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Brookefield is a neighbourhood of Bangalore. Established in the late 19th century as a settlement for the Eurasians of Bangalore. It is a posh area, with real estate prices skyrocketing and relatively new, booming commercial roads such as ITPL road. IT Companies like IBM, SAP have their offices here. It is a busy place in Bangalore.
Brookefield is now officially part of Bangalore city which is a Part of the BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike).
Villages around Brookefield
- Pattandur agrahara
- Vinayakanagara (Previously known as Dhanamandi)
- Kadugodi (Location of the Sai Baba ashram and the Whitefield railway Station)
Brookefield has started seeing a boom in residential construction since the latter half of 1990s and especially during 2002 and onwards. A major four-lane road (Varthur Road) connects Bangalore city with Brookefield.
Brookefield also has extensive city bus connectivity with a wide range of services offered by BMTC. A Traffic and Transit Management Centre (TTMC) in EPIP is now functional with schedules connecting it with most areas of the city.
BMTC bus route numbers
- To Kempegowda Bus Terminus: 333E, 320A, 333K, 333P, 335EP
- To Shivajinagar Bus Stand: 320, 320F, 331, 331C, 331E, 339, 339E
- To K.R.Market: 319A, 320C, 322, 324, 324A, 326C, 326E.
- To Hoskote: 326E, 328B, 328H
However, Brookefield suffers from water shortage especially during summer months as the whole region relies almost entirely on groundwater. With increase in housing and office space, the demand has been multiplying over the years and groundwater depletion has been worsening alarmingly. BWSSB is expected to supply the region with the execution of Cauvery Water Supply Scheme Stage IV, Phase II. BWSSB has been granted ₹1000 crore for various water projects in 2012 including supplying water to areas of Greater Bangalore which includes Brooke Field.