ABOUT WAPDA TOWN, LAHORE
Established in 1978, WAPDA Town, Lahore was initially launched to address the housing requirements of the employees of the Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA). Later on, non-employees were also allowed to buy properties in WAPDA Town. The society consists of around 12,000 residential plots; however, it’s pertinent to mention that almost 90% of plots in the community have already been developed into houses.
WAPDA Town, Lahore, is divided into three main phases: Phase 1, Phase 1 Extension, and Phase 2. Phase 1 is located on the eastern side, while Phase 2 is on the west of Khayaban-e-Jinnah. Phase 1 and Phase 1 Extension comprise different blocks — from Block A to Block K, while blocks from M to R are part of Phase 2.
WAPDA Town is located near M-2 Motorway and covers an area of 17,000 kanal. The society features state-of-the-art amenities, including schools, hospitals, pharmacies, clinics, parks, and retail outlets. The provision of world-class civic amenities, adequate town planning, 24/7 security, wide and carpeted internal road network and various entertainment facilities have made WAPDA Town a lucrative option for both buyers and investors.
About the location
WAPDA Town is located on main Khayaban-e-Jinnah Road and is surrounded by some of the most successful housing schemes, including Satto Katla at the east, Punjab Government Cooperative Employees Housing Scheme near Phase 2, while Valencia Housing Society, Lahore, and Tariq Garden are at the south of WAPDA Town. Besides, PIA Housing Scheme is situated on its north, while Sattu Katla Drain passes at the centre of the society.
AT A GLANCE
- Prime location
- LDA-approved housing scheme
- Ultra-modern apartments
- State-of-the-art infrastructure
- Affluent neighbourhood
- Fenced with greenbelts
- Features residential and commercial properties
- Home to dedicated commercial zones and markets
- Hosts several parks, schools, and medical facilities
- Public transport readily available
- Several banks present in the society
- Necessary utilities available
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
Public Transport in and near Wapda Town, Lahore
Even though WAPDA Town is nestled a bit away from central Lahore, the presence of Canal Bank Road and the construction of underpasses have made travelling to and from the society quite convenient for residents and visitors alike. Also, the community boasts several bus stops within its boundaries. For instance, people living in Block E and Block D of the town can head to D III College Bus Stop, sited on Beas Avenue, Block D2, WAPDA Town. The bus stand is only a 3-minute walk away from AK Transport, WAPDA Avenue, Block D2.
Furthermore, some more bus stands are also found at walkable distances, including E-2 Block Bus Stop, which is reachable in 5 minutes, while WAPDA Society Office Bus Stop in Block F2, WAPDA Town is also just 5 minutes away from KIPS Academy Head Office. Moreover, you can comfortably reach Abu Bakar Chowk Daewoo Bus Stop within 2 minutes from Depilex on WAPDA Avenue. Abu Bakar Chowk is a well-maintained central landmark in the society. Daewoo Express is known to offer easy and convenient intercity transportation services to over 60 destinations in Pakistan. The bus stand features a waiting area, water coolers, benches, and washroom facilities for commuters.
Residents of Block K and Block J can also find several types of public transport options available in Lahore, such as traditional rickshaws, taxis, and chingchis from Rehmat Chowk (Daewoo Last Stop), sited in Block K2, WAPDA Town. Several grocery stores and hotels surround the area. Moreover, Punjab Chowk Bus Stop only takes around 4 minutes to reach by foot, whereas Ghazi Chowk Bus Stop is only a km away. Besides, Gondal Chowk Bus Stop in Sector C2, Township, can be reached within 4 minutes. The time and distance of the bus stand are calculated from PTCL Exchange, Block B4, WAPDA Town.
Subsequently, Muslim Chowk Bus Stop on Chaudhary Rahmat Ali Road, Township and Ameer Chowk Bus Stop on College Road, Block B, PCSIR Staff Colony, are around 4 minutes away by car, while Bhola Chowk Bus Stop on Awan Road and Mariam Chowk Bus Stop in Block 3, Township, can be driven to in 6 minutes from PTCL Exchange, Block B4, WAPDA Town.
Some more bus stops present in and near WAPDA Town, Lahore include, a bus stop on Service Road South, Block D2, 4 minutes’ walk away, while Lajhna Chowk Bus Stop on College Road, Block C1, Township, is reachable within 6 minutes from PTCL Exchange, Block B4. Furthermore, Tipu Chowk Bus Stop in Block 2, Township, is about an 8-minute drive away from the site.
Besides buses, residents of WAPDA Town can commute via traditional rickshaws, taxis, and app-based taxi services.
Mosques in and near Wapda Town, Lahore
Almost every block of WAPDA Town, Lahore, hosts at least one spacious mosque. To quote a few examples, residents of Block D can offer prayers in Jamia Mosque D3 WAPDA Town, sited only 4 minutes away, while Jame Masjid D2 Block is about 5 minutes away on Ravi Avenue from Karachi Cuisines. Also, Jamia Masjid F2 in Phase 1, WAPDA Town, only takes 4 minutes to reach from Nutty Squirrel, Block E1. The beautiful mosque features a pleasant environment, tiled flooring, greenery, and clean ablution area. Besides, Jamia Mosque E1 is 4 minutes away in Phase 1.
