Located in the heart of Gelang, The Antares Condo is located along Mattar Road in the south, District 13, Singapore, experiencing comfort and convenience surrounded by interesting utilities.
Base on the background to The Antares Condo Master Plan, the development will comprise 250 unique residential units, ranging from 1 to 4-bedroom with a wonderful layout, the contemporaneous developed by the joint venture of reputable Singapore-listed developers: TA Corp owns 20% shares, Keong Hong Holdings owns 35%, and Hock Lian Seng owns 45%.
Regional traffic is enhanced by major roads such as Upper Paya Lebar Road, Kallang Paya-Lebar Highway and Pan Island Highway along with other routes. Located just off Mattar Road The Antares enjoys excellent connectivity with other parts of the district. Residents of this area can expect comfortable travel through various bus and subway stations such as Mattar MRT, Aljunied MRT and Macpherson MRT, a few minutes walk from Antares.
These facilities and employment centers will be developed according to demand. The detailed planning and implementation of plans for each the town is a joint effort of many government agencies.
WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR IN GEYLANG AND MARINE PARADE!
Located at the city fringe, Geylang and Marine Parade are well-established residential areas, where good food, amenities and familiar heritage precincts are within easy reach. Residents can soon look forward to more community facilities, recreational and commercial oﬀerings, and also opportunities to work nearer to home. With the completion of the Thomson-East Coast Line (TEL), the area will become more connected than ever.
HOW OUR TOWNS ARE PLANNED
Our towns are planned to be liveable and self-sufficient, with easily accessible shops, health care, schools, community facilities and parks. Commercial nodes, industrial estates and business parks within or nearby the town, also help to provide nearer job opportunities for residents.
Elderly residents of the area can be assured of convenient eldercare with a new facility scheduled to be completed in 2022 - oﬀering a nursing home, centre-based custodial day care, day rehabilitation and home-based care services.
Dakota Crescent will be rejuvenated with the injection of new public housing, alongside the retention of familiar landmark such as the Dove playground.
NEW MRT STATIONS
There will be new MRT stations at Katong Park, Tanjong Katong, Marine Parade and Marine Terrace, which will be completed by 2023.
PAYA LEBAR CENTRAL AND GEYLANG SERAI
More residents can fnd jobs nearer to home with new commercial developments at Paya Lebar Central. There is also a new community civic and cultural centre, the Wisma Geylang Serai, which serves as the heart of the Geylang Serai Precinct. With stakeholders coming together, there are plans to enliven and strengthen the cultural identity of the precinct through placemaking.
UPGRADING OF MOUNTBATTEN CC
Mountbatten CC will be redeveloped to complement future housing and better serve residents.
EAST COAST PARK IMPROVEMENT WORKS
Visitors to East Coast Park can now enjoy attractions like the recently reopened Raintree Cove. They can also look forward to a new Cyclist Park and a vertical playground with a lookout tower at the former Big Splash by 2020.
GEYLANG & MARINE PARADE
Located at the city fringe, Geylang and Marine Parade are both well developed and highly accessible residential areas with a rich heritage. Residents can expect new and enhanced facilities, better transport connectivity and more opportunities to work near home.
How towns are planned
Our towns are planned with a comprehensive range of facilities to meet the needs of current and future residents. These include housing, shops, schools, libraries, sports facilities, community clubs and parks – all important in ensuring a liveable, self-sufficient town. The facilities are carefully distributed across each town to ensure good accessibility, supported by an efficient transport network. Most towns also have commercial nodes and other employment centers such as industrial estates and business parks within the town or nearby, to provide job opportunities close to homes. These facilities and employment centers will be developed according to demand. The detailed planning and implementation of plans for each the town is a joint effort of many government agencies.
Housing: Better living through a better environment
With a good range of amenities and proximity to the city and East Coast Park, Geylang, and Marine Parade are highly popular housing locations.
Future residents will have more choices as these two mature towns get rejuvenated in the coming years. More facilities will also be added to serve the needs of the growing community:
- A new civic center, Wisma Geylang Serai, will be developed within the Geylang Serai precinct by 2017 to house a mix of community, cultural and arts-related facilities
- A future nursing home at Geylang East Central will be built to meet the needs of our elderly
- More retail options will be available at Paya Lebar Central
Leisure: New reasons to be outdoors
Those living in Geylang and Marine Parade do not have to travel far for their daily dose of the outdoors. Not only do they have East Coast Park within easy reach, they also have access to a number of smaller parks and an extensive network of park connectors. By 2030, most residents will be living within just 400m of a park or park connector as greening efforts continue:
- More neighbourhood parks will be provided at various locations
- A new park connector will be built between the Paya Lebar and Eunos MRT stations, with a future extension towards Geylang River
Other developments that will further promote outdoor activities include:
- An expansion of the cycling network
- Improvements at Geylang River under PUB’s Active, Beautiful, Clean (ABC) Waters programme. For instance, the existing concrete canal from Dunman Road to Guillemard Road will be enhanced with more greenery and new communal spaces
- The upgrading of Haig Walk under the Estate Upgrading Programme (EUP)
Transport: Quicker ways to travel
Residents in Geylang and Marine Parade can expect smoother and faster journeys with the following enhancements to the roads and public transport network:
- The Downtown Line will have 3 new MRT stations serving the Geylang area by 2017, namely Mattar, MacPherson and Ubi. MacPherson will also be an interchange station connecting with the Circle Line
- The Eastern Region Line (understudy), expected to be completed by 2020, will give a tremendous boost to the public transport connectivity of Marine Parade and slash travel times to the city and Changi
- Ongoing road widening works along Sims Way, Mountbatten Road and Fort Road will support the upcoming development in the area
- A new vehicular underpass at the junction of Sims Way and Mountbatten Road will facilitate the flow of traffic exiting Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) towards the city and the Sports Hub
Economy: Nurturing a growth centre and creating jobs
New commercial developments will continue to come onstream over the next few years, offering exciting opportunities for new businesses and bringing jobs closer to homes.
Many new developments will be sprouting up in and around Paya Lebar Central, a new sub-regional centre. A number of projects are already underway, including the Workforce Development Agency’s (WDA) Continuing Education and Training (CET) Campus East, Paya Lebar Square and One KM. A future commercial development has also been made available at Tanjong Katong Road/Sims Avenue.
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