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

When Paya Lebar Airbase vacates in the 2030s, it will be redeveloped right into a brand-new community with around 150,000 brand-new residences, claims 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 revealed in the National Day Rally of 2013. Paya Lebar Airport officially opened up in 1955, as well as was Singapore’s initial commercial global flight terminal before Changi Airport was developed. In 1981, Paya Lebar Airport was exchanged an armed forces airbase.

When it’s transferred, Artist’s perception of future community with central back on the website of the Paya Lebar Airbase

The relocation of the airbase will certainly also imply a few of the structure height limitations around it can be raised. This suggests, adjoining towns such as Hougang, Marine Parade or Punggol can be redeveloped, with even more services included and better use of space.

” It will not happen overnight,” claims Lee. “But over years, we can completely reimagine the Eastern part of Singapore.”.

The path extends 3.8 km across the Paya Lebar Airbase. According to Lee, it is lined up along the instructions of dominating winds, for airplane to avoid crosswinds when they remove and also land. The future community can be oriented parallel, which will certainly make the community naturally windy, he includes.

The path extends 3.8 kilometres across the Paya Lebar Airbase.

The path can be repurposed right into the community’s “central spine”, and developed into “an environment-friendly port” or area space expanding from one end of the community to the various other.

Paya Lebar Airport officially opened up in 1955, and also was Singapore’s very first business global airport before Changi Airport was built. In 1981, Tampines Ave 11 Condo Paya Lebar Airport was converted right into a military airbase.

” It will certainly be a attractive and also distinctive heritage function, unique to Paya Lebar,” claims Lee.

Martin Modern Site Plan

The relocation of the airbase will additionally mean several of the structure elevation constraints around it can be raised
Public as well as private real estate can sit on both sides of the back, with amenities and also leisure locations nearby. Industrial and also commercial growths can likewise lie nearby, to bring work closer to homes. (Find Singapore industrial buildings with our business directory site).

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