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  Punggol New Town - Print Article
Punggol was also known for its sumptuous seafood and boatels that provided services like docking and renting of boats for boating, water-skiing and skin-diving lessons.
It is bounded by Sungei Serangoon to the east, Tampines Expressway to the south, Sungei Punggol to the west, Selat Johor and Serangoon Harbour to the north.
Punggol's attractiveness as a residential town will be enhanced, with 14% of the land set aside for open space and recreational use and 12% retained as waterbody.
library.thinkquest.org /C006891/punggolprint.html   (820 words)

  Town Attractions - Punggol
It is bounded by Sungei Serangoon to the east, Tampines Expressway to the south (bordering Sengkang Town), Sungei Punggol to the west (bordering Pasir Ris New Town), Selat Johor and Serangoon Harbour to the north.
The town is also served by the Punggol LRT network comprising of two loops that serve the housing areas and one spur line which serves the residential developments and recreational nodes north of the semi-expressway.
Punggol Park, located at the junction of Hougang Avenue 8 and 10, was developed with the theme "Family Leisure", with many facilities for both young and old in the family.
www.hougangtown.com /town_punggol.htm   (864 words)

 Analysis & Reports - Punggol New Town
A check into what Punggol was famous for in the past and its change in people and places from the past till now.
Details everything from planning proposal and its location to the vision for Punggol 21 as in the Planning Report 1998.
Being mostly undeveloped yet, Punggol has yet to have a major Town Centre of its own.
library.thinkquest.org /C006891/punggol.html   (71 words)

 punggol   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Punggol, or Ponggol, is a neighbourhood in northeastern Singapore.
Presently, much of Punggol is undeveloped, although plans to turn the area into a residential new town under the "Punggol 21" initiative have begun to take place in the south-eastern parts of the area bordering neighbouring Sengkang.
The Punggol area used to be a well-established rural district dotted with farmhouses and farm structures, which were serviced by roads and dirt tracks.
www.mytouristtravel.com /wiki/?title=Punggol   (664 words)

 Terry Farrell | Punggol Station   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Punggol station is located in the centre of Punggol 21 which, when realised, will be a new high density town, a model housing estate for the 21st Century, including designer styled contemporary homes, with waterfront shops, restaurants and entertainment facilities.
This idea is visually reinforced when viewing the station from either the north or the south as the vent shafts and cooling towers rise up and are contained within curved metallic enclosures, separating the future LRT platform and the adjoining viaduct structure.
The station interior finishes are in a monochromatic palette which include polished and honed granite, metal wall panelling, stainless steel and glass which provides a perfect surrounding for the incorporation of art work of intense colours and wonderful textures in fused glass, which are especially striking against the context of the station's clean futuristic architecture.
www.terryfarrell.co.uk /projects/moving/mov_punggol.html   (313 words)

 Punggol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Historically, Punggol was populated mostly by Teochews and Catholics.
Punggol is also popular for water skiing, skin diving and boating.
Punggol 21 - A waterfront town of the 21st Century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Punggol   (812 words)

 Ang Mo Kio Town - SgWiki
Ang Mo Kio New Town is the seventh New Town to be built in Singapore.
Further improvements made to the town are still in the process under the HDB and the Town Councils established in the various housing estates on the island..
The town itself is served by the Central Expressway, providing the fastest link from the town to the rest of the island on the expressway network.
www.sgwiki.com /wiki/Ang_Mio_Kio   (2582 words)

 Welcome to Punggol Secondary School
This new building, costing 4 million dollars, was fully sponsored by private businessmen and organisations.
Pei Dao Secondary School was re-named Punggol Secondary School when it was relocated to Punggol new town in 2001.
Punggol Secondary School will continue to shine as a beacon of truth and wisdom and will be the model school in Punggol new town.
www.punggolsec.moe.edu.sg /history.htm   (205 words)

Punggol (Ponggol) estate, is in the north-east region of Singapore.
Bounded by three rivers, the Sungei Punggol, the Sungei Serangoon and the New River, the new Punggol Town would sit between nearby Coney Island and the mainland.
The entire area, north-east of Singapore, is bounded by Sungei Serangoon to the east, Tampines Expressway to the south, Sungei Punggol to the west, Selat Johor and Serangoon Harbour to the north, and covers an area of approximately 957 ha.
infopedia.nlb.gov.sg /details/SIP_719_2005-01-18.html   (119 words)

 Profile of Singapore
In Punggol 21 the neighborhoods have 1,200 to 2,800 residential units with a common green area and a pedestrian friendly environment.
Further recreational facilities will be available to the town on an island park connected to the town by a pedestrian and cycling friendly bridge.
Punggol 21 is Singapore's first centerpiece town to demonstrate what its wealthy, centrally organized society can offer in the 21st century.
www.realtor.org /intlprof.nsf/92bfc17e61d4b65086256811004d5632/67281fb3b52ca29186256810006819b9?OpenDocument   (1490 words)

