Putra Heights sign on top of Bukit Cermin.
|• Administered by||
Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya|
(Subang Jaya Municipal Council)
|Time zone||UTC+8 (MST)|
|Area code(s)||+603-51, +603-5614|
Putra Heights (Chinese: 布特拉高原) is a residential township in Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. It is located within the mukim of Damansara. The township is visible by the tall and famous Bukit Cermin in Putra Heights.
Location, Area Description and Demographic
Putra Heights is a 727 hectares township developed by Sime UEP Properties in 1999. There is a hill located in the heart of the township, namely Bukit Cermin which has earned its reputation as one of the most famous cycling hills in the Klang Valley.
Putra Point Commercial Center and Giant Putra Heights are the only commercial developments that have many amenities to serve the residents of Putra Heights. The latest commercial development in the area is Main Place in USJ 21. There are more shopping options in adjacent townships like USJ and Puchong.
The township is home to three prestigious neighborhoods, namely Putra Palms,Putra Bistari, The Glades and Kingsley Hills. These neighborhoods include a range of houses from luxurious high-rise condominiums to low-density villas, link houses, semi-detached and bungalows. All of them are integrated with gated and guarded 24-hour security.
In the township, there is an international school, Kingsley International School, a Chinese government school SRJK (C) Tun Tan Siew Sin, Sekolah Kebangsaan Putra Heights 2 a government primary school, and Sekolah Menengah USJ 23. In adjacent township USJ, there is a wide variety of schools ranging from primary up to tertiary level.
The township is accessible via many major expressways and roads. The expressway that passes directly through the township is North–South Expressway Central Link (ELITE). The interchange at ELITE was opened to traffic on 19 February 2009, as the main route to Putra Heights. Other major expressways which connects through the ELITE expressway are the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE), Damansara–Puchong Expressway (LDP), SKVE and Shah Alam Expressway (KESAS).
The township is now connected via LRT as of 2016. The Putra Heights LRT station on Rapid KL's Kelana Jaya Line and Sri Petaling Line is located at Persiaran Putra Indah near Putra Point Commercial Centre. The LRT Extension Project (LEP) extended the Sri Petaling Line and Kelana Jaya Line to Putra Heights station. It is now the current southern terminus for both the LRT lines, where the station offers a cross-platform interchange between the lines. The Kelana Jaya Line has been extended from its former terminus at Kelana Jaya station and the Subang Depot, running through residential areas and townships such as Ara Damansara, Kelana Jaya, Subang Jaya (where it integrates with the KTM Komuter Port Klang Line at Subang Jaya station), USJ (where it integrates with the BRT Sunway Line at USJ 7 station), Subang Alam and Alam Megah and finally to Putra Heights. The LRT line also connects commercial and recreational centres such as the Dana 1 commercial centre, Kelana Centre Point, Subang Parade, the Empire Shopping Gallery, The Summit Shopping Mall, Main Place USJ, SS15 Courtyard, The 19 USJ City Mall and Da Men Mall USJ. Similarly, the Sri Petaling Line has been extended from its former terminus at Sri Petaling station, running through Awan Besar, Kampung Muhibbah, Bandar Kinrara where it runs along the Bukit Jalil Highway and through the Puchong city centre along the Damansara-Puchong Expressway (LDP) before going through Puchong Prima, Puchong Perdana and terminating at Putra Heights. The Sri Petaling Line also connects various recreational and commercial centres such as Giant Hypermarket Kinrara, IOI Mall Puchong, Tesco Hypermarket Puchong, SetiaWalk Puchong, Bandar Puteri Puchong and Kompleks Puchong Perdana. The station is the 2nd station after Masjid Jamek station that integrates both the Kelana Jaya Line and Sri Petaling Line.