WAPDA Town

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WAPDA Town, Lahore
Residential Area

Nickname(s): WECHS

WAPDA Town, Society Office
Country Pakistan
State Punjab
District & City Lahore
Code 042
Language Urdu
Established 1978
Postal Code 54770

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 the plots were allotted to the members by balloting in 1982. 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.

Wapda Town spreads over 17000 Kanal of land, while it has two Phases, located on adjacent to each other on Khayaban-e-Jinnah Road. Wapda Town is surrounded by various developed and well-established housing schemes including Nasheman-e-Iqbal Housing Scheme, Punjab University Employees Cooperative Housing Scheme, Tariq Garden, Engineers Architect Housing Society and others.

Phase 1 is located on Eastern side of Khayaban-e-Jinnah Road, while Wapda Town Phase 2 is located on Western side of Khayaban-e-Jinnah Road. Both Phases are developed according to modern Real Estate planning, that’s why Wapda Town has became an attractive Housing Community for the elite class of Lahore.

Wapda Town Blocks[edit]

Both Phases of Wapda Town are divided into Blocks named in ascending alphabetical sequence i.e. Phase 1 include Block A, Block B, Block C, Block D, Block E, Block F, Block G, Block H, Block I, Block J and Block K etc. These Blocks are further divided into sub divisions i.e. Block K1, Block K2 and Block K3 etc. The main aim of division is to make it easy to allocate the resources to residents of every Block, i.e. each division of Block has its own utilities including roads, utilities, parks etc.

Same like in Phase 1, Wapda Town Lahore Phase 2 has same life style and development, Phase 2 include Block M, Block N, Block P and Block Q etc. Phase 2 is less developed as compared to Phase 1, about half of the areas of Phase 2 has been developed, while the population of Wapda Town Lahore Phase 2 is gradually increasing.

Infrastructure[edit]

Infrastructure of Wapda Town include basic to modern living amenities that make the site up-to-date and well established. Carpeted roads, very beautiful living environment, and provision of all utilities, Educational Institutes and Recreational Parks; all these facilities are part of Wapda Town Lahore.[1]

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