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|WAPDA Town, Lahore|
|District & City||Lahore|
WAPDA Town is one of the residential areas of Lahore in Pakistan consist of 85 Murabas. It was developed for employees of the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) in 1978 and plots alloted the members by belloting in 1982 (after submission of full installments which were according to size of plot) ; however, as of now, anyone can buy land or a house. There are two major phases (Phase-I & Phase-II) and one extension of Phase-I (Phase-I Ext) of wapda town. It has 12000 residential plots (in all phases) approximately out of which 70% are now constructed in Phase-I.
WAPDA Town is located in the southern part of Lahore; neighbouring societies and towns include Valencia Town, PCSIR Society Phase II, Johar Town, Punjab Government Employees Society, NFC Phase 1, and Iqbal Avenue Co-operative Housing Society. With adequate housing, educational, security, and entertainment facilities, it has become one of the major housing schemes in the city. Many educational institutions of the city provide dedicated transport services to the town's residents. About transportation facility, you may reach here with 10-No. DAEWOO Bus Service from Railway Station.
There is a lot of security and facilities for the residents. Markets, family parks and masjids are in almost every block of WAPDA Town but all people missing the ground as playland for youngsters. Recently a big commercial market has been developed in E2 block and another one is under construction in G1 Block. Usmaina tower is another big commercial center on private land beside the town. There is a degree college for women in D2 on the main road. There are also two banks, one is in society office, named HBL, other is opposite to E2 market named NIB. Both banks are with ATM facility. Society Office for transfer of plots and houses is located in F-2 Block. Area outside its main gate having all major banks and brands like Bata, Sevice, Ideas, Firdous, Al-karam, Stylo, Leisure Club, Minni Minors, Sony, Breakout, Stylo, Molti Foam etc. Plots and houses prices are increasing rapidly there as are already touching as high as 7 millions for 10 marla.
The population of this newly established suburban area is expanding as the property rates offered there are more or less the same as other very expensive suburbs of Lahore city like Defence Housing Authority, Lahore.
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