The area is a magnet for both expats, and younger Singaporeans. Accommodation is as you would imagine very mixed with ‘mature’ estates in Ghim Moh and Commonwealth, and relatively young and up-market areas such as Holland Road. Queenstown is a bit of an education hotspot.
Is Toa Payoh good to stay?
Toa Payoh is now a desirable residential area, loaded with amenities. It has turned into something of a sports and recreation hub and also home to the HDB hub. … It is also a major transport hub, connected to over 22 bus routes as well as Toa Payoh and Braddell MRT station.
Is Queenstown in the North?
There are of course plenty of other places on the South Island for these kind of things – and on the North Island for that matter – but Queenstown is unmissable, so you might as well get them out of your system there. To get the thrills minus the terror, ride the gondola for 400-metre-high views.
Is Queenstown a mature estate?
A highly anticipated BTO project is Queen’s Arc in Queenstown – one of the most sought-after mature housing estates in Singapore’s oldest town – where 610 three-room and four-room flats are on offer across two blocks. The site is next to Alexandra Hospital and is bounded by Queen’s Crescent and Queensway Drive.
How do I get from Queenstown MRT to IKEA?
Make your way to the bus stop at Queenstown station Exit B and take 195. Alight 2 stops later just before the IKEA building. Drive past Queenstown MRT station and make a right turn at the junction of Alexandra Road and Leng Kee Road. Drive straight down Alexandra Road to reach the store.
How many people are in Queenstown?
Queenstown has a resident population of around 23,000, swelling to 45,000+ in peak visitor periods. Population growth runs at approximately 6 per cent each year.
What is Satellite Town Singapore?
The new towns in Singapore are large scale satellite housing developments which are designed to be self contained. It includes public housing units, a town centre and other amenities.