OVERVIEW OF JURONG EAST NEIGHBORHOOD
Jurong East is a residential town and planning area based in Singapore’s West Region. It shares borders with Selat Jurong in the south, Bukit Batok and Tengah in the north, Clementi in the east, and Boon Lay and Jurong West in the west. It is currently divided into 10 subzones, including Yuhua West, Yuhua East, Toh Guan, Teban Gardens, Penjuru, Crescent, Lakeside, Jurong River, Jurong Port, Jurong Gateway, and International Business Park. The development of this area began in the 70s, mainly due to the resettlement of surrounding villages. These days, Jurong East is a densely populated region with approximately 85,000 residents in total, living in an area the size of 1.65 km2. There is a wide variety of facilities that benefit the residents of Jurong East, including three primary schools, four secondary schools, a recreational sports center, five parks, and three tourist attractions, including the Chinese Garden, Snow City, and Science Center. Jurong East is linked to the other parts of Singapore through the Ayer Rajah Expressway and Pan Island Expressway. In addition, there are two MRT stations served in the region, including Chinese Garden and Jurong East.