The section of NSC within Kallang will be fully underground.[127]. Roads such as Old Airport Road (named as such because it was the eastern boundary of the Kallang Airport),[134] Kallang Airport Drive, Kallang Airport Way and Old Terminal Lane bear reference to the Kallang Airport. The staff are nice (especially the man handling the rental skates) and are really welcoming. The source of the Kallang River is the Lower Peirce Reservoir (formerly known as the "Kallang River Reservoir"; renamed in honour of Municipal Engineer Robert Peirce in 1922)[19] and the river mouth is located at Kallang Basin, near to the Merdeka Bridge. The organisation occupied the building until 6 April 2009 when it moved to its current location at King George's Avenue, also in Kallang. Three of the post offices managed by the Singapore Post (SingPost) are based in Kallang: SingPost's Kallang Delivery Base is located along Jalan Lembah Kallang. More functions can be found in Nestia App. You’ll find the name of brands and restaurants below and their corresponding store number location. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. North Bridge Road also connects through the Central Area. [138][42] It will be vacated by mid-2020 for future residential development.[148]. The latest upgrading works were completed in January 2012. [112][113] Around 4000 new housing units will be ready by 2030. Tanjong Rhu was under Mountbatten SMC. The OCBC Aquatic Centre was the location of the diving, swimming, synchronised swimming and water polo games. The Golden Mile Complex along Beach Road is a prominent landmark in the area. PIE or Pan Island Expressway connects Kallang to Tampines, Changi Airport, Bedok, Geylang, Clementi, Toa Payoh, Jurong East, Tuas, and Jurong West. Explore key issues and ideas in urban design and planning, including bike infrastructure, Vision Zero, walkability, density, and more. The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has proposed to transform Kallang into a lifestyle and commercial hub, with the Kallang River and Singapore Sports Hub as the centrepieces of the town. [9], Built on the runway site of the former Kallang Airport prior to the development of the old National Stadium, the now-demolished Kallang Park was a large public park that consisted of children's playgrounds, a fountain gifted by the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI), carnival booths and the popular Wonderland Amusement Park. This accident became known as the "Nicoll Highway collapse" and happened west of the Merdeka Bridge, near present-day Nicoll Highway MRT station. The Kallang Squash Centre, Kallang Tennis Centre, Kallang Ground, Kallang Field and Kallang Practice Track hosted the squash, tennis, archery, softball and marathon games respectively. ; roads within the Old Kallang Airport Estate are numbered in the Malay language: Jalan Satu, Jalan Empat, Jalan Enam, etc. These works aimed to support the development of the Kallang riverside, Singapore Sports Hub and Kallang Industrial Estate. Both the Kallang Roar and Kallang Wave are considered to be symbols of national unity. Built at an estimated cost of S$1.3 billion, the Singapore Sports Hub frequently hosts national and international sporting, cultural and entertainment events. East Coast Park is a coastal park that straddles the southeastern coast of Singapore, extending from Marine Parade to Tampines. Housing precincts appear to be "discontinuous" and "scattered" in Kallang, as compared to the aforementioned towns with "clustered" and "concentrated" residential neighbourhoods. Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore (1.45 km), PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Singapore (1.43 km), COCA Singapore – Leisure Park Kallang (0.42 km), G7 Sin Ma Live Seafood Restaurant (0.90 km). [76], The political representation of Kallang in the Parliament of Singapore is split among three electoral constituencies as of the 2020 Singapore general election. Bendemeer – Boon Keng MRT station, Bendemeer Primary School, Bendemeer Secondary School, Northlight School, Bendemeer Shopping Mall, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, Saint Wilfred Field, etc. In several historical maps, this mukim was labeled as "Upper Kalang".[30]. These park are continues loops which will later connect all of the major parks in Singapore. The new National Stadium hosted the National Day Parade in 2016, while the Singapore Indoor Stadium frequently hosts world-class concerts and performances by renowned artists and musicians from around Asia and the world. It aims to seamlessly connect areas at the upstream of the river such as Bishan to the Downtown Core. The housing precincts are like “scattered” and “discontinuous” in Kallang compared some towns that are “concentrated” or and “clustered” residential areas. The present landscape of Kallang is the result of extensive land reclamation carried out over multiple phases. There was the Serangoon Fire Station built in 1952 but has already ceased its operations since 2001. Establishments within Kallang include Kallang Neighbourhood Police Post, Cairnhill Neighbourhood Police Post, Kampong Java Neighbourhood Police Centre, Kampong Glam Neighbourhood Police Post, and Kolam Ayer Neighbourhood Police Post. 