Bukit Tambun

Bukit Tambun is a town located in Simpang Ampat, Penang. This small town in Seberang Perai Southern district also lies close to several other big cities like ButterworthGerogetown and Taiping. With the completion of the Second Penang Bridge, Bukit Tambun is quickly being thrust into the lime light as investments pours in and development of various industries begin picking up momentum.

The main road in Bukit Tambun is the Jalan Bukit Tambun that links to the North-South expressway. The PLUS highway connects Bukit Tambun to other metropolises in the country. Jalan Bukit Tambun extends into Batu Kawan ending at the new Batu Musang Jetty. Folks of Bukit Tambun can also access the Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge via the PLUS highway. Several public transports like the free of charge Congestion Alleviation Transport (C.A.T) are available in this town.

Bukit Tambun may be a small town but it is equipped with various amenities and facilities for the convenience of its residence. The town’s post offices, police station, fire brigade and public service department provide various services that ensure the safety and well-being of local folks. Residents are also able to obtain quality medical care from clinics located in the town like the Klinik Desa Bukit Tambun and Klinik 1 Malaysia Batu Kawan. Folks can easily find other hospitals in nearby town like Seberang Jaya Hospital (21 minutes drive) and Bukit Mertajam Hospital (29 minutes drive).

Families can easily get their groceries and necessities at local marts and malls like the Pasar Awam Tambun Indah, JMS Super Mart Tambun and Gemilang Mini Market. For more options, one can head to shopping malls located in nearby town like the Ferry Pier, Sunway Carnival Mall and Billion Shopping Centre in Butterworth, Aeon mall and Mydin in Bukit Mertajam as well as IKEA store in Batu Kawan. Folks can also drop by at the night market in Batu Kawan that is filled with snacks and grocery stalls.

Contributing to Penang’s reputation of being a food paradise, Batu Kawan boasts home to several eateries offering a wide array of cuisines. Because of its proximity with the sea, Bukit Tambun has an ample amount of fresh seafood and as such, is home to many seafood eateries. Seafood aficionados will definitely enjoy chomping down on the fresh catch seafood served in a variety of styles in restaurants like Restoran How Kee Seafood Village, Jetty Seafood, Restaurant Floating Seafood Paradies and Shell out Daun Pisang. Aside from feasting on gourmet meals, the local cafes and bistros provides indicdual with a place to chill and relax after a long day of work.

Several schools can be found throughout the town like Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Tambun and Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (C) Keng Koon. Should parents prefer international education, there are several of such facilities located within driving distance such as the Fairview International School in Bayan Lepas (34 minutes drive), St. Christopher’s International Primary school in Georgetown (38 minutes drive) as well as the Northern Lights International School (9 minutes drive) and Gems International School (13 minutes drive) in Simpang Ampat.

Aside from being a food haven like Georgetown, Bukit Tambun shares another unique attraction like Gerogetown – wall painting. There are a vast amount of street arts and mural drawings that can be found in the village. These wall paintings have no specific themes ranging from comic book characters to celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, Bruce Lee, David Copperfield and Woody (of Toy Story). These whimsical vibrant arts have indeed added more colors to the otherwise dull fishing village.

Thanks to the completion of the Second Penang Bridge, many local and international businesses and investors have begun to take interest in Bukit Tambun seeing this city’s potential. Industries with likes of lodging industry (like No.31 Maple Inn and BumBum Homestay), chemical industries (like AST Chemical and THM Plastic Industries Sdn Bhd), food manufacturing (like Engfu Feedmill Sdn Bhd and Choon Fatt Sauce Factory) and many more are sprouting like mushroom after the rain throughout the town. These industries of various sorts that have begun setting up their base in this city will help propel economic development of Bukit Tambun contributing to the effort of making this town into a self-sustaining and intelligent metropolis.

Properties of Bukit Tambun are of freehold with a median price of MYR 70 thousand and a median price psf of MYR 20. This developing township has a variety if property project with the likes of Royal Infinity, Royal Heights and Royal Nova.

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