Neighbourhood Spotlight – Alandur
September 30, 2016
Alandur is one of the well-developed residential localities in Chennai. Situated in between the St. Thomas Mount and Ramapuram, Alandur is one of the fastest growing areas when it comes to real estate. From educational institutions to luxury hotels, Alandur offers one of the best lifestyles in Chennai. Read on to know more.
Chennai houses some of the best schools and colleges. Some of the well-known schools and colleges in and around Alandur are:
1. Montfort High School
If you are looking to enroll your child in a good-quality school that is close to your home, then Montfort High School is the right choice. With a vision to impart holistic education through various curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities, this school helps your kids to achieve their goals.
Address: Montfort Matriculation Hr.Sec. School, 1/35, Butt Road, St Thomas Mount, Chennai 600 016
2. Vyasa Vidyalaya School
Just 4 km away from Alandur, this school is situated in Madipakkam. This school is known for achieving state ranks. Furthermore, the school’s serene and beautiful campus makes it one of the best schools in this locality.
Address: Vyasa Vidyalaya Mat Hr Sec School, Balaji Nagar Extension, Near MRTS Bus Stop, Puzhuthiwakkam, Madipakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600091
3. Anna University, Chennai
Anna University doesn’t need an introduction. The main campus of Anna University is just 6 km away from Alandur. The university offers bachelors, masters, and doctoral level degree courses in the fields of engineering and sciences.
Address: Anna University, Sardar Patel Road, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600025
4. Guru Nanak College
Just 4 km away from Alandur, this college is located in Velachery. With a mission to impart knowledge which is empowering, value-based, and holistic in nature, this college offers graduate and post-graduate courses in arts and sciences.
Address: Guru Nanak College, Velachery, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600042
Looking to dine out in Alandur? Here are some of the best restaurants located close to Alandur.
1. Cinnamon – Trident
Do you want to dine in the lap of luxury? Cinnamon restaurant in Trident hotel offers a multi-cuisine dining experience. Some of the various cuisines available are Italian, Continental, North Indian, Thai, South Indian, Chettinad, etc.
Address: Cinnamon – Trident, 1/24, GST Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600027
2. Coco Jaunt 1728
When you are craving for some tasty desserts like cakes, pastries, chocolates, etc., head to Coco Jaunt 1728. From sandwiches to garlic bread, their food is quite delicious and affordable too.
Address: Coco Jaunt 1728, Old 43/3, New 50/3, Mettupalayam Street, Link Road, Adambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600088
3. The Chocolate Room
Do you think only cakes, ice creams, and milk shakes can be had in chocolate flavor? This restaurant will prove you wrong. Pizzas, hot beverages, cold drinks, cakes, waffles, sandwiches, etc. – you get all of these in chocolate flavor. For a unique, gastronomic experience, try this restaurant.
Address: The Chocolate Room, 100 Feet Bypass Road, Velachery, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600042
4. Cilantro – Le Royal Meridien
Have a luxury dining experience with European and continental food at the Cilantro restaurant. This restaurant is known for its classy ambience and exciting menu options. Their breakfast and lunch buffets are worth trying out.
Address: Le Royal Meridien Hotel, 1, St. Thomas Mount, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600016
Real estate investments
With more and more people preferring to purchase homes in Chennai, buying a home inside the city is becoming an expensive affair. However, Alandur is one location within the city that has affordable real estate residential projects.
1. Casagrand Aristo is a range of affordable lifestyle apartments in the heart of the city at Alandur. With 320 elegant homes, Aristo offers a community living lifestyle. Located just 5 minutes from the Kathipara Junction, the property has some fantastic amenities like swimming pool, clubhouse, gym, etc.
2. Casagrand Alandur II is another range of affordable lifestyle apartments in Alandur, which is in the pre-launch stage. Located just behind the Mercedes Benz showroom, the apartments are spacious with a lot of premium amenities.
Industries and Tech Parks
With Guindy, Ramapuram, and Velachery at a close distance, there are many industries and tech parks in and around Alandur.
1. Olympia Tech Park
One of the famous tech parks in Chennai, Olympia Tech Park is one of the oldest tech parks in Chennai. It is also one of the most sought-after office locations in Chennai. It houses diverse companies, like HP, Verizon, Dell, etc. Olympia Tech Park is just 2 km from Alandur.
Address: Olympia Tech Park, No.1, SIDCO Industrial Estate, Guindy, NH45, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600032
2. Hinduja Technology Limited
Hinduja Technology Limited is a premier global provider of integrated Product Engineering & Digital Technology Solutions. It is a part of the highly diversified Hinduja Group, which is headquartered in the UK.
Address: Hinduja Technology Limited, Triton Square, C3- C7 TVK Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600032
3. Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company Limited
Started as an equipment financing company, Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited was incorporated in 1978 as the financial services arm of the Murugappa Group. Today, the Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company offers home loans, vehicle finance, home equity loans, investment advisory services, SME loans, stock broking, etc.
Address: Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company Limited, Thiru Vi Ka Industrial Estate, SIDCO Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600032
What’s more, with well-connected roadways, the establishment of metro rails, and proximity to Kathipara flyover, Alandur is indeed the right place to buy your dream home.