The Design Competition seeks to generate new and fresh ideas and secure the best design for St John's Home new five-storey building, providing facilities and services not only to its present residents but to the elderly living in the surrounding precincts i.e. Sennett Estate, Potong Pasir, Joo Seng and Bidadari Town. The Home is envisaged to be an integrated service facility centre serving the needs of the elderly in the community, possibly working with other service providers, complementing the Home as a Sheltered Home.
This two-staged competition saw 52 entries, where seven were shortlisted. And Aamer Architects' serrated profile plan and well-thought-out design was selected as the winning entry.
In 2018, St. John's Home for Elderly Persons (previously known as St. John's Home for the Aged), celebrates 60 years of caring for needy elderly persons.
Over the years, the Home has the privilege to look after hundreds of elderly who:
Are no longer able to care for themselves due to age or physical/mental problems;
Have no immediate family or whose family members have passed away, or who themselves are elderly and thus unable to provide care;
Have severe conflict within members of the family;
Have limited or no financial resources making commercial residential Homes unaffordable.
It is estimated that the new building will cost $15 million. As at June 2018, they have $10 million in their reserve, after paying the Lease Renewal Premium for the land. They depend on the community to raise the remaining $5 million required in stages, as the building moves towards completion by December 2020.
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Hanbang Skin Solutions, the latest Korean facial service centre entrenched in Korean traditional massage technique, has opened its first centre at NEX Serangoon.
Established by KC Group, the same people behind the successful cluster of beauty and hair businesses, namely Yakson Singapore, Apgujeong Hair Studio, Myeongdong Hair Studio and Aoyama Hair Studio, the new centre features facial treatments that incorporate its key proprietary GeunmakTM Therapy – a Korean traditional skincare method, which enables customers to achieve firmer facial muscles, as well as a smoother and brighter skin appearance.
Spanning about 1,000 sq ft with eight private treatment rooms bathed in light beige and woody hues, the centre offers customers a calming and relaxing environment. More importantly, customers can expect attentiveness and professional service from the skilled beauticians.
Instead of focusing on the surface layer of the skin, Hanbang’s GeunmakTM Therapy concentrates on the deeper layers by stimulating the fascia; which is a layer of connective tissue made up of collagen that sits beneath the skin to enclose and stabilise the facial muscles. Using the Korean traditional massage technique, this facial therapy helps to relieve tensions between the muscles; boosts blood circulation, and activates the lymph nodes on the face concurrently.
One of the signature treatments at Hanbang Skin Solutions is the Hanbang Anti-Glycation Care. Glycation occurs when one consumes too much sugar, which can weaken the skin and internal organs, as well as retards the skin’s protein, elastin and collagen production. As a result, the skin starts to wrinkle, sag and become dull. In order to prevent premature aging of the skin, Hanbang Anti-Glycation Care treatment infuses essential nutrients into the skin to support the skin’s structure. The proprietary facial massage technique used in the treatment would promote skin elasticity and contour the face through detox and lymphatic drainage, which in turn, firm up the muscles.
Every facial treatment at Hanbang Skin Solutions is specially curated to target different common skin concerns among Singaporean women and men. Before extending any treatment, customers will undergo a skin analysis, which allows the beauty therapist to recommend the most suitable treatment and products for their skin condition in order to achieve optimal facial result. Besides Hanbang Anti-Glycation Care, other available treatments include Anti-Blemish Care, Deep Pore Cleansing Care and Hydro Boost Care, just to name a few.
This Grillery concept store is the fruition of a decade-long dream to elevate the Bakkwa experience to an unprecedented height. One of the unique Bakkwa experience that allows customers to engage with Bee Cheng Hiang’s passion is the wine pairing menu.
With 2,000 square feet, the Grillery is packed with unique activities and experience for customers to discover, including a dine-in bistro area.
The Grillery has an open concept BBQ theatre where customers get up close to the BBQ chef barbecuing in front of them. Customers will also get a chance to try out the barbecuing, assisted by expertly trained BBQ chef. This is the only store featuring a charcoal barbecue pit, a throwback to olden days where Bakkwa was traditionally barbecued over charcoal. This imbues each slice with an earthy, smoky aroma.
The Grillery will be the first ever store to offer making on-the-spot, exclusive concoction of pork floss. Customers can order and bring home an exclusive range of pork floss that are freshly made on the spot, only available in the Bee Cheng Hiang Grillery.
The next tea revolution is here. TaiGai, the first and original creator of fruit-blended cheese milk crowns, has landed in Singapore.
Since 2015, TaiGai has popularised a new way of drinking tea with its signature MILKY KISSES.