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Kallang Planning Area is bounded by Toa Payoh in the north, Geylang in the east, Marine Parade in the southeast, Marina East in the south, the Downtown Core in the southwest, Rochor and Newton in the … Although by definition a single "planning area" according to the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the Kallang/Whampoa New Town as per the Housing and Development Board (HDB) also includes the estate of Whampoa, located within Balestier subzone of the adjacent Novena Planning Area. The Bukit Kalang Service Reservoir maintained by the Public Utilities Board (PUB) is within its vicinity, so is the source of the Kallang River, the Lower Peirce Reservoir. New residential blocks which are around 30-storeys high are now prominent in the skyline of the area, with more being planned to be built under the new HDB construction policy. The conserved Kallang Airport building was one of the hosting venues of the 2011 Singapore Biennale. The Planning Area has nine “subzones”, officially established by URA or Urban Redevelopment Authority for the purpose of urban planning.The following are the subzones and some notable places: Kallang is on the Kallang Formation consisting of soft marine clay, loose beach sand, loose alluvial muddy sand, coral, and soft peaty and organic mud. In 1977, Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew called for a clean up of Singapore's rivers, which included the Singapore River and the Kallang River. Aside from serving the areas that it is located in, East Coast Park also serves various nearby communities like Kallang. Operated by the People's Association (PA) and located along Rhu Cross, PAssion WaVe @ Marina Bay offers water-themed activities. Kallang will also be served by these upcoming stations on the Thomson–East Coast Line, slated for completion in 2023: A 16 kilometres-long "Kallang Line" was mentioned in the 1996 White Paper published by the Land Transport Authority (LTA). Dakota Crescent, Dakota Close and Dakota MRT station are named after the Douglas DC-3 "Dakota" aircraft that used to frequently land at the Kallang Airport, and serve to commemorate an aviation disaster in 1946. Address: 1 Stadium Place, Singapore 397628Unofficial website of  Kallang Wave Mall. The latter is the flagship development in Kallang and includes the new National Stadium, the Singapore Indoor Stadium, the OCBC Aquatic Centre, the OCBC Arena, the Kallang Wave Mall, the Singapore Sports Museum, the Sports Hub Library, as well as several other sports facilities. The precinct is in extreme close proximity to the Central Area located across the Kallang Basin and Marina Channel, as well as Gardens by the Bay (Bay East Garden). Kallang Ground was home to the Singapore national cricket team for 21 years. [124] Originally envisioned as two separate expressways, the 2.8 kilometres-long Kallang Expressway (KLE) and the 9.2 kilometres-long Paya Lebar Expressway (PLE), they were officially combined into one in 1991. [136], There are plans to redevelop the Kallang Airport area into a commercial hub, along with the nearby Kallang riverside. Previously, it was home to the Singapore Sporting Club and Serangoon Road Race Course, the latter of which was Singapore's first race course. SECURITYThe Kallang police divisions of the Singapore Police Force (SPF) is split into three to maintain security: Tanglin Police Division, Central Police Division, and Bedok Police Division. [67], The Central Sikh Temple is Singapore's first Sikh gurdwara, originally established in 1912. One of the plans was to develop Kallang into Singapore's equivalent of the Hyde Park, as reported by The Straits Times in an article dated 11 March 1955. On 4 December 1919, Singapore witnessed its first-ever aircraft landing at the Farrer Park Field, when Captain Ross Smith and three other crew members touched down in a Vickers Vimy en route to Darwin, Australia. You Tiao. It is situated in the direction of the southeastern shore of Pulau Ujong. [129] This MRT line was supposed to run along the banks of the Kallang River, connecting Ang Mo Kio MRT station in the north with Lavender MRT station in the south. Lavender – Lavender MRT station, Farrer Park MRT station (partial), City Square Mall, Jalan Besar Stadium, Jalan Besar Swimming Complex, Football Association of Singapore, Jalan Besar Community Club, People’s Association (PA) headquarters, Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) Building, etc. Each CC would serve around 15,000 househoulds. The subzone was later renamed to its current name, taken after a nearby road of the same name, and is a constituent part of Toa Payoh Planning Area. Anchor tenants include the first sports-themed hypermart in Singapore, fashion icons H&M and Cotton On, FairPrice Xtra, halal food court run by the Yu Kee Group, and so much more! [31], From 1963 to 1971, the Housing and Development Board (HDB) led a massive land reclamation project in the northern part of the Kallang Basin. The Singapore Swimming Club along Tanjong Rhu Road was established in 1894 by a group of Europeans. The section of tracks between Promenade