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Basketball & Futsal Competitions

Punggol NYD Countdown Party (31 Dec 2011)

Twin Waterfalls

Launching in 1st Qtr 2012 !!!

A new exciting Executive Condominium launching very soon in Punggol! (1st Quarter 2012)

Twin Waterfalls enjoys close proximity to Punggol MRT station which is right next to Watertown, the first commercial cum residential development in Punggol. It is also close to Punggol Plaza and Compass Point. Residents of the development will be easily access to the rest of the island through TPE and KPE which are just minutes away. Punggol, being the most vibrant and exciting new town in Singapore which encompasses conveniences of modern living and enchanting lifestyle amenities allow the residents of the development to enjoy the best of both worlds and have a balanced lifestyle.

Developer : Frasers Centrepoint
Location : Punggol Way / Punggol Field
Site Area : 25,164.2 sq m
Number of units : 720
Lease Term : Leasehold 99 years

Punggol Pool & Billiard

Punggol Billiard
6 Tebing lane #01-02
Singapore 828835
Tel:  68760061

Parking: $2 for 4hrs

McDonalds opens in Punggol CC

McDonalds opens today at Punggol CC!

Punggol 21 Community Centre
80 Punggol Field
#01-02 Singapore 828815

Punggol Point Walk waterfront destination launched

As published on CNA
20 Nov 2011

SINGAPORE: Visitors to fishing spots along the coast of Punggol will now have better access to the area with the opening of the 1.2-kilometre Punggol Point Walk.
It's the second zone to be opened as part of the S$16.7 million Punggol Promenade.

When fully completed next year, the 4.9 kilometre-long waterfront promenade will connect two recreational clusters along the north eastern coast of Singapore.

Lee Howe Ming, executive architect of Conservation & Urban Design Group at Urban Redevelopment Authority, said: "What we are trying to do is to really bring people back to Punggol Point, make it as a recreational node by building this nice park. It's also well connected along the coastline to other recreational options along Punggol such as your My Waterway@Punggol, Lorong Halus Wetlands "

Visitors to Punggol Point Walk will not only enjoy the seabreeze from the viewing deck but also take in the panoramic views of the Straits of Johore.

Punggol Soccer Clinic (10 Dec 2011)

Channel Sam deal on

'LIVE' Sambal Tilapia + Soup-of-the-day + Fruit punch at $22.50 nett at Channel Sam!
Click here for the link to the deal.
This offer includes Sambal Tilapia + Soup-of-the-day + Fruit Punch for only $22.50 Nett ! SAMBAL TILAPIA is one of the top few seafood delicacies & must-eat dishes in Singapore! If you have friends visiting, be sure to bring them here!Alfresco seafront dining by the Jetty !Breathtaking sunset view !The ONLY 'live' seafood Western Restaurant at Singapore Northeast area that serve Live Seafood.Channel Sam
Marina Country Club
No. 600 Ponggol, 17th Avenue
Singapore 829734
Operating Hours : 5pm - 2am ( Monday- Sunday)
Call 6387 9767 for Reservations / Enquires

Waterway on Stomp

This Urban Jungle

Here's a cool place to cycle at night: My Waterway @ Punggol           

If you thought this was some resort for the rich and famous, guess again. These gorgeous pictures are of the newly completed My Waterway @ Punggol.

STOMPer seaeagle wrote:
"I found this cool spot to cycle at night, with all these beautiful lights!
"This is My Waterway @ Punggol.
"Punggol residents should be very happy with this Waterway."

Punggol North Splash

'Venice of Punggol' opens

Sunday, Oct 23, 2011 Housing estate Punggol saw a new addition to its facilities today when Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong officially opened the Punggol Waterway.

Speaking at the opening, PM Lee said he was happy to witness the completion of the waterway, which some call 'Venice of Punggol'.

He recounted how it was a long journey to complete the waterway, after initial plans for Punggol 21 were affected by the Asian financial crisis.

