Marine Parade is a town and an urban planning area in Singapore
directly to the east of the Central Area, Singapore's central business district.The name Marine Parade commonly refers to the neighbourhood encompassing the main HDB public housing estate and several private residences, bounded by Marine Parade Road, East Coast Parkway
, Amber Road and Bedok South Avenue 1. Marine Parade was originally named after a promenade near the sea which was parallel to East Coast Road. It was built on reclaimed land completed in the mid-1970s.
The Marine Parade Planning Area, an urban planning zone under the Urban Redevelopment Authority, encompasses a much larger area, which includes the Marine Parade Housing Estate, the private residential areas in Joo Chiat
and in Katong
on both sides of Mountbatten Road. The planning area is located south of Geylang
, southeast of Kallang
, and northeast of Marina East, the latter both of which are part of the Central Area. To the east of Marine Parade lies the town and urban planning area of Bedok.