Use a computer (not phone) for best experience. Open map on full screen.
Click each dot on map to view year built, number of floors, number of units, upgrading programmes, typical floor plans, chances to get SERS, etc.
HDB block color legend (10786 blocks as November 2019)
Brown (102): Blocks built by SIT (1927-1960).
Red (1922): Classic blocks 1STD, 2STD, 3STD, 4STD, 1I, 2I, 3I, 4I, 3NG, 4NG, 5STD, 5I (1961-1981).
Orange (2464): Classic blocks 3I, 5I, 3NG 4NG, 3S, 4S, 3A, 4A, 5A, EA / EM with 3 bedrooms (1980-1988).
Light orange (878): Classic blocks 4A, 5I, EA / EM with 4 bedrooms (1987-1991).
Yellow (1686): Blocks with centralized refuse chute and lifts stopping at every floor 4A, 5I, 5A, EA / EM (1991-1998).
Green (1475): Blocks with household shelter (1997-2004), including SERS replacement blocks (1997-2005).
Cyan (794): Blocks sold via BTO (2004-present) or SERS (2006-present) available on resale market.
Light blue (734): Blocks sold via BTO or SERS under minimum occupation period.
Light pink (65): Blocks sold via DBSS (2009-2015).
White (557): Blocks under construction.
Grey (109): Blocks removed from public housing circuit after 2013, to be demolished or converted for other use.
For SERS hunters: only (some of) brown and red blocks (pre-1980) may be selected for redevelopment, do not click other colors. There are only 13 different pieces on text under SERS prediction. See also list of potential SERS sites.
Filter blocks on map: click the magnifier in upper-right > choose Breakdown > contains > type “executive” > press enter : the map will show only blocks that contain executive apartments or maisonettes (you may need to increase maximum search results). In similar way you can filter blocks taller than # floors, blocks that underwent specific upgrading programmes, and so on.
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The map is powered by HDB Blocks Database, an Excel file compiled by me that took about 500 hours of manual work.
Map made originally in September 2017 using Google Fusion Tables, a FREE experimental application that provided only 9 colors of colored dots, as well as other icons representing various businesses. Google announced closure of Fusion Tables on 3 December 2019.
In October 2019 I moved to ZeeMaps, a paid service that provide 31 colors to choose from, and ability to filter and display only blocks of specific criteria. If anyone thinks that is better to use different colors that indicate block types and construction years, please tell.
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Please report possible errors on map! (some blocks may have wrong floor plans, being added from my personal research).
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