The Singapore town of Serangoon which can be found in the North–Eastern Region of Singapore, is one of the 55 Planning Areas that exist in the countries 5 different regions. The Singapore authority responsible for the divisions of the areas is the “Urban Redevelopment Authority”. The different areas are demarcated for urban planning and township development. The new towns in Singapore are designed to be modern and self –sufficient units of development.
Serangoon Town Central Amenities
Serangoon is one of the towns that was planned to be independent. The town is well planned with a central area, housing developments for the public and all modern amenities. This areas borders on various developments for commercial use within the central business district and also in the different neighbourhoods and precincts. Nobody have to leave the town if they want to buy anything. There is sufficient employment opportunities in Serangoon and its neighbouring areas with the various industrial areas that exist. The needs of families with young children is also catered for with various educational institutions.
Serangoon Town Near to Ang Mo Kio Bishan and Toa Payoh
There is also hospitals and health institutions that cater for the sick and looks after the health of Serangoon’s citizens, Serangoon also caters for the relaxation of its people with various parks sport fields stadiums and complexes, where people can relax, train and watch sport.
Serangoon borders on various other planning areas which surround it,areas like Sengkang, Hougang , Ang Mo Kio, Bishan and Toa Payoh. Serangoon is made up of 7 different developmental areas which differ in its planning and purpose.
The town of Serangoon can be regarded as a modern well developed town with very good town planning to ensure the well- being of the inhabitants.
Transportation Modes at Serangoon Central
The town has a long history dating back to the 19th century, Tamil Indian traders used to come to Serangoon following the Serangoon Road to the Serangoon river. The word Serangoon according to many people refer to a small bird that was found in the marshes .This bird was called burrong ranggong which occurred commonly in the swamps, surrounding the Serangoon river.
There is also adequate modes of transportation in Serangoon with a bus interchange and numerous railway stations on the North East MRT Line which also runs in the district.
In summary we can say that Serangoon offers its citizens a good quality of life in which people from all its different cultural groups can live in peace and harmony with each other.