Tampines proudly enjoys the status of being the first Regional Hub of Singapore. A well planned township that has evolved into a self-sustained district, residents of Tampines enjoy seamless transition from play to schooling to work since the first stone was laid. Suffice is to say that it has blossomed into a mini city within a city-state, yet served by an advanced and well thought-out tranportation network that linkTampines to all over Singapore.
Conveniently accessed by main expressways like TPE, PIE, ECP an KPE, it is never a hassle to reach other parts of the island via these networks. For those who prefer commuting in public transport, the 3 MRT stations (Downtown and East-West Line) connect commuters to various part of Singapore in cool comfort. For the record,The Tapestry is right beside Tampines West Station of the Downtown Line. Furthermore, buses plying within the neighbourhood and express services provide even more convenience to residents.
Being a populous township, Tampines naturally is well-equipped with amenities to meet thr demands of residents. Eateries, recreational facilities, banks, shopping malls, schools and libraries are fully established over the years for the holistic dwelling experience.
Big retail outlets like IKEA, Giants, Century Square, Courts and Tampines Mall provide literally all the daily needs and weekend family time. From F&B enjoyment to grocery shopping to movies to banking, nothing is left out!
Famous schools in the vicinity include Poi Ching Primary, St Hilda (both Primary and Secondary), Gongshang Primary, Temasek Polytechnic, Tampines JC, SUTD ( Singapore Univesity of Design and Technology), The Japanese School Changi Campus and United World College Damai Secondary provide excellent educations for both local and foreign youngsters.