Bukit Timah Link GLS

44,132 sqft , Plot Ratio: 3.0

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The Bukit Timah Link GLS Land site is located within the Beauty World precinct, which is envisioned to be a green urban village that serves as the centre of community life and the southern gateway into Bukit Timah’s nature attractions

Land plot launched for Developer Tender in Aug 2022
Land Tender to Close in Nov 2022
Project to be launched for public sales in Q1 2024

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Bukit Timah Link GLS 

The Bukit Timah Link GLS land plot is situated within the prime Upper Bukit Timah area, bounded by Bukit Timah Link and Jalan Jurong Kechil. 

The land plot is right beside an earlier new launch, The Linq @ Beauty World

As of Jan 2022, the current status of this land plot is as follows: 

  • Site Area: 0.41 hectares (approx 44,132sqft)
  • Residential Land Plot
  • Gross Plot Ratio: 3.0 
  • Estimated Housing Units: 140
  • Currently on reserve list, with more details being made available in June 2022 

Press Coverage

URA launches tender for two residential sites at Bukit Timah Link and Hillview Rise

31 Aug 2022

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has released two residential sites at Bukit Timah Link and Hillview Rise for sale today under the Confirmed List of the second half 2022 (2H2022) Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme. Together, these two sites can yield about 495 residential units.

The tender for the Bukit Timah Link and Hillview Rise sites will close at 12 noon on 3 November 2022. 

LocationBukit Timah LinkHillview Rise
Site Area4,611.1 sqm (1)10,395.2 sqm
Land Use ZoningResidentialResidential
Maximum Gross Floor Area (GFA)13,834 sqm29,107 sqm
Maximum Building HeightMax 20 storeys

Technical height:

153m SHD (2)
Technical height:

120m SHD (2)
Estimated Number of Housing Units160 units (3)335 units (3)
Lease Period99 years99 years

(1) Subject to cadastral survey
(2) Building height is based on Singapore Height Datum
(3) Actual number of housing units proposed by developer may vary

Press Coverage

Release of second half of 2022 Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme

7 June 2022

The Government today announced the Government Land Sales (GLS) Programme for the second half of 2022 (2H2022), which comprises six Confirmed List sites and eight Reserve List sites. These sites can yield about 7,310 private residential units, 94,750 sqm gross floor area (GFA) of commercial space and 530 hotel rooms.

The list includes the land plot at Bukit Timah Link.

Bukit Timah Link GLS Site Introduction

Rejuvenation of Beauty World precinct

The land parcel is located within the Beauty World precinct, which is envisioned to be a green urban village that serves as the centre of community life and the southern gateway into Bukit Timah’s nature attractions. This precinct is being revitalised with the completion of the Coast-to-Coast trail, upcoming completion of the Rail Corridor and Rifle Range Nature Park, as well as ongoing public and private development projects (e.g. new Bukit Timah Community Building, mixed-use integrated transport hub at Jalan Anak Bukit) in the area.

Proximity to Amenities

Within walking distance of the site are the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and Bukit Batok Nature Park, as well as various retail and F&B options (e.g. at the future mixed-use development at Jalan Anak Bukit, Bukit Timah shopping centre, The Linq @ Beauty World). Educational institutions such as Pei Hwa Primary School and Ngee Ann Polytechnic are also within walking distance of the site, while Hwa Chong Institution is 3 MRT stations away.

Excellent Accessibility

Located in close proximity to the Beauty World Downtown Line MRT station, residents of the upcoming development can enjoy easy access via public transport to key destinations island-wide, including Botanic Garden (4 stations away), Orchard Road shopping precinct (7 stations away) and one-north (8 stations away).

LocationBukit Timah Link
Site Area (1)4,611.1 sqm
Allowable DevelopmentResidential
Maximum Gross Floor Area13,834 sqm
Maximum Building Height (2)Max 20 storeys

Technical height
153 m SHD
Project Completion Period (3)60 months
Lease Period99 years

(1) Site area subject to cadastral survey.
(2) Building height is based on Singapore Height Datum.
(3) Computed from the date of acceptance of the tender by the Authority up to date of issue of Temporary Occupation Permit for the whole of the proposed development.

Map showing location of Bukit Timah Link GLS

URA Master Plan of Bukit Timah Link GLS, showing plot ratio of 3.0 on a Residential only land plot

Bukit Timah Link GLS Street View

Bukit Timah Link GLS Planning Concept

The Land Parcel is located within the Beauty World precinct, at the junction of Jalan Jurong Kechil and Jalan Anak Bukit. At the 7 th Mile along Bukit Timah Road, the Beauty World precinct has evolved from a local village centre to an urban village with 2-storey shophouses lining Cheong Chin Nam Road, Chun Tin Road and Jalan Jurong Kechil, as well as shopping centres along Upper Bukit Timah Road. Today, the area offers a variety of retail and food and beverage amenities in close proximity to Beauty World MRT Station.

