5 Year Bukit Batok Master Plan
Over the past 5 years, the Jurong-Clementi Town Council (JRTC) has carried out several updating programs as well as renovation operate in Bukit Batok to offer homeowners with a quality living environment. JRTC intends to make the estate a location that locals are proud to call residence, with a five-year masterplan spanning 2020 to 2025. There will also be more developments that are for sale such as Bukit Batok West Avenue 8 EC as well as other private developments in Bukit Batok for buyer’s consideration.
Member of Parliament for Bukit Batok, Mr Murali Pillai shared that while the previous masterplan in Bukit Batok has been finished, the Town Council has its job cut out for the following 5 years, too. Adding that major works that have been completed include the Neighbourhood Renewal Programme for Bukit Batok Avenue 6 and also 8 as well as Streets 11 as well as 21, with the enhancement of new facilities such as sheltered basketball court, upgraded play grounds, new ramps for wheelchair accessibility, covered linkways, area yards and brand-new workout areas among others.
According to the Remaking of Heartlands (RoH) program, the market location in the area has actually additionally been beautified. The Revitalisation of Shops program remains in progress as well as is anticipated to complete in August this year.
Residents can likewise anticipate brand-new facilities such as an overhauled Bukit Batok Neighbourhood Park at Bukit Batok Central with raised boardwalks, 3G playgrounds, exercise facilities and also garden. Mr Murali Pillai likewise shared that Bukit Batok will undertake a detailed lift improvement programme which will see more than 300 lifts in the estate obtaining outfitted with additional safety and security functions. Horticulture fanatics can also look forward to 12 brand-new allotment gardens– one for each RC– that will be developed by the Town Council.
When the new Jurong Region Line (JRL) comes to be functional in 2026, citizens will be able to enjoy better connection in the west, with new terminals in Jurong East, Toh Guan (layering in between Bukit Batok East and also Yuhua) and Bukit Batok West (layering in between Bukit Batok and also Yuhua).
Sustainability has actually been a core component in Bukit Batok, which has actually been additionally boosted by the use more energy-efficient LED lights, while motion sensing units have actually been set up to regulate passage and also stairs illumination. The Housing & Development Board has actually likewise mounted photovoltaic panels at our blocks to harness solar power.
The Lift Upgrading Programme to provide straight lift accessibility to all the floors have actually also been totally finished. Lifts at Blocks 639 and 642 have been upgraded to serve citizens much better. New lifts have also been mounted at Blocks 644A and 631 multi storey parking area. To improve protection for locals, CCTVs have been installed inside all our lift vehicles.
Concerning 95 per cent of the qualified districts– or the equivalent of regarding 10,420 devices– have actually finished either the Interim Upgrading Programme or Neighbourhood Renewal Programme (NRP). Under the NRP, the neighbourhood currently has actually updated protected linkways, drop-off points, sheltered ramps, play areas and also multi-generation fitness corners for the community to delight in and motivate homeowners to lead an active lifestyle.
Over the next five years, the Town Council will certainly start even more renovation works to boost community centers. These consist of the upgrading of facilities at Bukit Batok Central Park, construct sheltered linkways and also drop-off points to boost ease of access, and updating of entertainment and also health and fitness facilities.
A string of such renovation programmes will certainly add to the existing services in the neighbourhood, making Bukit Batok an also far better residence for all its locals.