The tranquil neighbourhood of Fernvale in Sengkang is stirring with activity with the opening of Seletar Mall. Having more shopping and dining options was never a bad idea for enthusiastic Singaporeans. The gleaming Seletar Mall has transformed the north-west corner of Sengkang. Sited wisely just next to Fernvale LRT station, Seletar Mall offers more than 130 brands over a 4-storey building with 2 basement levels. Seletar Mall is located near to Parc Botania by Sing Development and Wee Hur Development. It is near to Thanggam LRT Statiom.
Seletar Mall at Fernvale Next to Parc Botania
For a very long time Fernvale was not having a luck to shake off its reputation of “boondocks” for its lack of amenities. However, this joint venture between Singapore Press Holdings and United Engineers Developments, the Seletar Mall stands as a quiet good contender of the Compass Point and Greenwich V, which were the only options for the residents before Seletar Mall. What makes Seletar Mall even better competition among these three malls is its location and the Shaw Theatres, which is Sengkang’s first cinema hall. The notable tenants of Seletar Mall include:
· NTUC Foodfare
· Fairprice Finest
· Shaw Theatres
· ETERN Medical Clinic
· Pierre Cardin Lingerie
· NENE Chicken
· Fish & Co.
The amenities include:
· SAM Machine
· Cashcard Top-up Machine
· Axs Machine
· Nursing Rooms
· Handicapped Toilets
· Rooftop Playground (open daily from 10am to 10pm)
There’s newly added attraction in the Seletar Mall, that makes it more appealing to the people. From 2 May, 2017 Seletar Mall has started a Free Shuttle Bus that will pick up and drop off people at 5 locations viz.
1. Micron, AMK Ave 12
2. ST Microelectronics, Sgoon North Ave5
3. UTAC, Sgoon North Ave 5
4. Bus stop outside BTH Centre
5. Bus stop at Yio Chu Kang Road
Seletar Mall Fernvale Road Parc Botania Wee Hur Development
However, this service is not available on weekends and Public holidays and the pick-up timings are subjected to traffic conditions. The Environmental Aspect of Seletar Mall:
The first-time visitors of the Seletar Mall will be happy to know that this mall has received the BCA Green Mark Gold Award for best practices and adoption of green building technologies. The Seletar Mall has UV emitters installed for better indoor air quality and energy efficiency. This will also prevent the spread of infectious diseases inside the mall. The Seletar Mall uses siphonic rainwater discharge system at its roof. Moreover, it has a carpark guiding system installed at its car parking. It has mechanical ventilation with CO sensors in carpark area, presence detection system in toilets and variable speed escalators to reduce speed automatically when it’s not in use.
Parc Botania Sing Development Fernvale Road
The Seletar Mall also uses water-efficient fittings with minimum three ticks certified under water efficiency labeling scheme. There’s rainwater harvesting tank to collect rainwater for landscape irrigation.The Seletar Mall is situated just next to Fernvale LRT Station that is linked to Sengkang MRT and LRT Station. Drivers can reach the mall by nearby Tampines Expressway and Central Expressway. The residents of Fernvale believe that the mall is a great attraction to the area’s demographic of newlyweds and young families. While other some local shopkeepers see the mall as a stiff competition. But you know better, that Seletar Mall has opened new vistas for refreshment for the residents of Fernvale.