Growing rapidly with more than 60 outlets in Shenzhen China, TaiGai aims to integrate the centuries-old tea-drinking culture into the lifestyle of a new generation. Their name - Tai (å°) pays tribute to Taiwan, the place where milk crowns were first invented, and Gai (ç) being the brand’s iconic luscious fruity MILKY KISSES, which is a unique recipe blend that brings both natural fruits and cheese milk crowns together.
With the first overseas store opening of TaiGai at NEX, their refreshing, picture-perfect concoctions will have you at the first and every ‘kiss’, as they serve up generous servings of pulpy fruits blended in premium quality teas.
TaiGai is managed and operated by BreadTalk Group, a joint venture with Shenzhen Pindao Food and Beverage Management.
Tekka Place, the intergrated development located at the junction of Serangoon Road & Sungei Road in Little India, will have an emphasis on the arts and culture, with dedicated spaces to host exhibitions, artwork and performances. It is slated for completion in the later part of 2019.
Comprising a 10-storey Main Block and 7-storey Annex Block, their mixed-use development includes 320 serviced residences and an outdoor rooftop area for delightful F&B choices, along with a diverse mix of 80 curated retail outlets.
In partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board and local associations, Tekka Place will also celebrate the rich heritage of the area with a space dedicated for events and activities.
Located at the gateway of Little India, Tekka Place is at the crossroads of contemporary living and rich heritage. Because of its unique location, the area is assured of an ideal mix of international and local interests. Tekka Place’s accessibility from the Downtown and North-East lines and major expressways makes it well-positioned for success.
Bistr(o)ne36 is a cosy bar & kitchen tucked away in a corner of a peaceful street in Whampoa West and located just a 2 minutes walk away from Boon Keng MRT startion.
The folks at Bistr(o)ne36 offer carefully crafted and well-seasoned western dishes. Enjoy their signatures like New Zealand Ribeye Steak with Red Wine Sauce, Mushroom Truffle Cream Pasta, Lamb Shank Stew and many more.
So much more than just a home, Affinity is your key to a charmed life. As neighbour to Serangoon Gardens, soaks in its laidback atmosphere and myriad conveniences, from famed hawker fare and hipster eats to 24-hour groceries and specialty shops. At home, there’s plenty to keep you occupied whether it’s time out for yourself or play time with friends and family.
Designed by the award-winning DP Architects, AFFINITY at Serangoon features resort-style landscaping with 88 facilities and 5 retail shops.
With units ranging from 1- to 4-bedroom apartments, penthouses as well as strata landed houses, there is a home to suit every need.
Home is where your story begins. Where you choose to live, is equally as important as what your lifestyle will be when you are living there.
The Garden Residences, overlooking one of Singapore’s best known and much-loved neighbourhoods, Serangoon Gardens, presents a life that has been built on these fundamentals.
Location, one that surrounds you with lifestyle, shopping and F&B establishments. Connections, with a transport network that takes you anywhere you need to be in minutes. Education, because the pursuit of learning at any age should never be undervalued. Architecture, in creating a home that stands the test of time and draws inspiration from the gardens outside, to create a life that’s well-lived inside.
Overlooking one of Singapore's most-loved neighbourhoods, Serangoon Gardens, residents of The Garden Residences can enjoy the convenience of being surrounded by a diverse selection of lifestyle, shopping and dining options.
At The Garden Residences, living well comes naturally. With 55 exclusive residents’ facilities specially designed for physical invigoration and also total relaxation, unwinding has never been this easy.
A smart nation calls for a smart home. The Garden Residences also seamlessly incorporates intelligent community and home features to provide residents a connected, convenient, secure and empowered life.
Select your dream home from 613 one- to five-bedroom residences ranging from 452 sq ft to 1,981 sq ft – spread across five 15 storey towers with North and South orientations for maximum air ventilation.
Located within walking distance of Serangoon MRT Station, the cheerful-looking Scissors Paper Stove is not just an Instagrammable spot for photographs. This new dining place located along Upper Serangoon Road serves tapas plates with an Asian twist.
The restaurant is helmed by Chomel Yang and Januver Chow, who also own Fratini La Trattoria in Greenwood Avenue.
On the menu: Iberico pork belly (dressed in a coriander and ginger sauce), Cartafata (with Thai-style yellow fried rice, lemongrass and seafood), Lamb Kebabs, Ceviche and more.
Be sure to try one of their locally-inspired signature cocktails too. Like "Tak Kiu Peng" which is a vodka-based shake with amaretto and Milo. Or the "Nim Jiom", which is a whisky on the rocks with traditional Chinese herbal syrup supplement which is normally used to treat cough and for voice care.
Kingsford Waterbay is a new and upcoming condo located at Upper Serangoon View in District 19 by Kingsford Development, right beside Punggol Park. Located just along side Greenwich V and Fernvale Mall, it presents an ideal location for some family fun and gatherings. A truly unique lifestyle awaits you at the heart of Sengkang and Punggol.