However, the plans for the waterway were revisited and improved after the economy recovered.
PM Lee said in his speech that Punggol Waterway was a central feature of the Punggol 21 Plus plan to transform Punggol into the "Waterfront Town of the 21st Century".

He also said there will be 23,000 families living in Punggol by the end of 2011, with a new commercial hub and town plaza by Punggol MRT by 2015.

The project cements Punggol's claims as Singapore's first 'eco-precinct', where every aspect, from building…

Waterfront Living

Briskwalking at Punggol Waterway (23 Oct 2011)

Official Opening of Punggol Waterway (23 Oct 2011)

In conjuction with the official opening of the Punggol Waterway, graced by our Prime Minister, Mr Lee Hsien Loong, on 23 October 2011, HDB will be organising the Punggol Waterway Fiesta with a range of exciting activities, such as performances and pyrotechnics display, along the waterway from 2pm to 10pm!! Come along and join in the fun. You wouldn’t want to miss this significant event for Punggol!

Venue: Punggol Waterway
Date: 23 Oct 2011, Sunday
Time: 2pm to 10pm
Guest of Honour: Prime Minister, Mr Lee Hsien Loong

Check out Punggol Fiesta link on HDB website.

Take a ride through the waterway

BBQ Pit Booking

Booking Venue:
▪ Blk 642 Punggol Meadows RC on level 1.
▪ The booking only takes place on every Wednesday between 8-9.30pm.

6 BBQ Pits Available:
▪ Blk 637D
▪ Blk 642D
▪ Blk 644 Pit 1 & 2
▪ Blk 650 Pit 1 & 2

Duration of Usage of BBQ Pit:
▪ 6pm - 10pm

Booking Fee:
▪ $10 nett. Cash only.

▪ Opening the water tap at your desired pit - please approach Town Council to apply for a fee.

Booking Advice:
▪ Do have an alternative dates for booking the pit in case the one you want have been booked.

Singapore's first solar leasing project kicks off in Punggol

As published in CNA
15 Sep 2011

SINGAPORE: Forty-five HDB blocks in Punggol will be fitted with solar panels by the middle of next year, in Singapore's first solar leasing project.

The solar power generated panels will be used to power services in common areas such as lift operations, corridor and staircase lightings, and water pumps.

This makes up 10 per cent of total block usuage.

Private company Sunseap Enterprises will finance the design, maintenance and installation of the two mega-watt peak solar system.

HDB will cover 30 per cent of the start up costs at S$3.28 million, while the remaining costs will be covered by Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council's monthly payment for solar power, over the next 20 years.

But this will be lower than what the council usually pays for electricity because the price of solar power is at a 1 per cent discount from Sunseap Enterprises.

"At the moment, solar power generation is still likely to be more expensive than generation of energy from …

Treasure Trove - Site Video

Courtesy of H88, here's a site video of A Treasure Trove in Punggol. This was shot on the 16th floor of Blk 267B, Punggol Sapphire, a HDB BTO. The camera is facing north. The site of A Treasure Trove is to the north-east (on the right).

Project 10,000 Tiles

Click to enlarge picture

A Treasure Trove - Fact Sheet

PROJECT NAME: A Treasure Trove
DEVELOPER: Sim Lian Group
ARCHITECT: Design Link Architects
LOCATION: 50 – 76 Punggol Walk
LAND SIZE: 296,298 sqft (approx)
TENURE: 99 years commencing from 9 March 2011
NO OF BLOCKS / STOREY: 14 Blocks of 16 Storeys each
EXPECTED TOP DATE: 30 November 2015
NO. OF CAR PARK LOTS: 2 level of Basement Carparking – 809 Carkpark Lots + 14 Handicap Lots


2.90m or 2900mm (for 1st storey – 15th storey) 3.20m or 3200mm (for penthouse only – 16th storey)

FULL & LUXURIOUS CONDOMINIUM FACILITIES 50m Lap Pool Children’s Pool Spa Pool Hydro Gym Jacuzzi Pool Clubhouse with Function Room, Gymnasium and Reading Room 1 male changing/shower room with sauna; 1 female changing/shower room with sauna Pool Terrace Children’s Playground BBQ 1 Recreational Tennis Court Fitness Station
LIFTS: 1st Storey – 15th storey (4 units on each level serve by 2 lifts) 16…

