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Hougang is a planning area located in the North-East Region of Singapore. It has a land area of about 13.93 km2, Hougang ranks the 19th, 5th & 6th in terms of size, population & density respectively.

Hougang is the most populous in the region, being home to 222,310 residents and is made out of 3 subzones, namely, Defu Industrial Park, Kovan, Lorong Halus. It is bordered by Sengkang to the north, Geylang to the south, Bedok to the southeast, Toa Payoh to the southwest, Paya Lebar to the east and Serangoon to the west.

Notable Structures[edit]


Primary Schools Secondary Schools
  • Golden Harvester Primary School
  • Holy Innocents' Primary School
  • Hougang Primary School
  • Montfort Junior School
  • Paya Lebar Methodist Girls' School (Primary)
  • Punggol Primary School
  • Xinghua Primary School
  • Xin Min Primary School
  • Yio Chu Kang Primary School



Shopping Centres/Malls[edit]

  • 18 Tai Seng
  • Buangkok Square
  • Heartland Mall
  • Hougang 1 (Previously known as Hougang Point)
  • Hougang Green Shopping Mall
  • Hougang Mall
  • Hougang Rivercourt
  • Kang Kar Mall
  • Promenade @ Pelikat
  • The Midtown
  • Upper Serangoon Shopping Centre


  • Hougang Plaza (redeveloped into The Midtown)


  • Institute of Mental Health (IMH)
  • Singapore Leprosy Relief Association (SILRA)


  • Punggol Park

Main Sports Facilities[edit]

  • Hougang ActiveSG Sports Centre
  • Kovan Sports Centre

Bus Interchange[edit]

Hougang Central Interchange[edit]

Service Destination Notes
27 ↺ Changi Airport N/A
51 Jurong East
74 Buona Vista
89 ↺ Airport Cargo Road
89e Airport Cargo Road Weekdays AM Peak
Express Service
102 ↺ Seletar Aerospace Avenue N/A
107 Shenton Way
107M ↺ Raffles Boulevard
112 ↺ Hougang Street 92
113 ↺ Upper Paya Lebar Road
116 ↺ Serangoon Central
132 Bukit Merah
147 Clementi
151 Kent Ridge
153 Bukit Merah
161 Woodlands
165 Clementi
324 ↺ Upper Serangoon View
325 ↺ Hougang Street 91
329 ↺ Buangkok Crescent


Incumbent Role
Central Singapore CDC
Denise Phua Mayor of Central CDC
North East CDC
Desmond Choo Mayor of North East CDC
South East CDC
Mohd Fahmi Aliman Mayor of South East CDC
Aljunied GRC
Gerald Giam Member of Parliament for Bedok Reservoir-Punggol
Vacant1 Member of Parliament for Serangoon
Sylvia Lim Member of Parliament for Paya Lebar
Ang Mo Kio GRC
Darryl David Member of Parliament for Ang Mo Kio-Hougang
Ng Ling Ling Member of Parliament for Jalan Kayu
Hougang SMC
Dennis Tan Member of Parliament for Hougang
Marine Parade GRC
Mohd Fahmi Aliman Member of Parliament for Geylang Serai
  • 1: Leon Perera has resigned his position as Member of Parliament on 19 July 2023.

See Also[edit]


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