Who’s it suitable for?
Keat Hong Crest is a perfect HDB project if you are looking for:
- Multigenerational family housing in Choa Chu Kang
- Spacious layouts including 3, 4 and 5-room flats
- Public housing right next to Keat Hong Woods
- Tranquil environment with expansive green parks around
- Close proximity to Keat Hong LRT Station
Located along Choa Chu Kang Avenue 1, Keat Hong Crest is a kilometre away from Keat Hong LRT station on the Bukit Panjang LRT Line (BPLRT). This LRT line links directly to Bukit Panjang MRT Station along the Downtown Line (DTL) and Choa Chu Kang MRT Station along the North-South Line (NSL).
Seamless connectivity around the island is also enhanced with the upcoming Jurong Region Line (JRL), accessible at the nearby Choa Chu Kang West MRT Station. Commuters should be able to get to the CBD in 40 minutes via public transport. As for drivers, it only takes about 20 to 25 minutes to drive to the CBD and Orchard Road Shopping District via Ayer Rajah Expressway or Pan Island Expressway.
Jurong Region Line (JRL)
The western part of Singapore will soon be served by the new Jurong Region Line (JRL). Phase 1 of the island’s seventh MRT line will cover a total of 10 stations, connecting the Choa Chu Kang area to Boon Lay and Tawas.
Jurong Region Line takes a big part in supporting the mass development of the Jurong area. It is set to be the largest commercial hub other than the Central Business District. Places of interest around Jurong such as Jurong Industrial Estate, Jurong Innovation District, and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) will be seamlessly connected with one another.
One of the major reasons that make Keat Hong Crest a suitable home for families is that many public amenities are available in the surrounding. Particularly for public transport, you may want to check Keat Hong Mirage which is located closer to Keat Hong MRT Station.
Keat Hong Crest is also located right next to the greenery of Keat Hong Woods, giving residents a more tranquil environment compared to the neighbouring HDB developments.
Shopping Centres Near Keat Hong Crest
Keat Hong Shopping Centre is only 600 metres away from the HDB complex, allowing residents to get groceries and run daily errands conveniently. Moreover, a wider range of retail options is available at the nearby six-storey Lot One Mall.
Suppose you prefer to use public transport, Lot One is easily accessible from Keat Hong LRT Station – the mall is located right next to Choa Chu Kang Interchange Station. Other than the two shopping centres, you can also find Junction 10 and Hillion Mall just a short drive away from Keat Hong Crest.
Here is a list of shopping centres within a 3-kilometre radius of the HDB complex:
- Keat Hong Shopping Centre (600m)
- Lot One Shopping Mall (1.9km)
- Junction 10 (2.6km)
- Hillion Mall (3km)
Hawker Centres Near Keat Hong Crest
There are at least 4 food centres within a 3-kilometre radius of Keat Hong Crest. Choa Chu Kang Hawker Centre is the nearest one, located only 550 metres from the HDB complex. You can find your regular fix at affordable prices here.
Food Junction at 21 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 can also be a great option when you feel like having a hearty meal. Located within the Lot One Mall, Food Junction offers both local and western food. It is definitely the right food centre to go to when you want to get some tasty burgers instead of fish ball noodles or wonton mee.
Here is a list of food centres near Keat Hong Crest:
- Blk 253 Choa Chu Kang Market & Food Centre (550m)
- Food Junction at 21 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 (2km)
- Meng Soon Huat Food Centre (2.8km)
- Senja Hawker Centre (3km)
Schools Near Keat Hong Crest
Chua Chu Kang Primary School is one of the nearest educational facilities from Keat Hong Crest. Located 850 metres away from the HDB complex, it takes about a 10-minute walk to get there.
ITE College West, a post-secondary education institution and a statutory board under the purview of the Ministry of Education in Singapore, is also located near the HDB complex. You can find schools of all levels in the vicinity of Keat Hong Crest.
Here is a list of nearby schools:
- Kits4Kids Special School (800m)
- Chua Chu Kang Primary School (850m)
- Bukit Panjang Goverment High School (1.2km)
- Concord Primary School (1.3km)
- APSN Delta Senior School (1.5km)
- ITE West College (1.5km)
- South View Primary School (1.6km)
- Chua Chu Kang Secondary School (1.7km)
- My First Skool at Blk 212 Choa Chu Kang (1.8km)
- Teck Whye Primary School (2km)
Libraries Near Keat Hong Crest
You can find Choa Chu Kang Public Library within the Lot One Shopper’s Mall. There is a book dispenser located at level 1 of the mall which allows you to browse a selection of curated books and borrow them conveniently. Choa Chu Kang Public Library itself is located on the 4th and 5th floor of Lot One.
Inspired by nearby farm communities, the library is the first in Singapore to be built around the concept of sustainability and features an indoor garden. Another interesting point of the library is that visitors can experience immersive content by scanning QR codes around the library with their mobile phones – it is a part of Choa Chu Kang’s augmented-reality (AR) learning trail.
Parks Near Keat Hong Crest
Keat Hong Crest is located next to Keat Hong Woods, a cool open space with a nice structure pavilion to relax and enjoy the surrounding scenery. The park also has a playground and fitness corner, allowing residents to do some fun outdoor activities just outside the HDB complex.
Choa Chu Kang Park is also close by. The park is brimming with recreational activities which every member of the family can enjoy. Nature lovers can walk among the remnants of the old fruit tree plantations and explore the nature areas of the park, which even includes a small stream. Home to an array of birds, Choa Chu Kang Park is also a great place for bird lovers to enjoy the symphony of chirps in the early mornings and evenings.
Here is a list of parks around Keat Hong Crest:
- Keat Hong Woods (100m)
- Tembusu Park (900m)
- Keat Hong Park (1.2km)
- Choa Chu Kang Park (1.9km)
- Phoenix Park (2km)
Sports Centres Near Keat Hong Crest
Although the Choa Chu Kang area has its own sports centre, Keat Hong Crest is located relatively closer to Bukit Gombak Sports Centre (2.5km). Bukit Gombak Sports Centre is strategically located beside the Bukit Gombak MRT, and next to the scenic Little Guilin Park. The sports centre brings together a swimming complex, an ActiveSG gym, a sports hall, and Bukit Gombak Stadium.
Places of Worship Neat Keat Hong Crest
Finding religious buildings near Keat Hong Crest is quite easy, with several churches such as Victory Family Church and Yung Kwang Presbyterian Church located within a kilometre radius of the development.
You can also find numerous temples along Teck Whye Lane, such as Chin Long Kong Temple and Chin Long Kong Temple. As for mosques, the nearest one is Majid Al-Khair at 1 Teck Whye Cres. Here is a list of places of worship around Keat Hong Crest for more references:
- Victory Family Church (650m)
- Yung Kwang Presbyterian Church (700m)
- Uttamayanmuni Buddhist Temple (900m)
- Hai Inn Temple (1km)
- Masjid Al-Khair (1.6km)
- Grace Christian Centre (1.6km)
- Methodist Church of The Incarnation (1.8km)
- Leng Hup San Chee Chea Temple (1.9km)
- Chin Long Kong Temple (1.9km)
- Tao Bu Keng Temple (1.9km)
Hospitals Neat Keat Hong Crest
While the nearest big hospital might be St Luke’s Hospital (4.3km) for the elderly sick and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (6.2km), residents of Keat Hong Crest can access healthcare facilities closer to home with numerous medical clinics found in the vicinity. Some of the nearest medical clinics include Woodlands Family Clinic (750m) and OneCare Clinic (1km).