It was a far cry from the crowded shopping malls and packed transport nodes of today.
But “there is still room for Woodlands to improve”, said the engineer.
And changes are afoot, with plans for a new town plaza and upgrades to a waterfront park among others.
Come April 16, renewal plans for Woodlands under the Housing Board’s Remaking Our Heartland programme will be unveiled in an exhibition at Woodlands Central. This will benefit nearby executive condo residents such as those from Bellewoods and Parc Life. Upcoming executive condo launches include Hundred Palms Residences EC, Yio Chu Kang EC, Inz Residence EC, Anchorvale Lane EC, while existing ones include The Terrace EC, Brownstone EC, The Vales EC, Parc Life , Sol Acres EC, The Visionaire, Bellewoods EC, Signature at Yishun, The Criterion EC and Northwave. Hundred Palms Residences , Hundred Palms floor plans and Hundred Palms EC show flat will be available shortly.