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Template:Infobox Singapore neighbourhood Yuhua is a precinct located at Jurong, Singapore. The area's HDB flats are under the management of Jurong Town Council and the people of this precinct is represented in parliament by Grace Fu or Rahayu Mazam, depending on where they stay.

Neighbouring AreasEdit

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Residential Areas in Yuhua Edit

HDBEdit

Street Blocks
Jurong East Street 31 317-328,342-346, 351-353
Jurong East Avenue 1 241-245,347-350
Jurong East Street 21 201-240,287-288
Jurong East Street 24 246-254,256-264
Toh Guan Road 265-286
Jurong East Street 13 101-116
Jurong Gateway Road 130-135

PrivateEdit

  • Parc Oasis
  • Westmere
  • Ivory Heights

Future HousingEdit

As part of the 'Jurong Lake Project' unveiled on 4 April 2008,[1] there will be about 2800 hotel rooms and 1000 homes will be built along Jurong Gateway Road.

TransportationEdit

RoadsEdit

The main roads in this precinct are Jurong Town Hall Road, Boon Lay Way and Jurong East Central, which connects the precinct to the rest of the island through the AYE (Exit 13) or PIE (Exit 29), with minor roads(Jurong East Street 11/13/31/32/21/24, Jurong East Central 1, Jurong East Avenue 1, Toh Guan Road, Jurong Gateway Road, Gateway Link, Summit Lane and Venture Avenue) winding through the various places in the precinct. The "13" is similar to former Bert Koh's house from 1986 to 2011.

Due to the changes of the roads, Jurong Gateway Road had been extended to replace the Jurong East Street 12, these had undergone demolition in order to rebuilt into Jem. It was extended in order to serve Toh Guan Road and IMM Building.

Public TransportEdit

Mass Rapid TransitEdit

Chinese Garden and Jurong East stations are located in the precinct. Chinese Garden is located at the western part of the station, whereas Lakeside is located at the eastern part of the station.

Feeder bus servicesEdit

Feeder services 333, 334 and 335 each plies through different parts of the precinct and connects it to Jurong East MRT Station, but only 335 goes to Chinese Garden MRT Station.

Trunk bus ServicesEdit

Most of the trunk bus services originate from Jurong East Bus Interchange.

Connection through other trunk bus services(not originating from Jurong East) to Jurong West and Clementi is available through 99 and 185, Bukit Batok and Northwards through 176, 178, 180, 187 and 188. 66 ,506 bedok & city direct

For the communityEdit

SchoolsEdit

There are 2 primary schools (Yuhua and Fuhua) and 2 secondary schools (Shuqun and Jurongville).

LibraryEdit

The nearest library, Jurong Regional Library, is located at the junction of Gateway Link and Jurong Town Hall Road.

RecreationEdit

Apart from the many playing areas in the precinct, there is a neighbourhood park at the border of Jurong East Street 24 and a canal along the northern border of the precinct. There is also Jurong East Sports and Recreation Complex, located at Chinese Garden MRT Station.

Shopping CentresEdit

  • JCube (contains Singapore’s first Olympic-size ice skating rink, owned by CapitaLand)
  • IMM (owned by CapitaLand)
  • Jem (owned by Lend Lease)
  • Westgate (Opening December 2013, owned by CapitaLand)
  • Big Box

JCubeEdit

A new shopping mall, JCube, which would also house Singapore’s first Olympic-size ice skating rink,[2] is to replace the former Jurong Entertainment Centre. JCube was built in 2012.[3]

JemEdit

Jem is a new shopping mall cum office development in Singapore, which opened in June 2013. The mall brings a mini Orchard Road experience in the suburbs. Anchor tenants in Jem include Robinsons, Fairprice Xtra, Cathay Cineplexes, H&M, Marks & Spencer, Uniqlo, Courts, Koufu and Books Kinokuniya. Its office component has been taken up by the Ministry of National Development and its statuory boards, AVA and BCA.

IMMEdit

A shopping mall cum warehouse development at Jurong East St 21. Once the town's only shopping mall consisting of a Giant Hypermarket, it was refurbished in 2012 to host a variety of outlet stores.

WestgateEdit

An upcoming shopping mall cum office development next to Jem opening in December 2013. Anchor tenants include Isetan and its supermarket, Coach, Food Republic, Borders, Courts 2.0, Samsung Store and True Fitness.

Town CentresEdit

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There are 2 town centres in this precinct, at Jurong Gateway Road and Jurong East Avenue 1.


HealthcareEdit

There is a hospital called Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.

Jurong General HospitalEdit

Under the Singapore Master Plan 2003, a new Jurong General Hospital, which would be located within walking distance from the Jurong East MRT Station, was to be built by 2006 to replace the existing Alexandra Hospital. It was to have 650 beds for warded patients and 90 specialist clinics for outpatients. However, in 2004, these plans were scrapped in favor of a new 500-bed hospital in Yishun to be called Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, planned for completion by March 28, 2009.[4][5]

Under the Singapore Master Plan 2008, the plan for Jurong General Hospital was revived, and is expected to be ready by 2015,[6] with 550 beds and will next to Jurong East MRT Station, providing acute inpatient and outpatient care. It will also have a community hospital next to it.[6]

Industrial AreasEdit

International Business ParkEdit

An International Business Park (IBP) is also located in Jurong East. Major companies and corporations present in the business park include Creative Technology, Sony, Acer, Merck, Johnson & Johnson and JTC Corporation.

References Edit

  1. Government announces plans for Jurong Lake District
  2. http://www.ura.gov.sg/pr/text/2008/pr08-38a.html Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority : Press Release - Keynote speech by Mr Mah Bow Tan Minister for National Developmnent at the URA Corporate Plan Seminar at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel on 4 April 2008 at 9.45am
  3. JCube – A Brand New Retail Landmark in Singapore’s Jurong Lake District
  4. Alexandra Hospital
  5. Straits Times, 23 March 2004, 400-bed hospital for the north in Yishun Central
  6. 6.0 6.1 Jurong General Hospital to be located near MRT, bus interchange

External links Edit

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