District 05

Buona Vista, Pasir Panjang, Clementi

District 05 is populated with many famous educational institutions, ranging from primary to tertiary institutes. The areas included in District 05 are Buona Vista, Dover, Pasir Panjang and West Coast.

Overview

District 05 – An education and tertiary learning hub with plenty of amenities comprising of the Bouna Vista, Clementi and Pasir Panjang areas.
Although not considered as one of the prime districts in Singapore, District 5 is a popular address for local homebuyers because of its proximity to good schools and easy access to the CBD. Take a walk along the streets in District 5 and you’ll find many young families with school-going children in their uniforms.

Perfect For

Families, Foreign students, Professionals, Retirees those who want to live near choice educational institutes. Expats working in Buona Vista.

Lifestyle Vibes

Blend of private residences with a mix of some of the most desirable mature HDB estates. Plentiful, quality food joints and cafes.

The Market

Private property prices in the area are rising steadily ahead of their aging (but still considerably costly) HDB counterparts.

Fall In Love With

Convenience and Accessibility, awesome spread of amenities, cheap eateries & diverse community of residents.

District 05

Clementi has a large variety of shops and hawker stalls. Students can get affordable tertiary textbooks at the Clementi Bookshop in the Clementi Town Centre. During the first quarter of 2009, a 4-level shopping complex “CityVibe” was opened opposite the MRT station.

Near Pasir Panjang, there are 24-hour restaurants such as Fong Seng nasi lemak, Niqqi’s The Cheese Prata Shop and the takeaway food store, Ai-Takeaway. Students from National University of Singapore often frequent these late-night restaurants.

Security and order is assured as there is the Singapore Police ‘D’ Divisional Headquarters at Clementi Avenue 5. In addition, there is a fire station off Commonwealth Avenue West.

In the West Coast of Singapore, there stands West Coast Plaza, a neighbourhood shopping centre. It was known as Ginza Plaza in 1993 and was closed in 2007 for renovations. In November 2008, it was re-opened and renamed as West Coast Plaza. In the central area of West Coast, there is a HDB estate with a Neighbourhood Centre that comprises of a Market & Food Centre, shophouses, a temple as well as the West Coast Community Centre. Health-conscious people can exercise at Clementi Stadium, Clementi Swimming Complex and parks like West Coast Park and Clementi Woods. Children may also enjoy the varous playgrounds scattered all over the HDB estates.

As District 05 is an educational hub, here is a list of schools and colleges in the vicinity.

Amenities

Previously named World Trade Centre, HarbourFront Centre is known by its current name since 2003 when the mall was renovated. It is a shopping complex located at Maritime Square, Telok Blangah, Bukit Merah Planning Area. It is part of the development called HarbourFront which is connected to Vivocity, a new and massive mall. HarbourFront Centre is connected to the HarbourFront MRT Station. The Singapore Cruise Centre is located within the building. Across Telok Blangah Road is the HarbourFront Bus Interchange. Within HarbourFront Centre is a ferry terminal that provides ferry services to Batam and other ports in Indonesia.

Education

Primary Schools

  • Fairfield Methodist Primary School

Secondary Schools

  • Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)
  • Fairfield Methodist Secondary School
  • Nan Hua High School
  • New Town Secondary School
  • NUS High School of Mathematics and Science

Higher Institutions of Learning

  • National University of Singapore (NUS) (Kent Ridge)
  • Singapore Polytechnic
  • Anglo-Chinese Junior College
  • ITE College West (Clementi Campus)
  • ITE College West (Dover Campus)
  • INSEAD

International schools

  • Dover Court Preparatory School
  • Japanese Secondary School (Clementi)
  • Norwegian Supplementary School
  • United World College of South East Asia

Other education institutions

  • Ministry of Education (Singapore)

Transportation

The Clementi MRT Station and Dover MRT Station provide Mass Railway Transit Services to all destinations in Singapore.

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