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Yio Chu Kang

Introduction

Yio Chu Kang located in the northeastern part of Singapore is a sub-urban area located in the north-eastern part of Singapore. Yio Chu Kang town is filled with HDB flats, condominiums and other recreational facilities. There are also several industrial buildings around. It is named after the previous Yio Chu Kang Village. It is part of the Ang Mo Kio Grc since 1991.Other nearby towns include Ang Mo Kio and Serangoon.

Transportation: Modes of transportation are made easy via Yio Chu Kang Mrt station and the numerous bus services available. Major expressway like SLE and CTE will allow vehicle owners easy access to many parts of Singapore. Driving to Orchard shopping district will take you about 20-25 minutes.

Recreational facilities in the neighborhood include he Grassroots Club, Yio Chu Kang Squash and Tennis Centre, Yio Chu Kang Community Centre, Seletar Reservoir and Yio Chu Kang Swimming Complex.

Shopping Malls: AMK Hub, NEX and Junction 8. Driving to Orchard shopping district will take you about 20 to 25 minutes. Or you can head across the causeway to Malaysia for other retail options. In Yio Chu Kang there are also retail shops, supermarkets, provision shops, salons and many more to cater for all your needs.

The nearest supermarkets are Sheng Siong Supermarket at 22 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 and NTUC Fairprice at 2761 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 5.

Restaurants: Foodies can head towards the famous eateries and restaurants at Ang Mo Kio Central, Serangoon and Casuarina Road.

Education: Nearest primary educational institutions include Anderson Primary School, Mayflower Primary School, St Nicholas Girls’ Primary School, Jing Shan Primary School, Da Qiao Primary School, Ang Mo Kio Primary School and Teck Ghee Primary School.

The Secondary Schools in the neighborhood include Deyi Secondary School, Mayflower Secondary School, Yio Chu Kang Secondary School, Anderson Secondary School and Ang Mo Kio Secondary School. Tertiary Educational schools include Nanyang Polytechnic and Anderson Junior College.

Healthcare: For medical consult, you can head to nearby General Practitioner Clinics, Yishun and ang Mo KioPolyclinic, Thye Hua Kwan hospital and Khoo Teck Phuat Hospital.

Places of worship: These include Swee Kow Kuan Temple at 46 Ang Mo Kio Street 61, Longxuyuan Jinshuiguan Temple at 4 Ang Mo Kio Street 63, Covenant Presbyterian Church at 5209 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 and Masjid Al-Muttaqin Mosque at 5140 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6.

Did you know?

1.The longest distance between Mrt stations in Singapore is between Yio Chu Kang and Khatib Mrt stations.

2. Seletar Airport is a civilian airport which opens 24 hours a day. It is currently managed by Changi Airport Group. It was operational from 1928 as a flying Air Force Station and was Singapore’s first airport. Currently it is only used for chartered flights and training purposes. Currently the Singapore Flying College, Seletar Flying Club, Singapore Youth Flying Club and Republic of Singapore Flying Club are all located here.