Provisional Tender Results for land parcel at Punggol Field Walk for Condominium Housing Development

Date issued : 01 Sep 2011
The Housing & Development Board (HDB), as the Government’s land sales agent, launched the land parcel at Punggol Field Walk for tender on 29 Jun 2011.
The details of the sale site are as follows: LocationPunggol Field WalkProposed DevelopmentCondominium HousingSite Area14,344.0 sq mMaximum GFA [GPR]48,769.6 sq m [3.4]Maximum Building Height64m AMSLEstimated Dwelling Units550Lease Term99 years The tender closed at 12 noon today with 8 bids received. The details of the provisional tender results are below:
S/N Name of Tenderer Tender Price ($) $psm/GFA ($) 1 Capital Development Pte Ltd / ZACD Investments Pte Ltd$169,559,000 $3,476.74 2 FCL Topaz Pte. Ltd., Far East Civil Engineering (Pte.) Limited & Sekisui House, Ltd. $163,000,000 $3,342.25 3 Leng Hoe Development Pte. Ltd. $161,800,000 $3,317.64 4 Allgreen Properties Limited $160,080,000 $3,282.37 5 EL Development Pte Ltd $142,000,000 $2…

Punggol Golf Range

The new Golf Range at Punggol East is due to start operation in Mid Sept 2011.
It is located near the junction of Punggol Central and Punggol East.  The nearest LRT station is Riviera.

Uncle Leong Seafood

First founded in a neighbourhood coffeeshop amidst the friendly Ang Mo Kio estate, the ever-popular Uncle Leong Seafood has now heightened into a full-fledged restaurant at Punggol End. Still keeping its modesty, Uncle Leong Seafood serves up the day's first dish as they do daily; at 4.30pm sharp and very delicious.

Uncle leong Seafood is the one of THE places to go for crab, based on the signature recipe that has drawn a keen following since the first public taste in 2002. Today, Uncle Leong Seafood welcomes a daily haul of customers comprising both locals and foreigners.

“Shimmering Sand Crab delight”, Uncle Leong’s wonderful signature dish, is a mouthful, but a tasty one! The dish is an orginal Uncle Leong recipe: larger than average crab drizzled with Uncle Leong's signature sauce and topped with a sprinkle of oat, a combination of flavours that complement the fresh flesh excellently. The aroma alone will leave you wanting more. Other must-try dishes are the “Crab Bee Hoo…

Facebook Groups

Quite a number of us are such Facebook junkies these days, that part of our life revolves around it. What better way to connect with your current neighbours or would be neighbours then than to do it on this media platform. :)

Click below to be redirected to the Facebook pages of some punggol groups.
Punggol ArcadiaPunggol BreezePunggol EmeraldPunggol LodgePunggol ParcVistaPunggol RegaliaPunggol ResidencesPunggol SapphirePunggol SpectraPunggol SpringPunggol TopazPunggol VistaPunggol WaveCoralinus @ PunggolTree Lodge @ Punggol

Punggol eco-town to test-bed energy solutions for public housing

As published on CNA
03 Aug 2011

Punggol ecotown to testbed energy solutions for public housing

SINGAPORE: One block of public housing in Singapore's Punggol eco-town will be a test-bed for environmentally-friendly energy solutions.

The project is a collaboration between Japanese electronics giant Panasonic and government agencies - the Housing and Development Board, the Economic Development Board and the Energy Market Authority.

It aims to get 10 households in the block of HDB flats to participate and may include more homes later.

An integrated energy system will help families reduce their carbon footprint and utilities bill.

Energy-producing solar panels will be fitted on the block of flats and these will power lifts and lighting during the day.

Excess electricity generated by the solar panels can be stored in batteries, which households can tap on for energy at night. This potentially means zero emissions being generated in powering an entire housing block.

