Penjuru Crescent
- Jurong River
- Teban Gardens
- Jurong Lake
- International Business Park
- Toh Guan
Toh Guan is a sub-zone of which blocks are being built in 1998 - 2000, before the Daiso IMM Building was opened in 2002.
There are 4 neighborhoods in Jurong East
- N1 - Yuhua (South) and area of Jurong Regional Centre along Jurong Gateway Road.
- N2 - Yuhua (North), Toh Guan and area of Jurong Regional Centre along Boon Lay Way.
- N3 - Boon Lay (Jurong East)
- N4 - Teban Gardens
There are 3 Primary schools and 4 Secondary schools in Jurong East.
- Commonwealth Secondary School
- Crest Secondary School
- Fuhua Primary School
- Jurong Primary School
- Jurongville Secondary School
- Shuqun Secondary School
- Yuhua Primary School
- Jurong East Sports and Recreation Centre
- Jurong Lake Park
- Pandan Gardens Park Connector
- Jurong Park Connector
- Toh Guan Neighborhood Park
- Pandan Gardens Leisure Park
- Pandan Reservoir Fitness Corner
- Jurong Country Club
- Hong Kah East Neighborhood Park
- Yuhua Village Neighborhood Park
There are 3 tourist attractions in Jurong East:
- Major Arterial road Jurong Town Hall Road interconnects the two expressways with Boon Lay, Yuhua, Jurong Regional Centre, International Business Park, Jurong Lake and Teban Gardens.
- Toh Guan is connected to the PIE via Toh Guan Road, while Jurong Canal Road provides an alternative at Boon Lay for traffic to (Tuas) and from (Changi) the PIE.
- From the AYE, Major Arterial roads Jurong Pier Road, Jurong Port Road and Penjuru Road (along with Minor Arterial road Teban Gardens Crescent) carry the traffic to Jurong River, Penjuru Crescent and Jurong Port.
- Boon Lay Way and Jalan Buroh are the two other Major Arterial roads in Jurong East, which provides inter-connectivity across the various sub-zones in the area.
Jurong Canal Drive is a road in Jurong East. It had recently opened in 2002.
Mass Rapid TransitEdit
Jurong Lake DistrictEdit
Consisting of Jurong Lake, Jurong Regional Centre, International Business Park and the southern section of Toh Guan, the Jurong Lake District is a prime regional centre serving as an inviting place for commercial development remote from the Central Area, to meet the various demands of business and provide employment opportunities nearer to people staying in the Western region of Singapore.
Jurong Regional LibraryEdit
Jurong Regional Library (Chinese: 裕廊区域图书馆) is a public library located in Jurong East, Singapore. The last regional library to be completed after the Tampines and Woodlands regional libraries, it was upgraded on the site of the former Jurong East Community Library, the latter of which closed in 2002 for the upgrading works.
During the construction of the National Library building, it temporarily housed the main collections of the reference library until the opening of the new building on 22 July 2005.
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