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'Venice of Punggol' opens

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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.

Optional:
▪ 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.