ABOUT SECTOR A, BAHRIA TOWN LAHORE
Sector A was the very first sector of Bahria Town, also known as Babar Block, and the first sector to come as you enter Bahria Town Lahore. The first thing that you will notice as you enter Sector A is Beijing Boulevard, which also marks the centre of the sector.
All the sectors of Bahria Town are well planned. They include all the necessary facilities so the residents can easily access them within minutes. Sector A is a purely residential sector that has school, college, mosques, plots and different types of homes established within. Some things that you cannot help but notice about Bahria Town Lahore are the green belts, plants and trees bordering the streets.
History of Development
Bahria Town Private Limited, previously known as Bahria Foundation, is one of the largest private real estate development companies in Asia. In the late 1990s, it was established by Malik Riaz Hussain who was contracted by the Pakistan Navy to develop a gated society featuring all the facilities for Pakistan Navy.
Bahria Town headquarter is established on Grand Trunk Road, Rawalpindi and so is its first-ever gated community. Bahria Town Lahore, however, was launched in the mid-2000s at the southern side of Lahore and seems to be inspired by the Greco-Roman architecture.
AT A GLANCE
- Peaceful area
- Well-planned infrastructure
- Purely residential community
- All the facilities within 5 to 15 minutes
- Grand Jamia Masjid of Bahria Town is 10 minutes away
- Eiffel Tower in Eiffel Tower Park is 13 minutes away
- Emporium Mall by Nishat Group is 30 minutes away
- Underground setup of Water, Gas, Electricity and Telephone
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport near Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
Sector A, Bahria Town is located to the west of Canal Bank Road, which is a well-constructed and well-maintained 250 feet road running along the borders of Lahore. Sector A has a well-maintained network of roads within itself as well; it allows for a smooth journey, free from interruptions.
For those of you who need to catch a bus, there are bus stops after a walking distance of every 10 – 15 minutes in Bahria Town Lahore. The residents can catch one from Main Canal Bank Road or go to the other sectors of Bahria Town. Al-Falah Plaza Bus Stop on Central Boulevard W, Overseas Enclave, Sector B is a nice bus stop, for that matter, with proper sitting arrangement on Allama Iqbal Avenue.
An LTC bus comes after every 10-15 minutes and takes you to Thokar Niaz Baig. Other than that, at Mor Chowk Bus Stop you can catch local rickshaws and wagons from 7 AM to 10 PM.
Markets in and near Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
There are not many commercial places such as markets and superstores in Sector A. It is a purely residential sector with a very peaceful environment, and minimal traffic most of the times. For groceries, you can head towards other Sectors of Bahria Town Lahore, where there are dedicated commercial areas.
If you are coming from Sector A, you will find Jalal Sons on the opposite side of Canal Bank Road. It is a grocery store with Cakes & Bakes bakery right next to it. At a 7-minute drive from the sector is Mart One on Surahi Chowk, Sector D, where many residents of Bahria town head to for grocery and other household shopping.
The Great Mall in Tulip Block, Sector C is a superstore located only 10 minutes away. Here you can find grocery, cosmetics, accessories and much more. Freshly in the commercial area of Sector C is a sister concern of Metro Cash n Carry, where you will get all the things that you expect to get from METRO itself. Other marts that you can find in Sector C are Pick N Pay Mart, Grocery Mart, Galaxy Mart and many more.
Mosques in and near Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
Bahria Town has a mosque in each of its sectors. There is Sector A mosque near Beijing Boulevard. Ali Block Masjid in Ali Block, Alfalah Masjid in Overseas Enclave, and Abu Bakr Siddique Mosque in Umer Block, Sector B. Nishat Zahir Mosque and the great Grand Jamia Masjid on the main boulevard of Bahria Town, Janiper Block, Sector C. And, Sarwar Mosque in CC-Block of Sector D.
Coming back to Sector A, it has a beautiful mosque near Beijing Boulevard that not only acts as a place of worship but is also a praiseworthy landmark in Bahria Town. The mosque is at a walking distance from Beijing Boulevard and the homes nearby. With 82 domes having real gold details, the mosque is carefully designed to make the worshippers feel every bit royal. The 12-tonne crystal chandelier on the ceiling of the main prayer hall is sure to capture your eyes. In the evening, the blue lights are turned on, making the mosque look even more majestic.