Nestled in a tranquil corner of northeastern Singapore, Waterbay offers you the convenience of living in Singapore’s premier coastal new town development, as well as the privacy and quietude of a location tucked away from the suburban bustle. Enjoy cosmopolitan shopping, partake in electrifying watersport activities or just lose yourself in the warm embrace of greenery, all in the neighbourhood you call home. With its meandering waterways, breezy beaches and tree-lined rivers, this is waterfront living that combines modernity, heritage and nature seamlessly.
Based on the design of the sailing boat, Waterbay is like a ship that sails through two rivers – Serangoon River on one side and an over 400m swimming pool and water feature on the other.
Based on the design of a sailing boat, Waterbay is like a ship that sails through two rivers – Serangoon River on one side and an over 400m swimming pool and water feature on the other. There are many facilities in Kingsford Waterbay for your family and friends to enjoy. Read more about this new property here.
Privé Clinic has opened its 2nd medical aesthetics clinic at NEX Mall and offers a suite of treatments catering to your skin, face, hair and body needs.
Prive Clinic first started out in 2010 at One Raffles Place before moving to Palais Renaissance in 2013. To cater to the widening customer base and make medical grade treatments more accessible, Privé Aesthetics Medi-spa was set up in Oct 2013 at Palais Renaissance.
As a result of today’s technological advancements, aesthetic procedures are becoming more accessible and affordable for the mass consumer market, hence, it was timely to open Prive Clinic’s second outlet to be able to help more people, young and old, look and feel their best at every stage of their lives.
Privé’s concept of beauty craftsmanship was inspired by their strong belief in taking a scientific approach to beauty and blending art with your lifestyle; they are committed to helping you look – and feel – your very best using only the latest and most advanced technology with a strong focus on safety.
Privé Clinic will be offering the following treatments: Botox, Dermal Fillers, Lasers and Light therapies, Non-surgical Facelift, Acne/ Acne Scars, Pigmentation, Tattoo, Mole & Milia Seed Removal, Weight Loss and Body Contouring.
Dr. Karen Soh, Medical Director of Prive Clinic, obtained a Bachelor of Medicine from National University of Singapore in 1997. On in her early 40s, she has had a wide spectrum of training in surgery, intensive care, obstetrics, gynecology, ophthalmology and anesthesia.
Dr. Soh spent a year in Philadelphia, USA, where she developed an interest in anti-ageing medicine and received her training and certification from the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine (ABAARM). She is also a member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and the American College for Advancement in Medicine.
Fully accredited by the Ministry of Health to perform aesthetics procedures; she is extensively trained in Botox, Pigment Lights, Dermal Fillers, Hair Removal, Lasers and Light therapies.
Get the ultimate non-invasive, no-downtime uplifting experience with Privé's signature & popular facelift treatment. Ultherapy uses ultrasound to treat deep layers of collagen, delivering an intense lift, fighting the effects of ageing. Read more about their FDA-approved Ultherapy treatment to bring back the firmness, radiance and elasticity of youth.
One of the latest trends that’s gaining popularity in Korea and Singapore is Threadlift. An ideal treatment for those looking to regain their youth and enhance the contours of the face by repositioning, providing volume and stimulating lost collagen production.
Threadlift is a non-surgical minimally-invasive lifting technique that uses synthetic absorbable threads to contour and shape the face, neck and nose. Depending on the area of concern, the doctor will then be able to advise which type of thread is best suited. Contact Privé Clinic for a non-obligatory consultation.
Forest Woods at Lorong Lew Lian is a 519-unit joint venture residential project by City Developments Limited (CDL), Hong Leong Holdings and TID located near Serangoon MRT Station and Nex mall.
Take a pick from 2-Bedroom + Study to 4-Bedroom units – the wide range of unit types at Forest Woods ensures that there is a home just perfect for everyone. All the residences come with well-appointed spacious interiors. Meticulous design and the selection of high quality finishes and fitting come together to ensure that your home sets a new standard of luxurious living.
Indulge in a landscape both azure blue and eco green. Take a dip in the 50m lap pool, part of the 75m long pool unravelling through the development, leading to a walk in the woods with multiple spa pools. In addition, there’s a 3-level Clubhouse with 24-hour Gymnasium and over 60 exciting facilities waiting to engage and entertain, including an awesome 150m Adventure Zone.
Cafe Football at Woodleigh Park is a unique restaurant for people who love food and football. It is part of the football-themed hospitality franchises that property firm Rowsley acquired from Manchester United legends Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs in year 2015.
It was all inspired by good, honest food which brings people together, whether in the stands or at home. Cafe Football took this idea of wholesome food and turned it a unique restaurant that feeds a love for food and football.
At Cafe Football Singapore, they want to capture the essence of football in their restaurant and their menu. Football fans and foodies alike can appreciate their diverse, well-rounded menu with some subtle nods to the beautiful game.