MRT station and Stadium MRT station had to be realigned. In recent years, areas along Beach Road and Jalan Sultan have seen new commercial developments, such as The Concourse and City Gate, due to their close proximities to the adjacent Central Area. The reservoir was completed in 1910, at a cost of 967,641 Straits dollars, by damming the upper reaches of the Kallang River and was officially opened on 26 March 1912. The area bounded by Sungei Whampoa, Serangoon Road, Balestier Road and the Central Expressway (CTE) formed part of Whampoa Single Member Constituency (SMC). Aside from the eponymous Kallang, the Kallang Formation is also found in other parts of Singapore, particularly at river valleys, as well as around river mouths and coastal regions. The modern-day "Kallang" is in use since 1842,[7] even though the alternative spelling "Kalang" is also utilised in some instances. HDB was founded in February 1960, shortly after People Action Party won national elections of 1959. Though not located within Kallang Planning Area, the geographic point of Bukit Kallang (also spelt as "Bukit Kalang") is a hill in the Central Water Catchment and has an elevation of 97 metres. [41], On 15 August 1955, the People's Action Party (PAP) campaigned for self-governance at the Farrer Park Field. There is no Integrated Transport Hub (ITH) or bus interchange in Kallang area. These include the Former Kallang Airport Conservation Area and the Jalan Besar Conservation Area, where structures of historical, architectural and cultural significance are carefully conserved. The old National Stadium hosted the National Day Parade (NDP) a total of 18 times (in 1976, 1980, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006). [97][98] Plans to further rejuvenate the Kallang riverside, including the construction of bridges and underpasses to facilitate seamless connection across major traffic junctions, have been proposed. "Kallang" may also be a corruption of the Malay word kilang, meaning "mill" or "factory". Once ready by 2023, these two stations will serve southern Kallang, particularly the affluent communities along Tanjong Rhu Road. The Chinese word "加冷" is generally based on Cantonese (pronounced as "加冷 gaa-laang") transliteration of the word "Kallang". Jalan Besar Town Council is responsible for the maintenance of the areas that come under Jalan Besar GRC; Tanjong Pagar Town Council maintains areas belonging to Tanjong Pagar GRC; and Mountbatten SMC is administered by Marine Parade Town Council. Unlike towns which have a high concentration of housing developments, the roads in Kallang were not named using the numeric system. [28][29] The territories which once constituted Ulu Kallang are now shared among the planning areas of Central Water Catchment, Bukit Timah and Bishan, the first of which remained as one of the least developed places in Singapore. FIRE DEPARTMENTSCDF or Singapore Civil Defence Force have 2 fire posts operating in Kallang: Mountbatten Fire Post and Boon Keng Fire Post. [66] The surrounding area is termed "the Golden Mile", a strip of high-rise commercial land fronting the Kallang Basin. Kallang Wave was taken from a wave cheer like the Mexican Wave, commonly seen in the former National Stadium that is being replaced now by the Singapore Sports Hub. Lower Peirce Reservoir previously knowns as the “Kallang River Reservoir” is the source of Kallang River, which was renamed in honor of Municipal Engineer Robert Peirce in 1922. Points of interest along Kallang Park Connector include Kallang River @ Bishan–Ang Mo Kio Park, as well as the Kolam Ayer ABC Waterfront. And the Kallang Delivery Base of Singpost can be found along Jalan Lembah Kallang. There are other possible origins for this particular place name. The 2016 Mediacorp drama Hero is set primarily in the residential precinct of Dakota Crescent, within the Old Kallang Airport Estate. In 1824, the Temenggung resettled the orang biduanda kallang to the Pulai River in Johor, Malaysia. There are plans to redevelop Kallang's industrial zones into mixed-use developments, including a hub for high-value and knowledge-based businesses called the "Kallang iPark". Examples of major roads that are connecting Kallang with all other places in Singapore are as follows: Here are the expressway that pass through Kallang: Planning on going to Kallang? The future Kallang Football Hub will replace the current Kallang Field, and is expected to be ready by the third quarter of 2019. The Kallang River is the main waterway that meanders through Kallang. [145], Jalan Besar Stadium is another iconic sports stadium located in Kallang, within the close proximity of Jalan Besar, hence its name. Kallang Park Connector is part of the Park Connector Network (PCN) managed by NParks, running from Bishan Road in the north to Sims Avenue in the south, largely following the course of the Kallang River. [99], Other park connectors that run through Kallang include Geylang Park Connector,[100] Pelton Canal Park Connector,[101] Whampoa Park Connector[102] and the Tanjong Rhu Promenade.