Schools, Colleges And Universities in and near Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
There is a Pre-school and College in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore. At Bahria Town Pre-School on Beijing Boulevard, they are maintaining the education standard and ensuring that your kid will learn many new things. If your child’s pre-schooling is done from Bahria Town Pre-School, you can easily shift them to Bahria Town Junior School later on.
Other reliable schools nearby include Bahria Town School & College on Main Boulevard, Overseas Enclave, Sector B. Roots Grammar School in Overseas Enclave, Sector D. Bahria Town School Sector C Campus, Beaconhouse Bahria Town Campus and The City School Bahria Town Branch in Janiper Block. All of these schools are within a 5-10 minute’ drive from the sector.
Bahria Town College for Girls is another fine institution located in Sector A. The institution not only takes the responsibility of providing education, but they also help the girls become strong and confident individuals of the society. It is also located on Beijing Boulevard, opposite to Bahria Town Pre-School. For A-levels, Beaconhouse A’levels Bahria Town Campus is located in Janiper Block.
Some good universities nearby include COMSATS University, Lahore Campus in Phase 1, LDA Avenue at a drive of 14 minutes, approximately. The university was listed among the top 800 universities of the world in 2006 for the education standard and the environment it provides to its respective students. Beaconhouse National University in Beaconhouse Society, at a drive of 25 minutes from homes in Sector A. It is a Private Arts University, meting out the right opportunities for growth. The University of Lahore, accessible from Raiwind Road, is also located nearby the sector, at a drive of no more than 24 minutes from the homes. It is a private university providing quality education along with several opportunities for personal and career growth.
Banks near Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
As mentioned earlier, Sector A is a peaceful residential sector of Bahria Town Lahore, and to maintain that peace, minimal commercial activities are carried out.
Therefore, for banking and financial transactions, the residents can go to Sector C and Sector B. Most of the banks are found in Sector C of Bahria Town, namely National Bank of Pakistan, Allied Bank Ltd, Faysal Bank Limited, The Bank of Punjab, Silk Bank, Bank Al Habib, Askari Bank, Summit Bank, BankIslami, Habib Bank Limited, Meezan Bank, MCB Bank, Soneri Bank and Bank Alfalah at the commercial area. United Bank Limited is in Shaheen Block of Sector C.
Bahria Town Lahore has an underground setup of electricity, water, gas and phone with no hassle of wires and pipes here and there. The society has its own power generation system with uninterrupted power supply, 24/7. SIEMENS commissions the grid station powering the society that has the ability to produce up to 78 MWA via 132 KVA transmission lines.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
Bahria International Hospital Lahore, a subsidiary of Bahria Town, is located within the society. It is precisely located in Takbeer Block of Sector B taking no more than 8-10 minutes to reach. With an extensive range of medical services, usage of advanced technology for diagnosis, and an all-around clean and hygienic environment has put them in the list of top healthcare providers in the region.
Security in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
Sector A is a secure and peaceful sector to live in. Bahria Town Police Station is located at a 2-minute call from the sector. The society has top-notch security and they give you an option to further upgrade your security by installing a security system at an additional fee, which is twenty-five thousand rupees at the moment.
The security system includes cameras installed at all the entrance and exit points of the house. If an intruder tries to enter the house forcefully or treacherously, the alarm in the house rings and alert pops up at Bahria Central Security Centre.
PROPERTIES IN SECTOR A, BAHRIA TOWN LAHORE
Sales Price Trends in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore is a residential-only sector of the society offering a diverse range of properties for sale. Plots and houses in Bahria Town are in 10 marla, 1 kanal, 2 kanal and 4 kanal. The sale price trends of these properties are discussed below for reference.
Houses for Sale in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore is offering houses for sale in four sizes: 10 marla, 1 kanal, 2 kanal and 4 kanal mostly. The society has single storey and double storey homes only, as Bahria Town Management does not allow the residents to build over two storeys. This is mainly to maintain uniformity in the society. You can find a 10 marla house for as low as PKR 1.25 crore, 1 kanal house for as low as PKR 3 crore, and a 2 kanal house for as low as PKR 7 crore.