In the participating home…

SBS Transit to add 492 more trips on Sengkang, Punggol LRT

As published on CNA
02 August 2011

SINGAPORE: SBS Transit will be adding 492 more trips per week to the Sengkang and Punggol LRT systems to cater to the increase in ridership demand.

These will be implemented from Monday, August 8, resulting in shorter waiting times and enhanced travel capacity for commuters.

On the Sengkang West Loop, 34 more trips will be added daily during the weekday peak hours.

In the mornings, between 6.45am and 8.45am, 16 more trips will be operated which will reduce waiting time from the current four minutes to about three minutes.

During the evening peak hours from 6.15pm to 8.30pm, 18 new trips will be added and commuters will find their waiting time reduced to four minutes.

Even the off-peak hours will see shorter waiting time with the addition of 33 new trips per weekday.

On weekends, a total of 47 new trips will be operated throughout the day from 10am to 11pm.

This means 20 extra trips on Saturdays and 27 new trips on Sundays and public holidays.

On the Sengkang…

Punggol North residents celebrate racial and religious harmony

As published in CNA
18 Jul 2011

SINGAPORE: Residents at Punggol North celebrated racial and religious harmony with a street parade at Punggol Field.

Part of the Punggol Field road was closed on Sunday as residents brought celebrations to the streets.

This annual street parade allows residents from different races to learn more about different cultures and beliefs.

This year, some 3,300 people came together to put up a mass Cha Cha dance item in attempt to break a Guinness World Record.

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, who is the MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, outlined several upcoming developments in Punggol for the residents to enjoy - including Punggol Waterway and Punggol Promenade.

But he said beyond physical facilities, the most important thing is to build a community spirit and have the residents feel that Punggol is home.

Video: Punggol North residents celebrate racial and religious harmony


Two new reservoirs help boost Singapore's water supply

Sun, Jul 03, 2011

Two new reservoirs opened in northeast Singapore, giving Singapore a much-needed boost to water supply.  Punggol and Serangoon Reservoirs are the latest additions, bringing the total number of water catchment areas in Singapore to 17.
PUB announced today that they increase the water catchment areas from half to two-thirds of Singapore, together with the Marina Reservoir.

The milestone achievement was celebrated in a ceremony officiated by Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources.

Speaking at the ceremony, Dr Balakrishnan said that Singapore is "well on our way to self-sufficiency" with imported water from Johor, NEWater, and desalinated water providing Singapore with a sustainable water supply.

Created by the damming of Sungei Punggol and Sungei Serangoon, the Punggol and Serangoon Reservoirs will collect rainwater from estates and areas within Punggol and Sengkang, and parts of Hougang and Ang Mo Kio.

This is in line…

HDB to launch tender for Punggol Field Walk residential site

As published in CNA online
By Jonathan Peeris | Posted: 28 June 2011

SINGAPORE : The Housing and Development Board (HDB) will launch the tender for a residential site at Punggol Field Walk on Wednesday.

Slated for condominium development, the site can potentially yield 550 dwelling units.

It's being released for tender under the Confirmed List of the First Half 2011 Government Land Sales Programme.

Located near Sungei Serangoon, residents will enjoy convenient access within Punggol and around Singapore via the Coral Edge LRT Station which is next to the site.

The land parcel has a site area of over 14,000 square metres, with a maximum gross floor area of over 48,000 square metres.

The site has a lease term of 99 years and the tender will close at 12 noon on September 1.

In a statement, HDB cautions potential residential property buyers to bear in mind the strong supply in the pipeline when making their purchasing decisions.

As of the first quarter, 68,890 private residential units…

Breakfast with Edgefield Primary's Principal for Potential P1 Parents (08 Jul 2011)

Dear Parents,

Would you like to find out more about Edgefield Primary School?
Come join our Principal, Mr Willy Tan, for a breakfast session and he'll be more than glad to feed your inquisitive minds.

Date: Friday, 8th July 2011 (7.45am to 9.45am)
Venue: Edgefield Primary School Resource room (Level 1)

Seats are limited so please register your interest via our website:

Looking forward to your participation and hope to see you soon.

