1953 @ Balestier Road

1953 is an upcoming mixed development that is located in Balestier which is a subzone located in the Novena Planning Area, Central Region of Singapore. The site is in the junction of Balestier Road and Tessensohn Road. It is next to Singapore Khalsa Association which is situated along Tessensohn Road and also opposite to Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital and Nursing Home which is located across Balestier Road. The commercial element of this mixed development will be located in on the first storey. The site of 1953 had previously belonged to a cluster of properties which was owned by Owen Private Limited. It was successfully acquired by Oxley Amethyst in December 2017. Owen Private Limited is 47.5% owned by Oxley’s executive chairman and chief executive officer, Ching Chiat Kwong. Oxley’s deputy CEO Low See Ching and substantial shareholder Tee Wee Sien also hold 42.5% and 10% stakes in Owen, respectively. This mixed development has a total land size of approximately 17,938 square feet with a gross plot ratio of 3.0 and the land tenure belongs to freehold. Other developments that are within 1953’s vicinity include Jool Suites, 8 Farrer Suites, The Citron and The Citron Residences, Sturdee Residences, City Square Residences, Kerrisdale and Uptown @ Farrer.

1953 is approximately 500 m away from Boon Keng MRT Station which operates the MRT North East Line. Future residents just need to travel 2 train stations on this MRT line towards the Harbourfront MRT Interchange direction to arrive at the Little India MRT Interchange Station where the Downtown MRT Line is readily available. Future residents also just need to travel 3 stations in the same direction from Boon Keng MRT Station to arrive at Dhoby Ghaut MRT Interchange Station which located in Orchard. Future residents will be able to transit to the MRT North East Line and also the MRT Circle Line which is available at the Dhoby Ghaut MRT Interchange Station. For those driving, the development is just approximately 8 minutes’ drive away from Orchard Shopping Belt. Those working in the Central Business District (CBD) will just need approximately 8 minutes of driving to arrive at their offices. The development is also close to the Central Expressway (CTE), the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) as well as the Kallang Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) which provide high connectivity to various parts of the island.

The development is just a short walk away from City Square Mall and also the 24 hour Mustafa Centre. Future residents can shop to their heart’s content with the numerous retail options available these 2 shopping malls. These malls also host numerous F&B outlets, food court, supermarkets and also cinemas. The development is also close to the Connexion, a state-of-the-art healthcare, hotel and retail complex. There are also many food centres that are within 1953’s vicinity which include Blk 29 Bendemeer Road Market and Food Centre, Whampoa Makan Place and Market, Pek Kio Market and Food Centre and Berseh Food Centre. Local schools that are short radius to  1953 include Hong Wen Primary School, Farrer Park Primary School, Bendemeer Primary School, Saint Joseph’s Institution Junior, Stamford Primary School, Balestier Hill Primary School, Saint Andrew’s Junior School, Pei Chun Public School, Saint Margaret’s Primary School, Bendemeer Secondary School, Saint Andrew’s Secondary School and Saint Andrew’s Junior College. It is also close to international schools like Global Indian International School (Balestier Campus) and Italian Supplementary School.

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1953 Location Map

1953 Site Plan and Facilities

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Amenities Near 1953 and Their Approximate Distances

Train Stations
Boon Keng (NE9) – 0.5km

Bus Stops
Opp S’pore Khalsa Assn (Bus: 125, 130, 139, 145) – 0.1km
Umar P Tamil Lang Ctr (Bus: 145) – 0.2km

Fairprice (City Square Mall) – 0.6km
Sheng Siong (108 Mcnair) – 0.6km
Cold Storage (Aperia) – 1.0km
Giant (Jalan Tenteram) – 1.3km

Shopping Malls
City Square Mall – 0.6km
Connexion – 0.6km
Mustafa Centre – 0.8km
Aperia – 1.0km
Shaw Plaza – 1.2km
Balestier Plaza – 1.3km
Sim Lim Tower – 1.5km
The Verge – 1.5km
Velocity @ Novena Square – 1.6km
United Square – 1.6km

Khalsa Kindergarten – 0.3km
MOE Kindergarten @ Farrer Park – 0.9km
Canaan Church (SCCC) Kindergarten – 1.1km
Elim Kindergarten – 1.1km
Foochow Methodist Church Kindergarten – 1.1km
Kampong Kapor Methodist Church Kindergarten – 1.1km

Primary School
Hong Wen Primary School – 0.6km
Farrer Park Primary School – 0.9km
Bendemeer Primary School – 1.0km
Saint Joseph’s Institution Junior – 1.4km
Stamford Primary School – 1.4km
Balestier Hill Primary School – 1.8km
Saint Andrew’s Junior School – 1.8km
Pei Chun Public School – 1.9km
Saint Margaret’s Primary School – 1.9km

Secondary School
Bendemeer Secondary School – 0.9km
Saint Andrew’s Secondary School – 1.9km

Junior College
Saint Andrew’s Junior College – 1.9km

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (Novena Campus) – 1.1km
Curtin University Singapore – 1.3km
Lasalle College of The Arts – 1.7km
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts – 1.8km
EASB East Asia Institute of Management – 1.9km

International School
Global Indian International School (Balestier Campus) – 1.5km
Italian Supplementary School – 1.6km

Food Centre
Blk 29 Bendemeer Road Market and Food Centre – 0.6km
Whampoa Makan Place and Market – 0.8km
Pek Kio Market and Food Centre – 0.9km
Berseh Food Centre – 1.0km
North Bridge Road Market and Food Centre – 1.4km
Tekka Market and Food Centre – 1.4km
Blk 69 Geylang Bahru Market and Food Centre – 1.5km
Blk 17 Upper Boon Keng Road Market and Food Centre – 1.5km
Golden Mile Food Centre – 1.7km
Albert Centre Market and Food Centre – 1.8km

Singapore Khalsa Association – 0.1km
Singapore Chinese Recreation Club – 0.2km
Civil Service Club – Tessensohn – 0.2km
Singapore Indian Association – 0.3km
Ceylon Sports Club – 0.4km
Jalan Besar Stadium – 0.8km
People’s Association HQ – 0.9km
SAFRA Toa Payoh – 1.5km
Automobile Associations of Singapore – 1.5km
Toa Payoh Stadium – 1.6km
HomeTeamNS-JOM @ Balestier – 1.7km
Kallang Water Sports Centre – 1.9km

Highlights of 1953

  1. Lush Greenery – It is just next to the Pearl’s Hill City Park
  2. Prime – It is located in the prime district 3.
  3. Locality – It is just walking distance to Chinatown MRT Station
  4. Accessible – It is minutes to the CBD and Orchard.
  5. Panoramic Views – It is offers 360 degree views of the city.

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1953 Factsheet

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