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Cinema, cricket field at Singapore's biggest dormitory

First integrated complex for 16,800 foreign workers to open in phases in Tuas

Published on Aug 10, 2014 6:42 AM

When a new mega-dormitory at Tuas South Avenue 1 opens its doors at the end of this month, it will not just be Singapore's biggest, but also the first integrated facility of its kind.

The 16,800-bed complex will not just have a minimart, beer garden and foodcourt, but will offer recreational options, including a 250-seat cinema and a cricket field, within its 8.4ha compound.

Tuas View Dormitory will have 20 four-storey blocks, half of which have been built.

The biggest dorm currently operating in Singapore is a 12,000-bed facility in Kranji.

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Background story


Nine new dormitories will be built over the next two years, providing nearly 100,000 extra beds for foreign workers.

  • Woodlands Avenue 10

Capacity: 4,100

  • Pulau Punggol Timor

Capacity: 4,000

  • Pulau Punggol Timor

Capacity: 14,000

  • Admiralty Road West

Capacity: 9,000

  • Tuas South Avenue 1

Capacity: 16,800

  • Tuas South Street 15

Capacity: 12,800

  • Tuas South Street 13

Capacity: 9,200

  • Sungei Tengah, along Old Choa Chu Kang Road

Capacity: 25,000

  • Mandai Road

Capacity: 2,000

Total: 96,900 beds