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Clementi

Country
Singapore
State
Singapore (General)
City
Clementi New Town
Type of Location
Multiple
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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By Air

Airports nearest to Clementi New Town are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre.

Singapore Tengeh Airport (distanced approximately 10 km)
Sembawang Airport (distanced approximately 13 km)
Singapore Seletar Airport (distanced approximately 16 km)
Singapore Paya Lebar Airport (distanced approximately 17 km)
Singapore Changi Airport (distanced approximately 26 km)

By Train

Clementi New Town is served by Clementi MRT Station (EW23) on the East West MRT Line.As with most of the stations along the East West Line, it was initially built without Platform Screen Doors to prevent commuters from falling onto the train tracks. After several successful test at Jurong East, Yishun and Pasir Ris and eventually, installation of the half-height screen doors started on 19 April 2010 and operations commenced on 16 August 2010. It was the 4th above-ground station to have Half-Height Platform Screen Doors installed and in operational.

By Bus

The Clementi Bus Interchange is used mainly by SBS Transit.The following bus services are in operation which is SBS Transit unless stated otherwise.The Clementi Bus Interchange is an air-conditioned bus interchange in Clementi New Town, on the opposite of the Clementi MRT Station.It is located at the junction of Clementi Avenue 3 and Commonwealth Avenue West, situated within the Clementi Mall and integrated with the nearby Clementi MRT Station.This interchange serves mainly commuters travelling to the various housing estates, schools, recreational areas, healthcare centres and places of worship in Clementi and West Coast. It is dominated by bus services operated by SBS Transit and there is only 1 SMRT-operated bus service that originates from this interchange.

Key places to visit
West Coast Plaza, The Bible Church, Ang Chee Sia Ong Temple, Tentera Di-Raja mosque, Clementi Mall


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Places to Visit

West Coast Plaza

is a neighbourhood shopping centre located in West Coast of Singapore.Formerly Ginza Plaza, it was built in 1993 and closed in 2007 for major upgrading.By November 2008, upgrading works has been completed and it was renamed as West Coast Plaza.It held its soft opening on 15th November 2008.On top of the Shopping Centre are Serviced Apartments.The building has a multi storey car park and is linked with a pedestrian bridge to the other side of the main road.In March 2007, Far East Plaza Organisation closed down the then Ginza Plaza for major upgrading.At a cost of S$26 million, the upgrading works was completed in November 2008 and the mall was renamed as West Coast Plaza.

The Bible Church

is an independent and evangelical Church founded in January 1958.It was known then as The Sunday Bible School (SBS).The pioneers were a group of young people to whom God had given the vision of local Christians meeting to study and teach the Word of God and reaching locals with the Gospel.At first the Church met in borrowed premises at schools other churches and lecture halls.Later, in the early 1970s, houses were bought in Soo Chow Gardens, Ming Teck Park and Jalan Mas Puteh to use as house churches, in addition to a central city church based at Scripture Union and Bible House.A fifth centre was started at the rented premise of Ebenezer Church.They received much help and encouragement from a missionary couple, Mr and Mrs Paul Contento.The group met regularly to study the Word of God, pray and conduct Communion services and Baptism.In 1964 the SBS leaders formally established the group into a local church and SBS was renamed The Bible Church, Singapore.

Ang Chee Sia Ong Temple

The temple was built in 1920s, when Mr Wang Dong Qing brought the deity from Chaozhou Guangdong Province to Singapore on a migration.In the beginning the temple was located at Tao Yuan village and villagers there prayed once a year on the fifth day of the fifth month on the lunar calendar, which was the birthday of Lord Qing Long.In the 1930s, a bigger temple was built at a location at 7th mile, Pasir Panjang.The temple was far more magnificent, and the statues were all gilded with gold.After a while, a man named Chen Li Yan claimed that the spirit of Lord Qing Long entered him.Going into a trance, he started to interpret divine messages for the villagers before the altar.People benefited from his advice and thereafter, whenever there was an urgent matter to be handled, the villagers would consult Lord Qing Long through the temple medium.

Tentera Di-Raja mosque

Built in 1961 by Muslim members of the British army, this old generation mosque was renamed Tentera Di-Raja in recognition of their contributions.It was officially opened on 30th March 1962 by Yang Di-pertuan Negara, Mr Yusof Ishak.Located in the West and close to the National University of Singapore, its majestic position at a hill's summit and further distinguished by its minaret topped by a gold-painted dome encapsulates its rich history.

Clementi Mall

is a shopping mall in Singapore, serving the Clementi New Town, Dover Estate and Bukit Timah residents.It is a five-story mall with 290,000 square feet of retail space.It opened for business in January 2011, with the grand official opening in May 2011.The mall is owned by CM Domain.The mall hosts 135 retail outlets including 16 restaurants and cafes.Anchor tenants include Best Denki, BHG Department Store, NTUC Foodfare and NTUC FairPrice Finest.The Clementi Public Library is also located in the mall as is the office of the West Coast Town Council.It has an air-conditioned bus interchange Clementi Bus Interchange, which is also linked to Clementi MRT Station.It also houses two 40 story HDB blocks and a Town Council.

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