[103]. [51][52], Kallang is home to numerous "historic sites" of Singapore, as officially designated by the National Heritage Board (NHB). ; some roads in Bendemeer subzone were named after saints: Saint Michael's Road, Saint George's Road, Saint Barnabas Lane, etc. The plan to build the Kallang Line was later shelved. Serangoon Road links Little India to Kallang. Car-free residential area will be piloted in the subzone of Kampong Bugis, at the mouth of Kallang River. A large portion of the population was living in slum-like places with poor sanitation. Waste, oil spills and wastewater from these boats and lighters added to the pollution of the rivers. Both are direct transliterations of the English/Malay name. Here are the expressway that pass through Kallang. In the 1950s, housing in Singapore was insufficient for its growing population. Kallang Planning Area consists of nine "subzones", as officially established by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) for urban planning purpose.[12]. Lorong 1 Geylang Bus Terminal, Kallang Riverside Park, conserved Kallang Airport complex, etc. As a result of Kallang's prime location just outside the Central Area, the urban planning strategy and land use policy therefore differ from towns that are established primarily for residential use (e.g. And upon completion in 2023, two upcoming stations on the Thomson–East Coast Line will also serve Kallang: TE23  Tanjong Rhu, and TE24  Katong Park. Kampong Java – Little India MRT station (partial), Farrer Park MRT station (partial), Land Transport Authority (LTA) headquarters, Tanglin Police Division headquarters, etc. The rail transit in Kallang is known as MRT or Mass Rapid Transit and the following are currently in service: EW10  Kallang, EW11  Lavender, NE7  DT12  Little India, NE8  Farrer Park, NE9  Boon Keng, CC6  Stadium, CC7  Mountbatten, DT23  Bendemeer, DT24  Geylang Bahru. The Farrer Park Field is also a significant location in Singapore's football, aviation and political histories. However, I feel like the ice should be maintained every hour as there are many holes in it that could potentially hurt young children. [107], The upcoming Kallang Fire Station along Guillemard Close is slated for completion in 2019. Captain Mohan Singh later declared the formation of the First Indian National Army and openly recruited volunteers to fight against the British Raj for the independence of India. Today, the shopping mall at the Singapore Sports Hub is named "Kallang Wave Mall". [93][94] As their names imply, these park connectors aim to form a continuous loop which will eventually connect all the major parks within Singapore. The former Crawford Street Bus Terminal was situated near the traffic junction of Crawford Street and North Bridge Road. Many heavy industry factories have been relocated away from this area to promote residential and commercial use. It can be reached through Fort Road from Kallang. The Kallang Fire Station located along Guillemard Close was completed in 2019. [31], Historically, Kallang was home to some of Singapore's earliest settlers. The headquarters of the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) is located on Kallang Road, next to Lavender MRT station. It was hailed as the "finest airport in the British Empire" at that time. Bukit Timah Road links Kallang through Tanglin, Bukit Timah as well as the other west part of Singapore. From 2011 to 2015, large parts of Kallang were part of the short-lived Moulmein-Kallang Group Representation Constituency (GRC), which was co-led by then-Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim and then-Minister for Transport Lui Tuck Yew. At the mouth of Kallang River, a car-free residential area will be showed in the subzone of Kampong Bugis. The following HDB precincts are located in Kallang: The location of Kallang on the fringe of the Central Area is evidenced by its mature network of roads and developed public transport system. One of the Republic of Singapore Navy's (RSN) Bedok-class mine countermeasures vessel is named "RSS Kallang", as part of a series of vessels named after Singapore's coastal regions. The former headquarters of the Singapore Sports Council (the preceding entity of Sport Singapore) was located at 15 Stadium Road. Climb – Kallang Wave Mall, B1-01, 1 Stadium Place. [63] Several structures of the Kallang Airport were gazetted for conservation on 5 December 2008. By 1909, three fire stations were set up across Singapore, including the now-demolished Kallang Fire Station (not to be confused with the similarly-named new Kallang Fire Station on Guillemard Close).[110]. The modern boundaries of Kallang Planning Area therefore differ from those of the Kallang mukim. During the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics, the stadium hosted the football games. Seven roads converge at Woodsville Interchange: Bendemeer Road, Serangoon Road, Upper Serangoon Road, MacPherson Road, Jalan Kolam Ayer, Jalan Toa Payoh and the Pan Island Expressway (PIE). The nearby Race Course Road and Race Course Lane bear witness to the site's horse racing past. Jalan Besar Stadium also conducted the football games, in addition to the new National Stadium. The opening and closing ceremonies of the 2015 Southeast Asian Games were held at the new National Stadium. 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