- POSTED: 01 Jun 2014 22:04
- UPDATED: 01 Jun 2014 23:49
Tampines residents will soon have their own Town Hub as construction for the integrated community lifestyle hub began on Sunday.
SINGAPORE: Tampines residents will soon have their own Town Hub as construction for the integrated community lifestyle hub began on Sunday.
The Tampines Town Hub is the first of its kind in Singapore, with sporting facilities, eating places, a library, recreational facilities and clinics located under one roof.
There will also be information centres and offices such as the town council.
The residents themselves had requested for those facilities and services.
Minister for Education Heng Swee Keat, who is also MP for Tampines GRC, said: “For instance in Our Singapore Conversation, engaging Singaporeans from all walks of life to provide their input enables us to formulate better policies and to be able to respond and engage our fellow Singaporeans better.
“And in the case of a local town development, it is even more important (to receive Singaporeans’ input) because the sense of ownership is very important. We want residents to feel that this hub has been built with our input, our ideas, our creativity.”