As one of Singapore’s endearing identity nodes, Beauty World is envisioned as a green urban village that will serve as the centre of community life and the southern gateway into Bukit Timah’s nature attractions. The Rail Corridor, Coast-to-Coast trail and upcoming Rifle Range Nature Park will be complemented by public and private development projects 1 that will facilitate the area’s rejuvenation and add to its overall vibrancy. Cycling paths will also be introduced as part of the comprehensive cycling network to connect the area to the existing Park Connector Network and Rail Corridor.

Set against the backdrop of Bukit Timah Hill and the upcoming naturebased projects, the proposed development is envisioned to be lushly landscaped to contribute towards the overall sense of greenery in the area.

The rejuvenation of Beauty World will be carried out progressively, through both upcoming public and private development projects, including the upcoming new Bukit Timah Community Building, Jalan Anak Bukit Integrated Transport Hub, and The Linq@Beauty World (previously known as Goh and Goh Building).

Summary of planning and urban design requirements

ParametersProvisions / Requirements
Site Area4,611.1 m2
Land use/ZoningResidential
Type of Proposed Housing DevelopmentThe proposed residential development shall be for:

a. Condominium; or
b. Flats; or
c. Serviced Apartments; or
d. With the prior written approval, a combination of flats and strata landed houses.
Permissible Gross Floor Area (GFA)Maximum GFA: 13,834 m2 .

Minimum GFA: 12,451 m2 .
Building Height#Maximum 20 storeys or 153.0m SHD, whichever is lower
Building SetbackThe development is subject to the building setback requirements as shown on the Control Plan.

The proposed development shall comply with Development Control Guidelines.

* Subject to final cadastral survey
# Building height is based on number of storeys or Singapore Height Datum (SHD). All construction equipment and temporary structures, such as cranes, piling rigs, etc., are subject to a maximum allowable technical height control of 153m SHD, and are to comply with the requirements of the relevant Competent Authorities. Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) clearance shall be sought for the use of construction equipment and temporary structures above 120.0m SHD.

Demolition of Existing Car Park within Land Parcel

There is an existing open space car park located within the Land Parcel as shown in the Control Plan. The successful tenderer is required, at his own cost and expense, to demolish the open space car park and remove any abandoned services and / or divert any existing services as part of the proposed development works for the Land Parcel.

The successful tenderer shall ensure that the buildings and services, if any, within the vicinity of the works are not damaged or in any way affected by the demolition works at all times.

Building Form and Massing

The building form and massing of the proposed development shall be designed to respond and relate sensitively to the natural topography of the site and the surrounding context, including the nearby Bukit Timah Hill. The design should adopt tropical design strategies to respond appropriately to Singapore’s tropical climate.

It is important to ensure that the proposed development does not create a wall-like effect when viewed from all elevations. The successful tenderer is to refer to the URA circular on Sensitive Design and Development: An Industry Guide of Good Practices to minimise Wall-like effect Developments dated 4 March 2010 for more information.

Building Facade

The facades of the development are to be well articulated with a good proportion of solid (walls) and voids (fenestration), as well as to include recesses, ledges, sun-shading devices, greenery etc., to respond appropriately to the tropical climate and nearby natural contexts. Full glass façades are not allowed.

To create visual interest and to break down the building mass, elements of tropical architecture such as sky terraces, balconies, sunshading louvres, deep recesses, window ledges, roof terrace, communal planter boxes and vertical green walls are encouraged to be provided as part of the development and integrated with the overall building form and architectural treatment of the proposed development.

Landscape Replacement Areas (LRA)

The proposed development is required to provide Landscape Replacement Areas (LRAs) equivalent in area to the site area of the Land Parcel. Within these Landscape Replacement Areas, a minimum of 40% of the area is to be used for softscape (permanent planting), and the remaining areas can be used for hardscape. Please refer to the prevailing Landscape Replacement Areas Guidelines in Strategic Areas for the computation of LRAs.

Perimeter Treatment

The boundary fence of the development along Jalan Jurong Kechil shall be designed to be visually porous so that the lush landscaping within the green buffer is visible from the street level. The design of the boundary fence is to be well integrated with the landscape design. Solid walls are not allowed.

Electric Vehicles (EV) Charging Infrastructure Provision

To future-proof new development sites in Singapore, the successful tenderer is required to have active and passive provision of EV charging points for the proposed development as set out in Clauses 7.2.26-27 of the Conditions and Requirements of Relevant Competent Authorities and Public Utility Licensees.

Road Improvement Works

The successful tenderer shall, at his own cost and expense, widen Bukit Timah Link and carry out road improvement works along Bukit Timah Link, as shown indicatively in the Control Plan and as set out in Section 7.0 of the Conditions and Requirements of Relevant Competent Authorities and Public Utility Licensees, and shall be subject to the approval of the Authority, LTA, NParks, and the relevant Competent Authorities, at the formal submission stage.

Bukit Timah Link GLS Technical Maps

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