Plots for Sale in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
Just like the houses, the sizes of plots are limited to 10 marla, 1 kanal, 2 kanal and 4 kanal. The prices of plots in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore start from the lowest of PKR 70 lakh and can go over PKR 6.5 crore. A 10 marla plot can be bought for as low as PKR 70 lakh, 1 kanal plot for as low as PKR 1.3 crore, 2 kanal plot for as low as PKR 2 crore.
Flats for Sale in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
A 1-bed flat in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore can be bought for as low as PKR 30 lakh and go as high as PKR 70 lakh.
Rent Price Trends in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
Sector A of Bahria Town Lahore is a highly in-demand residential spot where everyone wants to live. Rental properties make living in Bahria Town a little more affordable and thus open for a larger demographic. There are both apartments and houses available for rent in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore. Their rental price trends have been briefly discussed below.
Houses for Rent in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
The houses for rent in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore start from as low as 40 thousand for a 10 marla house and go as high as 4 lakh for a 2 kanal house.
Flats for Rent in Sector A, Bahria Town
You can also find apartments on rent in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore with rental prices starting from 17 thousand for a 1-bedroom flat.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls near Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
For shopping, there are quite a few malls near Sector A, Bahria Town. The residents of Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore usually head towards Emporium Mall by Nishat Group on Abdul Haque Road in Trade Centre Commercial Area Phase 2, Johar Town. The mall exhibits more than 200 brands at one place and is spread on a total land of 114 kanal. It offers games, entertainment, food, cinema – all under one roof, while still leaving room for the shoppers to roam around freely. The mall is at a half an hour drive from Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore.
Restaurants and Bakeries near Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
Bahria Town Lahore has plenty of cafés, local eateries and fine dining options to choose from. On the Main Boulevard of Gulmahar Block, Sector C, there is Ravi Restaurant famous for its barbecue and handi. Café Grand, which is a part of Bahria Grand Hotel & Resort is known for its polite staff and lovely ambience. Gloria Jeans is a coffeehouse chain in Gulbahar Block where people (especially coffee lovers) keep returning for the quiet ambience and amazing coffee.
Madni Sajji & BBQ in Ghauri Block is popular for their Sajji, a huge variety of barbecue and a dhaba vibe that you get to enjoy in open air. Yasir Broast in Executive Lodges of Sector B, was once a small scale fast food restaurant but they have gradually expanded their menu to provide a diverse range of options including handi, karahi, roasts and barbecue. All of which are convenient to reach at a drive of 5-10 minutes.
As for fried items, bread and eggs there are some excellent bakeries nearby, namely Gourmet Bakers & Sweets near Talwar Chowk, Sector C, Cakes & Bakes next to Jalal Sons, on Canal Bank Road, opposite to Sector A, Bundu Khan Sweets & Bakers in the commercial area of Sector C, and Doce Bakers in Shaheen Block of Sector B. Again, all of these bakeries are easy to locate, within 5-10 minutes.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres in and near Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
Bahria Town Lahore has a large number of fitness centres and beauty salons. For fitness, there is Fitness Factory Gym in Tulip Extension, Refuel Fitness and Aesthetic Regime Fitness Center in the Commercial Area of Sector C. Shape Up @ARJ and Mashfitt near Talwar Chowk, Sector C. Lionheart Fitness and MMZ and Cuts Gym in Umer Block, Sector B, near Maj. Aziz Bhatti Avenue E.
Parks in and near Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
There is a Bird Aviary in Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore, where people come with their kids. The aviary has different species of birds, including ducks, macaw, ring-necks, pigeons, turkeys, and others. The residents of Sector A can easily go there by walk, within 5 minutes or so. However, the other parks of Bahria Town are located further away so you will have to drive there.
Salons and Spas near Sector A, Bahria Town Lahore
You can also head towards the beauty salons in other sectors of Bahria Town. There is Coral Beauty Emporium and Face & Body Clinic in Awais Kerni Commercial, Overseas Enclave, Sector B. Sobia’s Nail Studio and Beauty Salon, Aura Beauty Saloon, Masa Al Noor Saloon and Spa, Leisure Salon and Sabby Salon in and near the commercial area of Sector C.