Thanks & Regards,
Parent Support Group
Edgefield Primary

Punggol EC banner in HDB

Largest-ever BTO launch

As published in CNA
27 May 2011

SINGAPORE: The HDB is offering homebuyers close to 4,000 new flats in six Build-to-Order (BTO) projects launched on Friday - the largest supply of BTO flats in a single launch.

It surpasses the 3,185 BTO flats offered last month.

The BTO projects launched on Friday are at Costa Ris and Golden Lily in Pasir Ris, Punggol Parcvista, Tampines GreenLeaf, Tampines GreenWood, and Woodlands Peak.

At least 95 per cent of the public flat supply will be set aside for first-time buyers.

HDB said Friday's launch offers flats in various locations and sizes to meet the different needs of home-seekers - low-income families, those aspiring for something better, and the elderly.

Prices range from S$76,000 for a studio apartment and from S$335,000 for a 5-room unit.

First-time buyers can take advantage of various housing grants to reduce the cost of owning a new BTO flat.

For instance, households earning up to S$5,000 per month can apply for the Additional CPF Housing …

HDB launches sale of Punggol EC site

As published in Todayonline
26 May 2011

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) has put up an Executive Condominium (EC) housing site at Punggol Way for sale.

The land parcel was released for sale under the Confirmed List of the first half of the Government Land Sales programme.

The 99-year lease site can yield up to an estimated 720 housing units.

The HDB says the land parcel has a site area of about 25,000 sq m, with a maximum gross floor area of around 75,500 sq m.

It added that the site is located in Punggol Town, and is near the Punggol transport hub comprising the LRT, MRT and a bus interchange. Analysts agree that the site is well located.

Mr Nicholas Mak, executive director of SLP International Property Consultants, said: "This land parcel is located only about 700m from the Punggol MRT Station and the future EC development is likely to be popular with home buyers. Although there is another EC project in Punggol that could be launched in the next two months, this te…

DPM Teo leads thank-you parade at Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC

GE: DPM Teo leads thank-you parade at Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC
By Wayne Chan | Posted: 08 May 2011 1704 hrs

SINGAPORE : Just hours after its victory was announced, the People's Action Party's (PAP) Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representation Constituency (GRC) team was out and about on its thank-you parade on Sunday morning.

Led by Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, the team travelled from Pasir Ris East to Punggol South to thank residents for their support.

DPM Teo said: "It is also to bring people together, so that we can move forward after this GE (General Election) to continue to build a strong community. We will be here to serve the residents and we want to work with them for the next five years."

Most were happy to see the Deputy Prime Minister and his team, with some expressing concern for Penny Low, who was using a crutch. When asked about what happened to her leg, she said that she had just had an operation.

Ng Geok Siang, a resident from Pasir Ris-Punggol GR…

Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC 2011 GE results

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Maritime Inspired CC at Punggol Waterfront Town

27 April 2011

Residents residing in Punggol can now look forward to more facilities, courses and activities coming their way. With the new Punggol 21 CC opening its doors in the third quarter of 2011, residents will soon have a ‘Creative Lifestyle Hub’ in their neighbourhood.

The maritime inspired CC will feature wellness facilities for the health conscious and a fun and creative environment for children to learn and play through the various courses and activities planned.

The upcoming Punggol 21 CC is specifically designed to promote interaction and bonding. The CC will have open spaces that residents and families can utilise for their various lifestyle needs.

Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister for Defence, joined Ms Penny Low, Adviser to Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC Grassroots Organisations (GROs) at the Punggol 21 CC Topping Up Ceremony on 24 April 2011 to mark the last stage of construction of the CC. Special guests Dr Ahmad Magad, Dr Janil Puthucheary, Mr Zainal …

GE Rallies

1. PAP Rally is on 28 Apr 2011 (Thursday) from 7-10pm at the field beside Buangkok MRT Station.

2. The SDA Rally for the Pasir Ris Punggol constituency is on 29 Apr 2011 (Friday) at the open field at the corner of Sengkang East Avenue and Sengkang East Drive.

