Kampung Kastam, Balik Pulau
(25 November, 2012)
(GPS: 5.37427, 100.30104) is the name of the government quarters in Bukit Gelugor
, in Gelugor
, Penang. It is a working class neighbourhood established to house employees of the customs department in the early 1960's. While the government quarters still exist, they appear to be in a rather forlorn state. Although spacious, many of these early quarters are now vacant. Later housing developments such as those at Brown Garden
provide a contrast as to the amount of space given to each unit.
Kampung Kastam is served by Rapid Penang
Bus No. 302 which pass through Hilir Pemancar. You may have to walk a bit to reach the nearest bus stop.
The nearest school from Kampung Kastam is Sekolah Rendah Kebangsaan Bukit Gelugor and Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Datuk Haji Mohd Nor Ahmad. The nearest market from Kampung Kastam is the one at Lorong Delima 6 in Island Glades
. This is just a sidewalk market. The bigger markets are the Batu Lanchang Market
and the Jelutong Market
. The nearest hypermarket is Tesco Penang
. The nearest petrol station
is Shell Gelugor. The nearest hospital is Lam Wah Ee Hospital
in Batu Lanchang
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