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Lone petrol station in Punggol

As published in The Straits Times
31 May 10

By Kimberly Spykerman

The petrol station in Punggol caters to 82,000 residents, and long queues are common on weekends. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

ONE is a lonely number, and it is the reason motorists in Punggol are being driven mad.

The new town has just one petrol station and long, snaking queues are common, especially during the weekends.

The Singapore Petroleum Centre (SPC) station at the junction of Punggol Central Road and Edgefield Plains caters to 82,000 residents.

Neighbouring new town Sengkang has three petrol stations.

Staff at the Punggol petrol station told The Sunday Times that on busy days, as many as 10 cars line the road leading up to it, despite there being no huge discounts.

Said bank manager Serena Lee: 'I avoid going there on weekends and Monday mornings. I go at night, or during non-peak hours.'

Read the posting about this on Stomp.

Mid Year Fiesta at Punggol Plaza (28 May-25 Jul 10)

Bus Service 85 (Route Amendment)

Upcoming Sales Launch

Information on upcoming sales launch:
Month/Year Sales Launch Town Number of Flats Jun 2010 BTO Punggol (first public housing parcel along the Punggol waterway) and Sengkang. 2,400

HDB Launches Sale of Site at Punggol Field / Punggol Road

Date issued : 05 May 2010

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) is launching the residential site at Punggol Field / Punggol Road (Punggol E4) for sale by public tender today. Tender will close at 12 noon on 15 Jun 2010 (Tue).

HDB announced on 13 Apr 2010 that these 2 land parcels have been successfully triggered from the Reserve List for public tender. Punggol E4 is designated for Executive Condominium housing development. More information on these land parcels are also available on HDB's website.

Punggol E4
LocationPunggol Field / Punggol Road (PDF 1258KB)
Proposed DevelopmentExecutive Condominium HousingSite Area22,497.3 sq mPermissible GFA [GPR]67,491.9 sq m [3.0]Estimated No. of Dwelling Units615Project Completion Period48 Months from the date of acceptance of tenderLease Term99 yearsMinimum Offer Price$147,700,000


Tender packets can be purchased at $105 each (inclusive of GST) from HDB's Procurement Office at Basement 1, HDB Hub, 480 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh. Pro…