Soccer Fields in Sengkang
Are you a Sengkang Resident? Looking for a soccer court or field to play soccer with your friends? We have made the search easy for you by preparing a list of soccer fields that are in Sengkang. This will also allow you to find out more details of the individual pitches of Soccer Fields in Sengkang through the links below：
Sengkang New Town is a relatively young satellite residential town in the city-state of Singapore. Originally a fishing village, the area is undergoing rapid development under the ambition of the Housing and Development Board (HDB) to transform it into a “21st century township”. The town now comprises four largeneighbourhoods. It is located within Sengkang, one of the 55 urban planning areas outlined by the Urban Redevelopment Authority for long-term land use planning purposes.
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 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.
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, namely blocks 1-5, 206 and 207 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.
Due to Sengkang’s meaning, many locations within Sengkang have names related to the sea such as Compass Point Shopping Centre, Anchorvale and Rivervale.
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.
Amenities in this new town include primary and secondary schools, three shopping malls, a public library, a polyclinic and 2 community centres. Compass Point Shopping Centre, a shopping mall attached to the bus interchange and MRT/LRT station, is a popular place for Sengkang residents to hang out and congregate. Other shopping areas include Rivervale Mall, Rivervale Plaza, Fernvale Point and Kopitiam Square with the latter three housing a wet market. A new shopping mall named The Seletar Mall inFernvale which houses Sengkang’s first cineplex is currently under construction and will be ready by Mid-November 2014.
As announced in Budget Speech 2011, a new general hospital that has been planned in Sengkang to serve residents in northeastern Singapore will be ready by 2018 and will come with adjoining community hospital facilities.The new general hospital will be located along Sengkang East Road right next to the Cheng Lim LRT station. It will also be within walking distance of Sengkang MRT Station.Next to the general hospital will be a community hospital that will provide sub-acute care and rehabilitative services for patients.