Kelana Jaya

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Kelana Jaya is a neighbourhood of Petaling Jaya city, in the state of Selangor, Malaysia, comprising sections SS3, SS4, SS5, SS6, and SS7. The Damansara-Puchong Expressway cuts through this neighbourhood. The shopping mall Paradigm Mall is located here.

The current Member of Parliament representing the constituent is Wong Chen from People's Justice Party (Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR)).

Education[edit]

Primary Schools[edit]

  • SRK Kelana Jaya (1) and (2)
  • SRK Sri Kelana
  • Sri Nobel

Secondary Schools[edit]

Colleges[edit]

The Selangor School for the Deaf is also located in the neighbourhood.

Places of worship[edit]

  • Tabung Haji Mosque (Hajj Pilgrims Complex)
  • Al-Hidayah Mosque
  • St.Ignatius Catholic Church
  • Sri Sakthi Easwari Hindu Temple
  • Manjushri Kadampa Buddhist Centre

Facilities[edit]

Kelana Jaya has a wealth of recreational facilities. One major attraction in Kelana Jaya is the Kelana Jaya Lake Park in SS7. Many people from other areas of Petaling Jaya and neighbouring Subang Jaya come to this park on weekends to unwind and relax among the greenery. Fishing in the largest lake is also popular. Next to the park is a collection of community recreational facilities such as a public swimming pool and courts for badminton, futsal, hockey, and tennis. The 20,000-seater Petaling Jaya Stadium is also located near the park. The Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor Sports Complex is very popular and is a little further down the expressway from the lake park.

Commerce[edit]

Paradigm Mall at dusk

In May 2012, a large new shopping centre called Paradigm Mall opened in SS7. It has a cinema, a Tesco supermarket, plenty of retail stores and eateries, and is located right at the centre of Kelana Jaya, within walking distance from most of the housing estates. Giant Hypermarket

Every year a street bazaar opens daily on Jalan SS6/1 during the fasting month of Ramadhan, selling plenty of local delights in time for the evening breaking of fast or buka puasa.

Accommodation[edit]

A budget hotel named Goodhope Hotel is located at SS6.

Others[edit]

Other points of interest include:

  • Giant Hypermarket, Kelana Jaya
  • Kelana Centre Point
  • Kelana Mall
  • Al Fariz Maju
  • Alaio pubs
  • Shiraz
  • Sunda Taman
  • Grido Studio
  • Music Master
  • Jalan Tandang, Rajoos Restaurant
  • Royal Malaysian Customs headquarters
  • Manjushri Kadampa Buddhist Centre
  • Paradigm Mall

Accessibility[edit]

The main routes into Kelana Jaya are via the Damansara-Puchong Expressway and the Federal Highway, which forms the southern border of the neighbourhood.

Public Transport[edit]

Kelana Jaya is well served by public transport. The last station on the Kelana Jaya Line (LRT) is Kelana Jaya LRT station, in SS4. This station also acts as a bus and taxi hub with buses from this station going out to the rest of Kelana Jaya and adjacent suburbs such as Bandar Utama and Subang Jaya. Taman Bahagia LRT station is also nearby.