After the closure of the Jurong Town in 1979, the HBD created this planning area and residential town in the Western Area of Singapore. It is separated by the areas of Western Water Catchment by the North, Boon Lay in the south and Jurong on the eastern part. Over the years since 1970, estates such as Taman Jurong, Hong Kah and Boon Lay were added to the Jurong West New Town that is today. Currently, the town of West Jurong is considered one of the densely populated areas of Singapore ranking second to Bedok. It is home to 260,000 residents living in HBD establishments. There are about 71,000 flats found scattered all over town. The town also wishes to rejuvenate its very own Lake District to add up to the town’s attractiveness to stay and live in.
Driving to Jurong West has been made easier due to the improved road system scheme and better public transportation to decongest the road. This can be easily accesses through the Opp Jurog Road next to the Capital Central Highway. After routing through the Pioneer North Road and reaching the main 8th Juong Rd.