Batu Caves (town)

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Batu Caves (Chinese: 黑风洞、峇都喼) (Tamil:பத்துமலை)is a mukim and town in Gombak District, Selangor, Malaysia. The town is experiencing an increase in residences due to a housing boom in the center of the city.

Townships and villages[edit]

  • Taman Jasa
  • Kampung Nakhoda
  • Taman Pinggiran Batu Caves
  • Taman Industri Bolton
  • Kampung Indian Settlement
  • Taman Amaniah
  • Taman Batu Caves
  • Taman Selasih
  • Taman Samudera
  • Taman Desa Bakti
  • Taman Desa Minang
  • Taman Ehsan
  • Taman Koperasi Polis
  • Astana Gemilang
  • Perkampungan Melayu Seri Gombak
  • Taman Selayang
  • Taman Seri Selayang
  • Kampung Melayu
  • Kampung Baru Batu Caves
  • Kampung Laksamana
  • Kampung Lalat
  • Kampung Datuk Karim

Places of Worships[edit]

Education[edit]

The housing boom in the town has led more residents to move into the town and led to the need for more new schools.

Kindergartens[edit]

  • Private
    • Tadika Setia Kasih
    • Tadika Disney
    • Tadika Islam Sayidina Abu-Bakar As-Siddiq
    • 3Q MRC Junior Taman Sri Gombak
  • Public
    • Tabika Kemas Perkampungan Melayu
    • Tabika Kemas Taman Seri Gombak

Primary schools[edit]

Currently, there are only six primary schools in the town.

  • Public
    • Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Seri Gombak
    • Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Seri Gombak 2
    • Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Tamil) Batu Caves
    • Sekolah Rendah Kebangsaan Taman Selayang (1)
    • Sekolah Rendah Kebangsaan Taman Selayang (2)
    • Sekolah Rendah Islam Saidina Abu Bakar As-Siddiq

Secondary schools[edit]

Current Development[edit]

Several new business centre have opened at the town heart and have raises the overall land-value. The development of the new-mosque have boost the land-value of the surrounding area at Taman Sri Gombak near the Tasik Taman Seri Gombak besides simplify the citizens and students to go to mosque for pray.

Gallery[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Public transport[edit]

The main rail station serving Batu Caves is the  KC05  Batu Caves Komuter station, opened in 2010 as part of the refurbishment of the Sentul-Batu Caves branch line.

rapidKL and Selangor Omnibus buses serve this town.

Car[edit]

Batu Caves is located right next to the MRR2 Jkr-ft28.png. The interchanges to LPT E8 (which goes to Kuantan and Kuala Terengganu) and DUKE E33 (which leads to Mont Kiara and Segambut) are located nearby.

Politics[edit]

Batu Caves is part of the Gombak parliamentary constituency, currently represented by Azmin Ali of the PKR, who is also the current Menteri Besar of Selangor.[1] Batu Caves also forms its own constituency in the Selangor State Legislative Assembly, currently represented by Amirudin Shari, also from PKR.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ahli Parlimen". Portal Rasmi Parlimen Malaysia. Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "ADN Kawasan N11 - N20". Portal Kerajaan Negeri Selangor Darul Ehsan. Retrieved 11 January 2016.