GE: Pasir Ris - Punggol 5 year development plan unveiled

By Channel NewsAsia 24/04/2011

SINGAPORE: Residents in Pasir Ris—Punggol can look forward to more lift upgrading and carparks.

These are just some of the projects Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean put forward at the unveiling of the Pasir Ris—Punggol GRC 5—year development plan.

Mr Teo said the plan will focus on five key themes — family, youth, parents, home and community.

Mr Teo also revealed that the Pasir Ris—Punggol GRC and Punggol East single—seat constituency will share one town council, if the PAP candidates are elected in the coming polls.

And Mr Michael Palmer, the PAP candidate for the newly—carved out constituency of Punggol East, will chair the shared town council.

When asked about the contest in Pasir Ris—Punggol GRC for the coming polls, Mr Teo said he had not seen much of the opposition.

He said: "We are working on the premise that we will have a contest. We quite frankly have not seen a lot of the opposition party that says it wants to contest; we have not seen…

Pasir Ris Punggol General Election 2011 Candidates

Tiong Seng wins S$192m contract from HDB

Posted on CNA on 04 April 2011 2258 hrs

SINGAPORE : Mainboard-listed construction group Tiong Seng Holdings has won a S$192 million contract from the Housing and Development Board (HDB) for the construction of Waterway Terraces in Punggol West.

The building contract includes construction of electrical substations, car parks, a mini-market and ancillary shops, an education centre, child care centre, residents' community centre, student care centre, a green rain garden, linkways and related civil engineering works, the company said.

The 1,072-unit Waterway Terraces forms part of HDB's three projects launched in June 2010, and is an award-winning "First Waterfront Housing" project situated along the Punggol Waterway.

The project is designed with eco-friendly features in line with HDB's plans to develop Punggol into an eco-town.

Waterway Terraces has already been conferred the Green Mark (Platinum) Award for its eco features.

Tiong Seng said works on the projec…

New CC in Punggol to serve as lifestyle hub

Thu, Apr 21, 2011

SINGAPORE - A NEW community club (CC) in the district of Punggol 21 will be unveiled this Sunday.

Mr Teo Chee Hean, who is also the Minister for Defence and Adviser to Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC Grassroots Organisations (GROs), together with Adviser to Pasir Ris – Punggol GROs , Ms Penny Low and special guests Dr Ahmad Magad, Dr Janil Puthucheary, Mr Zainal Sapari and Mr Gan Thiam Poh, will officiate the Topping Up Ceremony to mark the last stage of construction for Punggol 21 CC.

The Punggol 21 CC will serve as a ‘Creative Lifestyle Hub’ for residents residing in the area.

The maritime inspired CC will feature wellness facilities such as a fitness centre and a landscaped outdoor gym for the health conscious and a fun and creative environment for children to learn and play through the multitude of courses and activities planned.

There will also be more courses and activities which cater to the lifestyle and needs of the residents of all ages in Punggol.

The CC hope…

Idyllic Living Begins at Home

HDB presents four new Build-To-Order projects - Waterway Terraces II at Punggol, Anchorvale Cove at Sengkang, Hougang Parkview at Hougang, and Montreal Ville at Sembawang. Choose from 3,185 units of 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-room flats. This is the largest supply in one BTO launch since 2002.

These four developments are built near breathtaking waterfront views or refreshing parks, and are well-served by comprehensive facilities. Idyllic living begins right in the comforts of your home.

Click for details as well as to find out more about the location and number of BTO flats coming your way in the next two months. Check out our mobile-friendly site when you access this link using your mobile phone. You may also choose to download our Mobile@HDB iPhone App.

Apply online for your choice town (Punggol, Sengkang, Hougang or Sembawang) and flat type by 1 May 2011. Application period is one week.

Visit our exhibition* at the HDB Hub, Habitat Forum** (Biz Four, 3rd storey).

