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Bishan is a planning area and matured residential town located in the Central Region of Singapore. Measuring at approximately 7.62 km2, Bishan ranks the 38th, 21st & 15th in terms of size, population & density respectively. Primarily a housing estate, HDB flats here are generally more expensive compared to other estates due to its location in the central region, which commands a higher price over other estates that are further away from the city.

Bishan is located at the centre of Singapore and is made out of 3 subzones, namely, Upper Thomson, Marymount and Bishan East. It is bordered by Central Water Catchment to the west, Ang Mo Kio to the north, Toa Payoh to the south and Serangoon to the east.

Notable Structures





  • Bishan Depot
  • Bishan Public Library
  • Central Provident Fund Building (Bishan)
  • Thomson Community Club

Shopping Centres/Malls

  • Bishan North Shopping Mall
  • Junction 8
  • Sin Ming Plaza
  • Thomson Imperial Court
  • Thomson Plaza
  • Thomson V One
  • Thomson V Two


  • Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

Main Sports Facilities

  • Bishan ActiveSG Stadium

Bus Interchange

Bishan Interchange

Service Destination Notes
50 Punggol N/A
52 Jurong East
53 ↺ Changi Airport
54 Kampong Bahru
55 Upper East Coast
56 Marina Centre
57 Bukit Merah
58 Pasir Ris
59 Changi Village
410G ↺ Shunfu Road Clockwise loop
410W Counter-clockwise loop


Incumbent Role
Central Singapore CDC
Denise Phua Mayor of Central CDC
Bishan - Toa Payoh GRC
Chee Hong Tat Member of Parliament for Toa Payoh West-Thomson
Chong Kee Hiong Member of Parliament for Bishan East-Sin Ming
Marymount SMC
Gan Siow Huang Member of Parliament for Marymount


Planning Areas ViewTalkEdit
Central BishanBukit MerahBukit TimahDowntown Core1GeylangKallangMarina East1Marina South1Marine ParadeMuseum1Newton1NovenaOrchard1Outram1QueenstownRiver Valley1Rochor1Singapore River1Southern IslandsStraits View1TanglinToa Payoh
East BedokChangiChangi BayPasir RisPaya LebarTampines
North Central Water CatchmentLim Chu KangMandaiSembawangSimpangSungei KadutWoodlandsYishun
North-East Ang Mo KioHougangNorth-Eastern IslandsPunggolSeletarSengkangSerangoon
West Boon LayBukit BatokBukit PanjangChoa Chu KangClementiJurong EastJurong WestPioneerTengahTuasWestern IslandsWestern Water Catchment
1: Located within the Central Area