Opening soon, Hilton Garden Inn Singapore Serangoon is located in one of Singapore’s most vibrant enclaves, Little India. The hotel is steps from a cultural extravaganza – spectacular temples, heritage sites, restaurants, and shop houses selling clothes, jewelry and Indian spices.
Join them for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Garden Grille & Bar, their casual restaurant serving hearty and healthy dishes. Relax under the sun in the sparkling outdoor pool. The hotel also has a fitness center and business center, both open 24 hours to suit your schedule.
Every guest room has plush beds, blackout curtains and adjustable air-conditioning for a great night’s sleep. Feel at home with comforts like complimentary WiFi, a 43-inch HDTV, mini-refrigerator, coffeemaker, laptop-sized safe, a walk-in shower and deluxe bath products. Relax in cozy seating at the bay window, and work at the desk with ergonomic chair and universal plug points.
Choice Cuts Goods + Coffee, is a newly-opened concept joint at Serangoon Road, combining street culture, coffee, beer and vinyl converge in Singapore.
Choice Cuts Goods + Coffee is a physical retail concept arose as a natural progression through Blaccsmith - their combined events consultancy curating music, art and experience. Expect a handpicked range of vinyl records spanning Hip Hop, Reggae, Funk, Jazz and Soul. Brands sold on Dashsmith.com, such as Obey Clothing, Erroyl Watch Company and Deus Ex Machina also feature prominently. They will have monthly events such as 'Coffee Breaks', a vinyl-only session serving up beats, music, coffee, beer and housepours.
Located at 1094 Serangoon Road, Platform 1094 is a restaurant exquisitely decorated as the wizarding world with warm wooden flooring and ceiling. Castle-like bricks were used for the walls together with imported tables and chairs to further enhance the entire dining experience. Food & Drinks menu were interestingly crafted to bring one into the theme.
The cuisine is modern western food with a twist of local flavors served in artistic plating. Chef’s specialty includes pork ribs and crab meat pasta. Exciting brunch menu will also be served on weekends. To complement the mains, affordably priced fine-dining likes of plated desserts will be served. The restaurant also has a wide selection of beverages from craft beers to hand-crafted coffee to Japan imported Lupicia® Tea. In addition, it will also be serving its very own concoction of smoothies and cocktails.
Hajime is the Japanese word for "beginning" (åã) and the short form for “Hajimemashite”, which means “Nice to meet you”. It represents our philosophy of going back to food’s beginning and our warm welcome to all patrons.
Bringing over 25 years of experience to the kitchen, Chef Tan-San’s journey began after a stint in Japan, where he mastered the art of Tonkatsu and returned in 1993 to helm the kitchen of the first Tonkatsu specialty restaurant chain - making him the first Tonkatsu chef in Singapore.
In 2004, he took on the challenge of starting up a new Japanese concept restaurant which has since become a household name for authentic Japanese cuisine in Singapore. With a dedication to perfection and serving quality food to his customers, Chef Tan-San is famed for various creations such as Kurobuta Pork Tonkatsu and Tonkatsu Ramen.
Today, at Hajime, Chef Tan-san and his team share their passion for Japanese food by bringing you authentic Japanese cuisine in a modern setting and at affordable prices.
The Plain Jane is a new cafe that has recently opened in the Serangoon neighborhood.
The Plain Jane wants to share her love for simple, true love for food and lifestyle. Jane has always been an advocate of æ ¢æ´» or literally slow-living, and that is exactly what she wishes to share with those who visit.
The Showcase is a multi-label retail concept who are going to be opening their second outlet soon, at NEX.
Online labels were prevalent and the online shopping community was growing rapidly. However, they recognized a gap between expectations of buyers and sellers, and The Showcase set out to bridge this gap.
To online shoppers, it can sometimes take a leap of faith to buy fashion apparels online, where quality, fitting, design, and colour, cannot be easily ascertained through images. Unsuitable purchases often result to wastage. Transport logistics and timeliness issues pose further challenges.
On the labels front, it is a challenge for premier brands to highlight and communicate their differentiating factors to shoppers, as well as to gain trust from new customers.
The Showcase empowers shoppers to make more informed decisions and minimize purchase regrets. With stringent curation on the brands they carry in store, and new designs reaching their boutiques on a weekly basis, you can find latest and most relevant fashion styles and trends with them.
The Tembusu presents the lastest condominium at tampines road Singapore. From being close to one of the major business hubs in Singapore, to the many weekend chill-out venues and amenities, The Tembusu is close to where you Work, Learn, Shop & Play.
The Tembusu is not just about preserving its past. It’s also very much about preserving the future.
This new property is situated along Tampines Road, near Kovan MRT and offers units ranging from 1Bed to 4Bed with Penthouses and Attic options.