* 3D m…

GE: Opposition welcome, say Pasir Ris-Punggol MPs

By Alvina Soh | Posted: 05 March 2011 1448 hrs

SINGAPORE: Two MPs of Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representation Constituency (GRC) have welcomed the possibility of a contest in their wards for the General Election.

Mr Michael Palmer and Mr Charles Chong said they believe the presence of the opposition would inject some excitement.

On the sidelines of a community event, Mr Michael Palmer and Mr Charles Chong were asked about the possibility that the Singapore Justice Party could be fielding Mr Desmond Lim.

Mr Lim has been reported to be interested in the newly-created single-member ward of Punggol East, which is currently part of Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC.

Mr Chong said such a move would be good for residents.

"We welcome him contesting in the GRC. That will give our residents all the opportunities to vote," Mr Chong said.

"Some of the residents in the constituencies had never had a contest. They feel a bit deprived."

Meanwhile, Mr Palmer said he believes the PAP te…

New Sengkang hospital by 2020

From iTODAY:New Sengkang hospital by 2020

Neo Chai Chin
Mar 5, 2011

SINGAPORE - Residents in the fast-growing Sengkang and Punggol areas will be served by a new hospital and an additional polyclinic.

Opening in 2020, the Sengkang hospital - which will likely have between 500 and 600 beds - will be the third new hospital to be up-and-running in a decade, following the opening of Khoo Teck Puat Hospital last year and the scheduled opening of the Jurong Hospital in 2014.

On Friday, Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan announced substantial investments in the healthcare infrastructure, including a S$50-million upgrade of polyclinics at Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Geylang, Tampines and Yishun over the next five years. A new polyclinic will also be built in Punggol.

On the new hospital in Sengkang - which will have a community hospital adjoining it - Mr Khaw said he has tasked SingHealth to assemble a "young outstanding team" to take charge of the project and will "challenge them" to …

Punggol PCN (Park Connector Network)

Punggol Sea Sports Club

A quiet neighbourhood in the northeastern part of Singapore, Punggol has transformed itself into a new residential community. The Punggol area was once dotted with farmhouses, rearing poultry, pig and fish farming, as well as plantations.

Much of Punggol is populated with young couples settling into newly built public housing flats. With new urban developments, the estate is now busier with shopping malls and better transportation options.

Take a trip to Punggol Beach and experience the quiet life, freedom and nature on the clean beach.

The beach brings back grim memories to older generations because during the World War II in 1942, 400 Chinese civilians were massacred by the Japanese soldiers. Located at Punggol Point, this place is also known as Punggol Beach Massacre. The location has been marked as a national heritage site.

Engage in challenging water sports such as the wakeboarding and boating. Wakeboarding activities started in Singapore only in mid 1990s and became more popular …

Popeyes Opens In Punggol!

Popeyes serves chicken products in mild and spicy flavors and offers sides such as Cajun fries, mashed potatoes with Cajun-style gravy and Cajun rice. They are now opened in Tebing Lane, off Punggol East Road! 
10 Tebing Lane #01-05
Singapore 828836

Opening Hours
Mon to Thu: 10:00 - 22:00
PH: 10:00 - 22:00
Fri to Sat: 10:00 - 23:00
Eve of PH: 10:00 - 23:00

Punggol Reservoir

As a small island that doesn't have natural aquifers and lakes and with little land to collect rainwater, Singapore needs to maximise whatever it can harvest.

Currently, Singapore uses two separate systems to collect rainwater and used water. Rainwater is collected through a comprehensive network of drains, canals, rivers and stormwater collection ponds before it is channelled to Singapore's 17 reservoirs for storage. This makes Singapore one of the few countries in the world to harvest urban stormwater on a large scale for its water supply.

The newest reservoirs are Punggol and Serangoon Reservoirs which are our 16th and 17th reservoirs. By 2011, the water catchment area has increased from half to two-thirds of Singapore’s land surface with the completion of the Marina, Punggol and Serangoon reservoirs.

With all the major estuaries already dammed to create reservoirs, PUB aims to harness water from the remaining streams and rivulets near the shoreline using technology that ca…

Punggol LRT map