Singapore will soon take pride in an initial ‘Woodland Town’, Tengah, packed with rich green surroundings, rich biodiversity and also a car-free town centre. Around 1,500 HDB flats will likewise be released throughout
Making this announcement in a blog site, Lawrence Wong, National Development Minister of Singapore, said, “In planning for Tengah, we desired a town that is unique, like nothing else HDB community in Singapore. We have actually conceptualised it as our first ‘Forest Town’, and also an eco-friendly motif penetrates the whole town.”
” Tengah will be incorporated with the surrounding plant and also abundant biodiversity and feature a car-free community centre. It will certainly be a green, car-lite, as well as pedestrian-friendly town,” he added.
HDB will construct varied kinds of flats in this community, which is first brand-new town in greater than 20 years in Singapore.
” In November this year, we will be launching our very first apartments in Tengah. It will be a considerable offering of around 1,500 flats, with a good mix throughout various flat-types,” said Wong in the blog site.
” Over the following few years, we will remain to have a consistent stream of Tengah flats. When completed, Tengah Town will expand to concerning 700 hectares, approximately equal to Bishan in size,” he included.
” With the recent news of the 24-km Jurong Area Line (JRL), citizens in Tengah can also expect exceptional connectivity, with four JRL stations connecting the town to Jurong Technology District, Jurong Lake Area and also beyond. Within Tengah, we are also aiming to boost last-mile connection via self-governing lorries,” said Wong.
Encouraging Tengah to be a community treasured by generations to come, Wong said, “We expect working with Singaporeans to make Tengah a house treasured by generations to come, a place where valuable memories as well as neighborhood bonds are formed.”