2 Respect 2 Group 8
Yishun in the past
How did the word ‘ Yishun ’ come about?
The name Yishun is a Mandarin romanisation of Nee Soon named after Lim Nee Soon, a prominent in dustralist who made his fortune from rubber and pineapple.
What are the historical stories of Yishun?
Yishun has started the development of HDB flats since 1976, with the first HDB flats at Chong Pang, Yishun neighbourhood 1 has been developed since 1981, followed by neighbourhood 7 and neighbourhood 2. Neighbourhood 6, 8 and 9 have been developed in 1987, together with the town centre ,neighbourhood 3 and 4 followed slightly later in 1992. Construction of the neighbourhood 5 was started on 2009 after the crossrail west was announced and will be completed by 2015.
What were the facilities or amenities available in Yishun between 1950-2000?
Northpoint shopping centre, Chong Pang ,GV Yishun, Yishun community library and other neighbourhood shopping areas.
Medical facilities, parks, Garden and other Recreational sports facilities.