Chengalpattu, formerly known as Chingleput, is a suburb located about 55 kilometers southwest of Chennai. It is located on the National Highway 45 and is a taluk in the District. The town is spread over an area of 6.09 sq. km and is the second largest town in the district of Kanchipuram. This region comes under the Metropolitan Area limits. Some well-known localities around Chengalpattu are abakkam, JCK Nagar, Paranur, Singaperumal Koil and Nenmeli.
Tech Mahindra, Wipro, BMW, Ford, Flextronics, Foxconn, Dell, Samsung, Infosys, Pepsi, TVS, Siemens, Nissan Renault, Apollo Tyres and Mahindra R & D are some of the famous organizations which have their production plants near Chengalpattu.
Chengalpattu is well-linked by road, rail and air. Chengalpattu is also a main railway junction situated on the Main Broad Gauge line and most of the trains going towards the south halt here. There are many trains running from Kanchipuram via Chingleputtu to Beach Station and has stations up to Tambaram. The International Airport is 43.7 kilometers via the Grand Trunk Road from this locality.
Reputed educational institutions in Chengalpattu include Saint Joseph's Higher Secondary School, Seventh Day Adventist Higher Secondary School, Brindavan Public School, Little Jacky Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chaturveda Vidya Ganapathi Vedashram and Sri Ramakrishna Mission Boys Higher Secondary School.
Hospitals and Banks:
Hospitals around the area are JSP Hospital, Venkatramana Hospital, Beent Hospital, Balaji Hospital and Medical College Hospital.
Some well-known financial institutions located in this locality are HDFC Bank, Bank, IDBI Bank, Canara Bank, Overseas Bank, Axis Bank and Muthoot Finance.
Real Estate in Chengalpattu
Due to rapid development in and around the locality, the demand of property in Chengalpattu is increasing swiftly as the prices here are affordable as compared to other Chennai suburbs. Currently, there are 5 ongoing projects in Chengalpattu.
The average price of an apartment in Chengalpattu is Rs. 3,700 per sq. ft., the minimum price of an apartment is Rs. 3,200 per sq. ft. and the maximum price of an apartment is Rs. 4,400 per sq.ft.