 Singapore Paranormal Investigators
The Punggol seaside bungalow, built in 1921/22 as a weekend retreat for the Cashin family, will be restored and conserved as a landmark and put to community use in Punggol New Town.
The house is within a short walking distance from Punggol 21 and, for those old enough to remember, off that narrow winding road that led to those great Punggol Point seafood eateries.
Together with the Housing Board, the URA developed plans for Punggol (including Punggol 21) to be a waterfront town.
www.spi.com.sg /spi_files/punggol_kampong_house/main.htm   (1092 words)

 NE-CDC :: Spring Online
MP For Pasir Ris-Punggol, Charles Chong, recently opened OCBC Bank's first branch in Punggol Plaza saying he was delighted at the bank's initiative to be the first bank to set up service in Punggol New Town.
As our Town expands and starts attracting other facilities, OCBC Bank will always be remembered as the first bank to heed the needs of the community in Punggol," he said.
In the Punggol fire - the size of four football fields - fl smoke engulfed the area near the Oasis LRT station and the mostly unoccupied housing blocks nearby.
www.northeast.org.sg /spring_marapr2005/SPRINGBOARD/springboard1.html   (308 words)

 Punggol and Sengkang - TPE : Singapore   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Punggol (previously known as Ponggol) is Singapore new model for future towns.
Punggol has the added advantage of being close to the sea and therefore will be much sought after town.
Punggol has a 15km long waterfrontage with sandy beach and a quiet getaway.
sg.pagenation.com /210429.page   (127 words)

 BuzzMachine: News Archives
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 Punggol New Town - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kampong Punggol, which was located in the vicinity of the Punggol Jetty, was believed to have existed 200 years ago, even before Sir Stamford Raffles founded Singapore.
In Malay, Punggol (also spelled Ponggol), means hurling sticks at the branches of fruit trees to bring the fruits down to the ground.
Punggol was also known for its sumptuous seafood and boatels that provided services like docking and renting of boats for boating, water-skiing and skin-diving lessons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Punggol_New_Town   (381 words)

 SKMC Website
The Sengkang Town today,is situated north of Hougang Town is developed into a modern LRT town with an efficient transportation network, good riverine view and comprehensive facilities to serve the residents.
New commercial centres in Sengkang and Punggol with shopping, dining and entertainment facilities, including a new sports complex, a community club is in the plan.
New waterfront parks, such as the one proposed at the Lower Seletar Reservoir, could be opened up to bring people closer to our scenic waterbodies.
www.skmc.org.sg /aboutchurch/sengkang.html   (1102 words)

 15th Singapore General Election Encyclopedia Article @ USAElectionNews.com (USA Election News)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
NEW YORK'S 15TH DISTRICT blankets the northernmost tip of...
There were forty-seven candidates standing for election with ten new candidates facing the opposition.
This electoral map shows the result of the election with the PAP winning 82 of the 84 seats.
www.usaelectionnews.com /encyclopedia/15th_Singapore_general_election   (1440 words)

 Land Transport Authority - What's New :: Content
To improve the accessibility to and within Sengkang and Punggol New Towns, the LTA embarked on a $23.3 million project involving the construction of a pair of flyovers at the TPE/Sengkang East Road Interchange and TPE/Sengkang East Drive in March 2001.
Residents have seen improved traffic flow to and within Sengkang and Punggol New Towns, as the flyovers and the various slip roads at this interchange were progressively opened as soon as they were ready for use.
A new slip road from TPE (PIE bound) to Punggol Road was opened to replace EXIT 9.
app.lta.gov.sg /corp_press_content.asp?start=996   (302 words)

 TODAYonline   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the late 1990s when the MND proposed the development of Punggol estate and was out to get people excited about it, it had projected the estate as a 21st-century town integrated with many components of modern living, embracing innovation in the planning and design of public housing.
The residents were told that the town is not populated enough to warrant such amenities.
If the Government is still committed to its initial plans to transform Punggol, I am sure that with a concerted effort, in nine months or less we could choose a masterplan for Punggol, and the transformation of Punggol could happen as quickly as the Marina Bay project.
www.todayonline.com /articles/141242print.asp   (527 words)

 Punggol Bus Interchange - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Punggol Bus Interchange (Chinese: 榜鵝临时巴士转换站) is a temporary bus interchange in Punggol Place, and immediately adjacent to the Punggol MRT Station.
Initially, the only service to serve Punggol New Town, service 83, terminated and looped at a temporary bus stop directly underneath Punggol LRT Station, before being amended to terminate at the temporary bus interchange when it was opened.
With the opening of the interchange, Punggol Road End Bus Terminal was closed, and the only bus route, SBS Transit's service 82, was rerouted with the opening of the North East MRT Line.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Punggol_Bus_Interchange   (235 words)