If you are looking for some must-visit places or tourist attractions, you do not need to go too far. Bahria Town has plenty of spots that are worth a visit.
- The Grand Jamia Masjid on the Main Boulevard of Janiper Block, Sector C is one of a kind and is only 10 minutes away from Sector A. It is a well-detailed example of the Mughal Islamic architecture that takes you back in the Mughal Era. The mosque can accommodate up to 70,000 worshippers, making it the third-largest mosque in Pakistan and the seventh-largest mosque in the world. To be able to appreciate the true beauty of the mosque, it needs to be seen in person as words cannot do justice to its beauty.
- Eiffel Tower replica in Eiffel Tower Park, Bahria Town Lahore is a splendid sight and a beautiful place to explore. Located on the Main Boulevard, Violet Block, it is at a 10-15 minutes’ drive from home. The Eiffel Tower in the park is a replica of the original one in Paris - a 380 feet high tower with three floors where visitors can go via a lift. The first floor has a coffee shop, L’Eiffel, where you can enjoy the weather and the coffee. The second floor has a fine dining restaurant and the third floor has a viewing deck, meting out great views during the day and at night. Bahria Town Eiffel Tower is four times shorter than the original one but a complete look alike.
- Bahria Orchard Family Park in Bahria Orchard Central District is at a distance of around 15 kilometres from Sector A, at a drive of 25 minutes. The first thing that you will notice about the park is that it has some Egyptian-style statues and man-made structures, creating quite an impact on the overall outlook and the visitors. The fountains, when turned on in the evening, add to the beauty of the park. It is a family-friendly park with a full-sized jogging track. To take care of the greenery, around 10 gardeners work tirelessly, every single day. The evenings in the park are quite busy so if you want to have a peaceful walk in the park, morning is the best time.
- Cine Gold movie theatre is on 50’ Road, Takbeer Block of Sector B, around 10 minutes away. It was the first-ever theatre of Bahria Town while the others followed in line. Comfortable laid back seats and 3D cinema are a few highlights of Cine Gold.
- Raiha CineGold Plex is based in Sector F, is a unique combination of Cinema + Fine Dining Café and Restaurant. With an elegant glass interior, asymmetrical ceiling design, and well-lit ambience, it is a must-visit place.
- The Arena is a 3D digital cinema based in Bahria Orchard Central District, at a drive of almost 20-30 minutes from Sector A. The cinema can only be enjoyed by the members of Bahria Orchard, which helps them limit their audience and maintain their standard.
- Safari Park on Safari Road, at a 20-minute drive, is a great place for the kids. It has a Safari Lake with boating, a sizable zoo and aviary and an amusement park called Fun Dunya Theme Park.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Sector A is a quiet and peaceful residential sector with no or minimal commercial activities. The lines for water, electricity, gas and telephones are underground to keep it neat and organized. With the society’s grid station and power generation facility, electricity is available 24/7. All the facilities are conveniently available within the society, accessible in no more than 5-15 minutes.
You will find a number of famous places in the community where you can go with your family to make the most out of your leisure time. Eiffel Tower Park, Grand Jamia Masjid, Raiha CineGold Plex, Cine Gold, Bahria Orchard Park, Bird Aviary are some places that host a huge number of people everyday and add to the real estate value of the society.
Security is one aspect that Bahria Town Lahore does not compromise on for any of the sectors including Sector A, Bahria Town.
A clean, green, secure and load shedding free society with all the facilities within reach is what everyone looks for and Bahria Town Lahore offers it all.
Importance of Sector A, Bahria Town, Lahore from major locations nearby
- Cine Gold is only a 10 minutes- drive
- Grand Jamia Masjid is only 10 minutes away
- Eiffel Tower Park is only 13 minutes away
- Raiha CineGold Plex is around 13 minutes away
- Lahore Wildlife Park is almost 16 minutes away
- Bahria Orchard Park is only 25 minutes away
- The Arena 3D Cinema is around 30 minutes away