Who’s it suitable for?
West Ridges @ Bukit Batok is a perfect HDB project if you are looking for:
- Multigenerational family housing in Bukit Batok
- Spacious unit layouts including 2-, 3-, 4-, and 5-room flats
- Lush greenery around the development
- Proximity to Tengah Park MRT Station (300m)
West Ridges @ Bukit Batok is near the upcoming Tengah Park MRT Station on the Jurong Region Line (JRL) Phase 2 expected to operate by 2028. The new station is located opposite the international school Dulwich College, which is about a 4-minute walk from the HDB complex. It shares a similar walking distance with the neighbouring development West Valley @ Bukit Batok.
In the meantime, Bukit Batok MRT Station along the North-South Line (NSL) is the nearest station and is accessible via a quick bus ride from West Ridges. One stop from Bukit Batok is Jurong East MRT Station which also connects to the East-West Line (EWL).
Got your vehicle? Major roads and expressways such as Bukit Batok Road and the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) nearby give drivers convenient access to the city centre and other parts of Singapore. Raffles Place, for instance, is a 30-minute drive via the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE).
Other than various facilities within the HDB complex, residents of West Ridges would be spoiled daily with all the public amenities around Bukit Batok and Jurong East neighbourhoods. This newly MOP-ed HDB near Tengah can also be a great option if you miss the BTO 2023 exercises. You will have no trouble running errands – from schools to shopping centres and healthcare facilities are within easy reach.
Shopping Centres Near West Ridges @ Bukit Batok
You can find the West Mall shopping mall next to Bukit Batok MRT Station. It boasts a wide variety of stores, a library, a cinema, a supermarket, and a post office. West Ridges residents can buy almost everything they need in this shopping mall.
On top of that, one train ride away is Westgate Mall and JEM. These shopping malls in Jurong are accessible via J-Walk, an elevated pedestrian network connecting Jurong East MRT to nearby developments.
Hawker Centres Near West Ridges @ Bukit Batok
Bukit Batok is fast becoming a foodie’s destination, especially for hawker food. Bukit Batok Street 11 Food Centre has a good mix of stalls, and Hokkien Mee Ngoh Hiang is a must-visit since 2012.
Another local favourite is the S-11 Bukit Batok Food House, located next to Bukit Batok MRT. It is one of the most reliable food centres in Bukit Batok since 1993. If you are just moving in and you ask your neighbours where to grab good food, they would often refer to this hawker centre!
Schools Near West Ridges @ Bukit Batok
Within a 2km radius, there are 8 primary schools including Jurong Primary, Princess Elizabeth, and the popular St. Anthony's Primary School. Higher education is also available. For example, Millennia Institute, Dulwich College, and the Singapore Hotel and Tourism Education Centre (SHATEC) are close to West Ridges @ Bukit Batok.
Libraries Near West Ridges @ Bukit Batok
Located 1.8 kilometres away, Bukit Batok Public Library covers an area of 1,276 square metres and is situated within the famous West Mall Shopping Centre. The most extensive collection in this library is the Children’s English books, both in fiction and non-fiction, followed by English books for Adults.
As for the clubs, one of the highlights is the Heartland Book Club which was formed in 2005. It is open to all reading enthusiasts, with one of the highlights of the club is that it invites local and foreign authors to discuss their books and enrich the club members’ literary experience.
On top of that, Bukit Batok Public Library is the first library to introduce the Electronic Library Management System (ELIMS). It allows automated and instantaneous book borrowing and instant book returns via book drop at any public library in Singapore.
Sports Centres Near West Ridges @ Bukit Batok
Residents with an active lifestyle will enjoy numerous sports centres near West Ridges HDB. Bukit Gombak Sports Hall and Bukit Batok Swimming Complex are located just a short drive from the development. Alternatively, head a bit further to Jurong East Sports Centre - the swimming complex in Jurong East is the first to offer a lazy river, wave pool, and fun slides at an affordable rate.
Parks Near West Ridges @ Bukit Batok
Living in the Bukit Batok neighbourhood, you would never catch yourself losing touch with nature. Head down to Bukit Batok Nature Park, which features stunning views and crystal-clear waters. Here, you can get that peaceful nature walk you desire, providing an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and just soak in the serene atmosphere within the park.
You can have a stroll on the meandering footpaths that run through the secondary forest and admire the beauty of the lush greenery. Alternatively, run on the park’s undulating terrain for an invigorating workout or hike through the woods while enjoying the beautiful surroundings.
Bukit Batok Town Park has 42 hectares of parkland. It is known as Little Guilin or Xiao Guilin among the locals; the park is attractively landscaped so that you can walk beside the lake. Two dome-shaped shelters give you a fantastic view of the tranquil lake. It is popular with shutterbugs and wedding couples.
Places of Worship Near West Ridges @ Bukit Batok
You won’t have to travel too far to find places of worship near West Ridges. There are several churches within the vicinity, with Bukit Batok Presbyterian Church being the nearest one. For Muslims, Masjid Ar-Raudhah and Masjid Al Mukminin are both 2.5 kilometres from the HDB complex.
Sattha Punchaniyaram Buddhist Temple and Guilin Combined Temple along Bukit Batok West Ave 8 are located close by. Sri Arulmigu Murugan Temple, a Hindu temple, is also a short drive from West Ridges.
Hospitals Near West Ridges @ Bukit Batok
There are several medical clinics near West Ridges @ Bukit Batok. These include District Clinic Bukit Batok (850m) and Yeo Clinic (1.3km). However, in case of an emergency, residents can drive for about 10 minutes to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital at Jurong East.
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital is part of integrated development with the adjoining Jurong Community Hospital. Patients will benefit from the co-management of doctors from both hospitals and integrated medical records and treatment plans.