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Encyclopedia > Sengkang
Sengkang
English Sengkang
Chinese 盛港
(Pinyin Shèng Gǎng)
Malay Sengkang
Tamil செங்காங
Sengkang New Town

Sengkang is a sub-urban area in the north-eastern part of Singapore. The Sengkang Planning Area, an urban planning zone under the Urban Redevelopment Authority, covers the Housing and Development Board satellite new town of Sengkang New Town and rural Jalan Kayu. The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Hanyu Pinyin (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ), commonly called Pinyin, is the most common variant of Standard Mandarin romanization system in use. ... The Malay language, also known locally as Bahasa Melayu, is an Austronesian language spoken by the Malay people who reside in the Malay Peninsula, southern Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, central eastern Sumatra, the Riau islands, parts of the coast of Borneo and even in the Netherlands[1]. It is an... Tamil ( ; IPA ) is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Tamils in India and Sri Lanka, with smaller communities of speakers in many other countries. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2304x1728, 1424 KB) Summary Photo taken by me; Takamaxa free for wikipedia to use Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (2304x1728, 1424 KB) Summary Photo taken by me; Takamaxa free for wikipedia to use Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Urban planning is concerned with the ordering and design of settlements, from the smallest towns to the worlds largest cities. ... The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) is the national urban planning authority of Singapore, and one of the departments under the Government of Singapore. ... It has been suggested that Public housing in Singapore be merged into this article or section. ... A new town, planned community or planned city is a city, town, or community that was designed from scratch, and grew up more or less following the plan. ... Sengkang New Town (盛港新镇) is one of the newest satellite housing estates in Singapore. ... Sign in a rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Qichun, a rural town in Hubei province, China An artists rendering of an aerial view of the Maryland countryside: Jane Frank (Jane Schenthal Frank, 1918-1986), Aerial Series: Ploughed Fields, Maryland, 1974, acrylic and mixed materials on apertured double canvas, 52... Jalan Kayu is a name of a street situated in northern Singapore. ...


Etymology and history

Meaning "prosperous harbour" in Chinese, Sengkang was derived from a small road called Lorong Sengkang, off Lorong Buangkok. Prior to this, the area was also known as Kangkar (Gang Jiao 港脚) or "foot of the port" as there was once a fishing port located along Sungei Serangoon. Fishing villages and rubber and pepper plantations flourished in the area in the old days. A harbor (or harbour) or haven is a place where ships may shelter from the weather or are stored. ... Buangkok is a estate near Sengkang. ... Seaport, a painting by Claude Lorrain, 1638 The Port of Wellington at night. ... Latex being collected from a tapped rubber tree Rubber is an elastic hydrocarbon polymer which occurs as a milky colloidal suspension (known as latex) in the sap of several varieties of plants. ... Binomial name Piper nigrum L. Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. ...


Before the Sengkang New Town was built, vegetable and pig farms were located in the area, dominated by tropical rainforest. The only public housing estate then was the Punggol Rural Centre, comprising a few low-rise residential blocks, located along Punggol Road. These blocks at the rural centre have since been demolished in 2005, to make way for future high-rise residential apartment blocks. Sengkang New Town (盛港新镇) is one of the newest satellite housing estates in Singapore. ... A plate of vegetables Vegetable is a culinary term which generally refers to an edible part of a plant. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... Farms, East of Gorgan, Iran. ... Amazon river rain forest in Brazil Tropical rainforests are rainforests generally found near the equator. ... A local authority tower block in Cwmbrân, South Wales Public housing or project homes is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Sengkang New Town

Main article: Sengkang New Town

The North East MRT Line (NEL) at Sengkang MRT Station connects Sengkang New Town to the downtown area. The Sengkang LRT Line intersects with the Sengkang MRT Station at the Sengkang Town Centre, providing residents with convenient public transport within Sengkang New Town itself and other parts of the island. Sengkang New Town (盛港新镇) is one of the newest satellite housing estates in Singapore. ... Doors of the NEL Train, showing the system map above them. ... Interchange station of the North East MRT Line and the Sengkang LRT Line in Singapore. ... Sengkang New Town (盛港新镇) is one of the newest satellite housing estates in Singapore. ... The Downtown Core is technically an urban planning area in the city-state of Singapore which surrounds the mouth of the Singapore River, and is part of the Central Area, Singapores central business district. ... Sengkang Light Rapid Transit The Sengkang Light Rapid Transit is a 10. ...


Amenities in this new town include primary and secondary schools, three shopping malls, a public library, a polyclinic and community centres. Compass Point Shopping Centre, a shopping mall attached to the bus interchange and MRT station, is a popular place for Sengkang residents to hang out and congregate. Other shopping malls include Rivervale Mall and Rivervale Plaza which houses a wet market. Julio Pérez Ferrero Library - Cúcuta, Colombia A modern-style library in Chambéry A library is a collection of information resources and services, organized for use, and maintained by a public body, institution, or private individual. ... Compass Point Shopping Centre (堪宝坊) is a sub-urban shopping mall located at the town centre of Sengkang New Town. ...



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Sengkang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (251 words)
Sengkang is a sub-urban area in the north-eastern part of Singapore.
The Sengkang Planning Area, an urban planning zone under the Urban Redevelopment Authority, covers the Housing and Development Board satellite new town of Sengkang New Town and rural Jalan Kayu.
Before the Sengkang New Town was built, vegetable and pig farms were located in the area, dominated by tropical rainforest.
Sengkang Bus Interchange - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (118 words)
Sengkang Bus Interchange (Chinese: 盛港巴士转换站) is a bus interchange located on the ground storey of Compass Heights condominium in the town centre of Sengkang New Town.
Before then, the bus interchange was located across the road of Sengkang Square as a temporary bus interchange.
It is directly connected to Compass Point Shopping Centre, Sengkang MRT and LRT Stations which are in the same complex.
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