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Industrial Redevelopment Programme

In February 1997, we launched the Industrial Redevelopment Programme (IRP) with the following objectives:

  • Cater to change of land use in the latest Urban Redevelopment Authority’s Master Plan
  • Increase land productivity
  • Address the issue of inadequate facilities and infrastructure
  • Address pollution concerns caused by existing factories

To-date, we have announced 14 IRP batches and cleared more than 3,000 industrial units, with tenants relocated to modern industrial complexes with better facilities.

If you are affected by the relocation, and satisfy our eligibility conditions, you may be entitled to relocation benefits.




Announced and completed batches

Discover our announced batches and where our tenants are relocated.

Since 1997, a total of 14 batches of more than 3,800 units have been announced for clearance and relocation under the Industrial Redevelopment Programme (IRP).

11 batches have been completed and the tenants relocated to 15 replacement complexes. These include:

  • 4 motor workshop complexes
  • 2 food complexes
  • 9 clean, light & general industrial complexes

IRP Batch

Announcement Date

Affected Estates

Replacement Industrial Complexes


February 1997

  • Toa Payoh Industrial Park
  • Yishun Industrial Park A
  • Bedok Industrial Park C
  • Sin Ming Industrial Estate
  • Marsiling Industrial Estate
  • Geylang Square Industrial Estate


October 1997

  • Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 2
  • Toa Payoh Industrial Park



May 1998

  • Bedok Industrial Park C



December 1998

  • Aljunied Industrial Estate
  • Kampong Koo Chye
  • Indus Road
  • Sin Ming Industrial Estate
  • Bukit Batok Industrial Estate Park A
  • Commonwealth Lane



May 1999

  • Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 2 & 3
  • Yishun Industrial Park A



December 1999

  • Bedok Industrial Park C & E
  • Eunos Industrial Estate
  • Geylang Square Industrial Estate
  • Aljunied Industrial Estate
  • Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 1 & 3
  • Bukit Batok Industrial Estate Park A



July 2000

  • Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 1 & 3




December 2000

  • Geylang Bahru Industrial Estate
  • Eunos Industrial Estate
  • Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park



July 2007

  • Eunos Industrial Estate
  • Defu Industrial Estate



November 2007

  • Punggol


September 2010

  • Eunos Industrial Estate
  • Bedok Industrial Park E
  • Tampines Industrial Park A

Announced factories under construction

Discover the announced factories that are currently under construction.

In October 2010, we announced Batch 12 of the HDB Industrial Redevelopment Programme (IRP).

We announced Batch 12 to 154 tenants from block 11 – 21, 27, and 34 at Sin Ming Industrial Estate. The affected Sin Ming tenants will be relocated to a new motor workshop complex, Sin Ming AutoCity at 160 Sin Ming Drive, Singapore 575722.

The selection exercise for the units on 8 April 2015.

Sin Ming AutoCity is currently under construction and is estimated to complete in end 2016.

Artist impression of Sin Ming AutoCity Artist's impression of Sin Ming AutoCity 

Announced factories under design

Discover the announced factories that are currently under design.

HDB Industrial Redevelopment Programme (IRP) Batch 13

On 5 December 2012, we announced Batch 13 of the IRP to 219 tenants and lessees at the Defu Industrial Estate.

115 tenants and lessees of land-based factories will be relocated to Defu Industrial City to be built on the site of the former Kim Chuan Water Reclamation Plant. 12 land-based food tenants and lessees and 90 food tenants will be relocated to Bedok Food City, to be built on a cleared site at Bedok North Ave 4.

Defu Industrial City

During the design development process, we carried out a series of focus group discussions with the affected Defu industrialists to gather feedback on the operational requirements and to share on the preliminary and detailed designs. They participated actively and the valuable feedback received has been used to fine-tune the design of the development.

Defu Industrial City will feature high floor loading and high ceiling height with direct ramp access to units. Unit sizes are also customised to suit the operational needs of industrialists. The proposed development will include sustainable initiatives such as natural daylight and ventilation, lush landscaping, as well as pedestrian and cycling facilities to reduce the development’s overall carbon footprint. A rooftop purpose-built dormitory designed with comprehensive facilities and amenities will also be built to cater to workers working within the development.

The building tender was called in May 2016 (in progress) with the estimated completion in 2020. When completed, Defu Industrial City will be the flagship stack-up complex as the pilot industrial complex at Defu Industrial Park.

Artist impression of Defu Industrial City Artist’s impression of Defu Industrial City as of January 2016

Bedok Food City

The proposed ramp-up 5-storey food complex will include special features such as centralised dual diesel and liquid petroleum gas supply piped into each unit, automatic pneumatic waste disposal system, and the industry’s first uninterrupted power supply with full redundancy. The units within the food complex will also feature integrated ancillary living quarters depending on the units’ sizes. The building tender was called in April 2016 (in progress) with the estimated completion in 2020.

Artist impression of Bedok Food City Artist’s impression of Bedok Food City as of January 2016

HDB IRP Batch 14

In March 2014, we announced Batch 14 of the IRP for Eunos Industrial Estate. The affected Eunos tenants will be relocated to a new industrial complex at Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 3, AMK3RC1 (working name). The complex is currently under design and is estimated to complete in 2021.

Defu Master Plan

The new Defu Master Plan guides the long-term redevelopment of Defu Industrial Estate.

Completed in 2012, the Defu Master Plan is a holistic plan formulated in partnership with various government agencies to guide the comprehensive redevelopment of the Defu Industrial Estate which currently houses more than 1,000 factories over a total land area of about 130 ha.

The new Defu Industrial Park is envisaged to be ‘A Green and Sustainable Industrial Park of Tomorrow’. The national objective to recycle land and increase land productivity will be met through Defu’s redevelopment. With optimisation of land use, the total amount of factory floor space will be increased by 5 folds to 2.1 million sqm. Existing Defu industrialists will also benefit from the relocation to modern industrial complexes with better facilities which will help position them for the future.

Under the Defu Master Plan, Defu Industrial Estate will be redeveloped in 3 phases over 15 to 20 years. It will be organised into 3 key zones – Northern and Central Defu will be safeguarded for strategic industries recommended by the Economic Development Board and SPRING Singapore. Industrial complexes will be built in Southern Defu to relocate the existing Defu industrialists.

planning concept of the defu master plan Planning concept of the Defu Master Plan

On 5 December 2012, we announced the Phase 1 redevelopment plans for Defu under Batch 13 of the HDB Industrial Redevelopment Programme (IRP). Batch 13 of the IRP affects 129 land-based factories and 90 terrace workshops which will be relocated to the new stack-up industrial complex in Defu, Defu Industrial City, and food complex in Bedok, Bedok Food City. Both projects are currently under design development.

We also plan to build the Defu City Centre which will be the focal point of commercial activities in Southern Defu. Located just beside the Defu Industrial City, the Defu City Centre will provide a range of amenities such as food courts and childcare centres. The construction is estimated to commence in 2020 when the site is available for development.

Upon the relocation of the Phase 1 industrialists, the land freed up will be used to develop new industrial complexes to facilitate subsequent redevelopment phases. Phase 2 redevelopment plans will see the relocation of the remaining land-based factories in Defu while the remaining terrace workshops and industrial shops will be relocated under Phase 3.

Check out the vision, key zones, and key design features of the Defu Master Plan.




The information presented above is intended to be used as a reference guide only. For all specific and individual situations, you are advised to contact the HDB officer-in-charge of your account or your premises for a pre-consultation.