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Jurong West is a neighbourhood in Singapore, bounded by the Pan Island Expressway, the eastern edge of Jurong Camp, Boon Lay Way, Corporation Road, Fourth Chin Bee Road, International Road, Corporation Road, Ayer Rajah Expressway, Yuan Ching Road, Boon Lay Way, along a Canal leading into Jurong Lake, and back up to the Pan-Island Expressway. It is part of the larger town of Jurong, and has the second largest resident population in Singapore.
In the 1950s, Jurong West was mainly dominated by swamps with low hills covered by shrubs and a thick jungle. It was developed into an industrial estate in the 1960s, supported by low-cost housing. Amenities such as government dispensaries, a private hospital, creches, hawker centres and banks were built in the 1970s during efforts to develop Singapore economically.
Up to the late 1980s, only part of the Jurong West housing estate had been developed, specifically the area between Boon Lay estate and Jurong East. In the early 1990s, a new section of Pioneer Road North was built to connect the present Jurong West Extension to Upper Jurong Road. This signalled the start of the development of Jurong West Extension. Today, the area is also served by the PIE which was extended to Tuas from Corporation Road, also in the early 1990s.
Though a single neighborhood, Jurong West is divided into 3 GRCs (Chua Chu Kang, Jurong, and West Coast) and 1 SMC (Hong Kah North) and with 3 Town Councils managing different parts of the neighborhood, namely the Jurong Town Council, West Coast Town Council and Chua Chu Kang Town Council.
Nonetheless, though divided into smaller constituencies, the neighborhood is collectively managed by the PAP.
Located next to the Jurong Industrial Estate, managed by JTC, it is common to find foreign workers hanging out in the neighborhood and influx of foreign workers and foreign expatriates in the region has been a concern among the residents in the area.
List of areas 
Jurong West New Town consists of the following:
Neighbourhoods 1 and 3 - Located at Taman Jurong.
Neighbourhood 2 - Located at Boon Lay and part of Gek Poh Ville.
Neighbourhood 4 and 5 - Located at the West side of Jurong Canal and situated between Jurong East New Town and Boon Lay, It is commonly known as the 'older' neighbourhoods in Jurong West.
Neighbourhood 6 - Commonly known as Pioneer. The centre of Jurong West new town is also located at this neighbourhood.
Neighbourhood 7 and 8 - Located at Gek Poh Ville, the two neighbourhoods formed the majority part of Gek Poh Ville Estate.
Neighbourhood 9 - Commonly known as Nanyang, it is the Western most HDB neighbourhood in Singapore.
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