Paya Lebar Airbase to make way for future town with 150,000 new homes

When Paya Lebar Airbase leaves in the 2030s, it will be redeveloped right into a brand-new community with around 150,000 brand-new residences, states Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, at the National Day Rally on Aug 21.
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The relocation of the airbase to Changi was introduced in the National Day Rally of 2013. Paya Lebar Airport officially opened up in 1955, as well as was Singapore’s first business worldwide airport prior to Changi Airport was constructed. In 1981, Paya Lebar Airport was exchanged The Myst an army airbase.

When it’s relocated, Artist’s impression of future town with main spine on the site of the Paya Lebar Airbase

The moving of the airbase will certainly also mean several of the building elevation restrictions around it can be lifted. This suggests, neighbouring communities such as Hougang, Marine Parade or Punggol can be redeveloped, with even more amenities included as well as much better use area.

The runway can be repurposed right into the community’s “central back”, and also turned into “a green connector” or community space extending from one end of the town to the other.

Signature at Yishun EC location

The relocation of the airbase will additionally mean some of the building elevation limitations around it can be lifted
Public and personal real estate can rest on both sides of the back, with amenities as well as leisure areas nearby. Commercial and commercial growths can additionally be located close by, to bring tasks closer to houses. (Find Singapore industrial residential or commercial properties with our business directory site).

The runway extends 3.8 kilometres throughout the Paya Lebar Airbase. According to Lee, it is straightened along the instructions of dominating winds, for airplane to stay clear of crosswinds when they remove as well as land. The future town can be oriented parallel, which will certainly make the town normally breezy, he includes.

” It will not occur overnight,” claims Lee. “But over decades, we can totally reimagine the Eastern part of Singapore.”.

The runway stretches 3.8 kilometres across the Paya Lebar Airbase.

Paya Lebar Airport formally opened up in 1955, and also The Myst was Singapore’s very first industrial global flight terminal prior to Changi Airport was constructed. In 1981, Paya Lebar Airport was transformed right into an armed forces airbase.

” It will be a appealing and distinct heritage attribute, unique to Paya Lebar,” says Lee.