 New HDB Complexes in Singapore
Situated in the north side of Singapore island, the Punggol New Town is a very popular HDB apartment district with newly married couples.
In the town area, you will find a lot of lovely amenities like shopping complexes, coffee shops and other trappings of modern life that we cannot live without.
Sengkang, like Punggol, is a very ‘new’ HDB town and provides well for modern couples who are newly married.
www.best-singapore-vacation.com /new-hdb-complexes-in-singapore.html   (440 words)

Located at Punggol, Matilda House was built in 1902 for Mr Joseph Cashin whose family history in Singapore can be traced back to the early 1840s.
The tropical style of the building is accentuated through its architectural features such as open verandahs, raised floors and the use of timber framed lattice and louvres to permit cross breezes.
As the only remaining historical bungalow in Punggol, the conservation of Matilda House will serve as a significant landmark for the future Punggol new town and as a reminder of "old Punggol".
www.ura.gov.sg /skyline/skyline02/skyline02-01/text/skylineP4c.html   (141 words)

 yax-491 Road names as markers of history
Then there followed a longish period through the 1970s and a little beyond when a large number of new towns were built, from Bedok and Tampines in the east, to Clementi, Ghim Moh and Jurong in the west.
But you should note that even when a new town had a name originating from Chinese, the tendency was to use the most common dialect pronunciation.
Other recent new towns, such as Choa Chu Kang and Yew Tee, have similarly retained their dialect names, and have even retained the way they have traditionally been written, with spaces between syllables.
www.yawningbread.org /arch_2005/yax-491.htm   (3505 words)

 Singapore Photo Gallery
Photographs of the journey along the famous Punggol Road located at the Sengkang area as it heads from the housing estate of Sengkang New Town to the beautiful open countryside of Punggol and finally to the seaside area along the Straits of Johor.
There is a very beautiful place called Punggol Park located at the crossroad between Hougang New Town and Punggol New Town adjacent to the beginning of Punggol Road.
The highlight of Punggol Park is the tranquil pond, with long and slender water plants along its banks.
www.geocities.com /meesiam99/spore.htm   (747 words)

 Punggol Things To Do - Travel Guides - VirtualTourist.com
Near the end of Punggol Road leading to the Straits of Johor, there is a Punggol Marina where the surrounding areas are very relaxing, breezy and some local people like to drive there to the beach.
Punggol and Sengkang used to be farming areas in Singapore, but now there is a big housing estate there with lots of residential flats, shopping centres etc. If you want to visit this area, you can take the MRT sub-way system northeast line all the way to Sengkang station.
The Punggol Marina located near the end of the Punggol Road is a prominent landmark in this area offers local members a place to store their boats, sails, yachtes etc. There is a nice beach located next to the marina as well as a big plot of grassland to do some simple walking.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Singapore/Punggol-1495706/Things_To_Do-Punggol-BR-1.html   (392 words)

 Punggol.sg : Your Community Forum - History
The marking of the Punggol beach massacre site was part of a series organised in 1995 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the end of World War II.
As the only remaining historical bungalow in Punggol, the conservation of Matilda House will serve as a significant landmark for the future Punggol new town and as a reminder of "old Punggol".
In the 1970s to early 1990s, Punggol was used for agriculture and there were a number of pig farms located there.
www.punggol.sg /history.htm   (1445 words)

 Property owners left with jaded dreams: STAR
IRED by the government’s vision of a new 21st century, waterfront town at Punggol, Kenneth Ho Kan Ping queued up for five years before moving into his brand new flat in 2003.
Designed for the new lifestyle of young Singaporeans, especially those who love water-sports, it was to comprise 96,000 HDB units.
There are three or four other new townships with the same problem, block after block of eerily empty flats.
www.singapore-window.org /sw05/050911st.htm   (863 words)

 Punggol.org - Place To Be
Punggol Gardens RC is organizing Senior Citizens' Block Party cum Karaoke Night at Blk 160 Multi Purpose Hall on 24 November from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.
If you have any pictures of a day in Punggol, you can share it with your fellow residents at Punggol.org.
Pictures posted are exclusive to Punggol.org and should not be used without webmaster's permission.
www.punggol.org   (187 words)

 Acidophilus notes | 14:21   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jurong West New Town is the largest new town in the western part of Singapore.
Built by the Housing and Development Board, it incorporates several older estates as well as those built by the Jurong Town Corporation, such as Boon Lay Estate and Taman Gardens.
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 TODAYonline   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the 1997 election, then-Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong had told residents of the hotly-contested Cheng San constituency that their vote for the PAP would mean the realisation of Punggol 21 — a model waterfront town.
Mr Teo said that in the past five years, Punggol 21 has seen developments such as the opening of the North-East Line, more bus services, new schools, and a mall — "all paced with the development of the town".
As more people move into the young town, amenities that depend on commercial viability such as a waterfront village and beach chalets will sprout, he said.
www.todayonline.com /articles/116526.asp   (275 words)

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