8 St Thomas commands unparalleled convenience due to its advantageous location. For one, its proximity to Great World City MRT gives residents easy access to the Downtown Line MRT, which links to key areas in Singapore like Chinatown and Bugis. Great World MRT connects to numerous key stations including Orchard MRT station that is just one stop away, making the trip to central area in a 2 minutes MRT ride. It is also a one stop ride to Outram Park, which connects to North-East Line and East-West Line.
Thomson East-Coast MRT Line is in the works and is expected to be completed in stages. With the new development of transportation in the region, you can also expect the vicinity to be more vibrant, which is something good to consider with regards to 8 St Thomas.
Within proximity to 8 St Thomas includes Great World City, Orchard Central, *SCAPE and many more. Other popular options also include 313@Somerset, which is also within walking distance and provide numerous dining options as well. Daily essentials are also covered at Fairprice that is within the area. After the revamp of Great World City, the area has boomed with new food and retail options, perfect for residents that plans to reside in 8 St Thomas.
Besides, another selling point of 8 St Thomas is that you can also expect to visit Orchard area easily, which also offers even more entertainment, fine dining and endless shopping. With URA making plans to revitalise the CBD area and make it more engaging post office hours, it is also a good sign if you are planning to invest in properties as well.
8 St Thomas is also near quite a few reputable schools, which can be convenient if you have children in your family. Some of these schools include:
- River Valley primary School
- Anglo-Chinese School
- Raffles Girls Secondary School
- St. Margaret’s Primary School
- Singapore Management University (SMU)
- Chatsworth International School
- ISS International School