Bukit Batok New City is a new town situated in western Singapore and within the boundaries of the Bukit Batok Planning Place. It is surrounded by Bukit Batok Road, the Pan Island Expressway, along the european advantage of Toh Put personal property, Bukit Batok East Avenue 6, Old Jurong Road, Bukit Timah Road, the north edge of Bukit Batok Characteristics Park, south edge of Hillview estate, east and north edge of Bukit Batok City Town Park and Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 back to Bukit Batok Road.
Bukit Batok had begun the earthworks since 1979 with the first HDB estate comes up at Blk 2xx in 1983, followed by 1xx and 6xx in 1985. The blocks at Bukit Gombak were only completed in 1987, followed by Block 3xx in 1989.
There are two MRT Stations in the Bukit Batok area: Bukit Batok MRT Station and Bukit Gombak MRT Place. The Bukit Batok Bus Change, which is near Bukit Batok MRT station and West Mall, is of moderate size and completely used by SMRT Buses, part of SMRT Organization. The interchange and most of the services were formerly managed by SBS Buses, the precursor of SBS Transit, until 1999/2000; SBS Transit still has a bus depot in Bukit Batok. The following bus services are in operation:
Places of Attraction :
Bukit Batok Nature Park :
The tranquil atmosphere of the park provides a perfect atmosphere for a calm nature walk. Near the entry of park, at the foot of a higher high cliff walls, is a stunning lake. The lake runs deep and still - a relic from the mining days of the area.
This park area was developed on abandoned quarry website in 1988. The landscape is undulating and footpaths drift meander through the lavish additional woodlands resulting in look-out points attaining more than 10 storeys high to offer spectacular views.
Joggers and walkers will welcome the undulating landscape and the relaxing atmosphere of the park.
During World War II, the Japoneses chose the Lorong Sesuai site as a funeral for the military that passed away. All that continues to be are two pillars and 120 concrete steps leading up to a transmitting tower. A memorial plaque can be found at the feet of the stairways to notify guests of the importance and significance of the place.