is one of the oldest satellite towns in Singapore, situated on the south-westernmost edge of the Central Region of Singapore. It outskirts Bukit Timah toward the north, Tanglin toward the upper east, Bukit Merah toward the east and southeast, and Clementi towards the northwest and west.
Developed by the Singapore Improvement Trust during the 1950s and consequently by the Housing and Development Board during the 1960s, Queenstown was the first satellite town to be built in the Tiny Red Dot. Most of the public apartments inside the municipality comprises of one, two, or three-room pads, regularly in low rise, stroll up blocks. Significant improvement work was done during the initial Five-Year Building Program somewhere in the range of 1960 and 1965. A sum of 19,372 dwelling units were developed somewhere in the range of 1952 and 1968.