Industrial gets chic: Sungei Kadut gears up for the future with green revamp

The pioneer Sungei Kadut industrial estate will be transformed into a unique eco-district where work and play coexist with wildlife

Rejuvenation plans for the 500ha Sungei Kadut industrial enclave include introducing lifestyle activities for both day and night in the area (above, in an artist's rendering). PHOTO: JTC CORPORATION
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In the green masterplan for the Sungei Kadut industrial area, workers can cycle to work from a new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) train station and enjoy "pocket parks" on the scenic route to their offices.

Then at lunchtime, they will be able to unwind at one of the many green spaces, observing migratory birds such as the whimbrel foraging for food in mudflats and wetlands, just a hop and skip away from the district's high-rise factory buildings.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 08, 2020, with the headline Industrial gets chic: Sungei Kadut gears up for the future with green revamp. Subscribe