Bandar Baru Klang

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Klang Newtown
Township
Nickname(s): BBK
Motto: The 21st Century Integrated Township[1]
Country Malaysia
State Selangor
District Klang
Government
 • Local Authority Majlis Perbandaran Klang
 • Yang Dipertua Mohammad Bin Yacob
Time zone MST (UTC+8)
Postcode 41150
Dialling code +60 33
Police Bandar Baru Klang

Klang Newtown is a modern township located just 2 km away from the Klang town centre in the state of Selangor, Malaysia. Bandar Baru Klang is developed by the Acmar Group.[1] The township falls under the jurisdiction of the Klang Municipal Council (MPK).

A section of Bandar Baru Klang seen from Jalan Tiara 4.

Connectivity[edit]

Klang Newtown is well connected to the Federal Highway and the North Klang Straits Bypass as well as the North Klang Valley Expressway via North Klang Straits Bypass.

Politics[edit]

Klang Newtown is represented in the Parliament by the Member of Parliament for Shah Alam, Khalid Abd Samad. In the State Assembly of Selangor, the township is represented by Yaakob Sapari, the state assemblyman for Kota Anggerik.

Facilities[edit]

AEON Bukit Raja Shopping Centre, Klang Newtown

Hotels[edit]

The RM 350 million Acmar Hotel and Residences is under construction.[2] The hotel is located next to AEON Shopping Centre Bukit Raja and is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016.[2] The construction of the hotel was halted in 1996, and has been resumed in 2015.[3]

Healthcare[edit]

The KPJ Klang Specialist Hospital, a tertiary care hospital is located in the township.[4]

Shopping[edit]

There is one shopping centre in Bandar Baru Klang, the AEON Bukit Raja Shopping Centre.

Education[edit]

Sekolah Sri Acmar; a private primary and secondary school is located at Persiaran Rajawali.

Government Offices[edit]

The office of the Selangor Department Of Director General Of Lands And Mines (Federal) as well as Federal Offices Complex are located on Persiaran Bukit Raja 1.

Sports and Recreation[edit]

Klang Executive Club [1] and U One Sports Centre are located within the township.

Future Developments[edit]

The 36-kilometer Bandar Utama-Klang Line (interim name) BKL, an LRT extension to the western corridor of Greater KL will passes through the township.[5] The township will be served by Bukit Raja and Kawasan 17 stations.[6]

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