Further, Block E2 is home to Jamia Mosque and Haider Karar Maula Ali A.S Mosque, situated 8 minutes away by foot for residents to fulfil their religious obligations conveniently. Moreover, it takes about 8 minutes to reach Jamia Masjid Mehmoodia Ghausia and Jamia Masjid Jaffarabad, located in Block F2, WAPDA Town. You can also reach Jamia Mosque Block F1 and Zain-ul-Abidin Mosque within 5 minutes from Abu Bakar Chowk. These are well-maintained mosques surrounded by lush green grass.
Besides, residents can go to Masjid G3 Block WAPDA Town, located only 10 minutes’ walk away on Street 8. The mosque features carpeted praying mats and a properly ventilated area for worshipers. About 8 minutes’ walk away from Abu Bakar Chowk, there is a mosque in G2 Block, WAPDA Town, where you can find separate washrooms and ablution facilities.
Then, G-5 Mosque on East Midway Road, Block H2, is reachable within 6 minutes on foot. It is one of the well-developed mosques in the area. The mosque features a spacious area, marble flooring, and carpeted prayer mats. Also, Block J of the society hosts J1 Mosque near J1 Market Park, reachable within 2 minutes on foot. The mosque offers an air-conditioned prayer area along with serene surroundings.
Some more mosques are also pinned in and near the society. For instance, it only takes 7 minutes to reach Jamia Masjid in K1, WAPDA Town. The state-of-the-art mosque features a white dome and minarets and was built in the early 2000s. The mosque boasts an exquisite exterior and air-condition/heaters facility as per the weather. Also, Jamia Masjid Muhammad Rasool Allah (Tauheed Masjid) is only 10 minutes away, whereas Masjid Al Falah is around 14 minutes away from J2 Park. Both mosques are situated in Block A, Gulshan-e-Lahore.
Moving on, Jamia Mosque in Block Q1 is a couple of minutes away, Jamia Mosque Block N-1 is located on Shahpur Interchange Link Road, Phase 2, reachable within 10 minutes, while it only takes a short trip of about a km to reach Mosque N3 Block, sited near Abdul Sattar Edhi Road. Luckily, all the mosques are available can be walked to from Block P3 Park, Phase 2, WAPDA Town. Lastly, Tariq Gardens Mosque in Block D, Tariq Gardens, is only 9 minutes away from Block K3, WAPDA Town. The adequately built mosque features reserved praying areas for men and women.
Markets in and near Wapda Town, Lahore
WAPDA Town boasts several markets and commercial zones within and outside the society, making it a breeze for residents to shop for everything and anything. From grocery stores, supermarkets, food kiosks to upscale marts, you can find it all in and near WAPDA Town. Beginning with the shops and markets situated in WAPDA Town, Lahore, Grace Market is only 5 minutes away in Block E2, WAPDA Town. The market stocks almost all types of groceries, dairy products, toys, detergents, meat, frozen food, and personal care products. The market also features ample parking space for a shopper. Also, Phone 4U Mobile Store, located only 5 minutes away in Block E2, features a range of mobile phone accessories, while E2 Market is reachable within 4 minutes from WAPDA Society Office Bus Stop.
Further, Jaffarabad Market, located about 5 minutes away in Block F2, WAPDA Town, is an excellent place to shop for hardware, household goods, and electric and sanitary ware. Some stores situated in the market include Waqas Electric Store, Rehbar Dry Clean Shop, Al-Hafiz Sanitary & Electric Store, and Star Photocopy (Stationery Store). Besides, residents of Block E1 won’t find any difficulty since there is an E1 Block Market, pinned only 10 minutes away by foot from D III College Stop, Beas Avenue.
Similarly, Block G3 of the society also hosts a separate commercial zone where you can find G-3 Market, which only takes a couple of minutes to reach by foot from Lane G2. The market is made of several shops selling daily staples, fresh vegetables, and food items such as fries, shawarma, and naan. Also, G-5 Market is functional approximately 5 minutes away by foot from Lane G2, WAPDA Town. Again, it is a small central market, selling fresh produce, dairy products, and other everyday groceries. Residents of Block G5 can also head to Sahil Family Mart, situated only 5 minutes away on Midway Road, Block G5. It is a small departmental store stocked with daily household items.
WAPDA Town also hosts a Sunday Bazaar on Abbaseen Road West, Block G1, WAPDA Town. The bazaar is perfect for budget shopping and features a variety of clothing items, fashion apparel, footwear, household products, fruits/vegetables, and crockery items. Besides, the Main Market in Block J1, Tarbela Road, is reachable within a couple of minutes by foot from Ali Stop, Block J1, WAPDA Town. The shops available in the market include Naveed Restaurant and Nan Shop, Hamad Shahid General Store, Apple Pharmacy by Green, Rani Cloth House, Baig Sanitary Stores, and Naveed Paint Shop.
Some more markets in and near WAPDA Town, Lahore are discussed below:
- Innovate the Trade and 11 J2 Market on Abbaseen Avenue, Block J2, are operational just a 2-minute walk away from Ali Stop
- K-1 Market, situated in Block K1, WAPDA Town, is about 8 minutes away from J2 Park
- H-4 Market sited in Block H4 of the society is reachable within 5 minutes from Street 1, Block H3
- Market Gulshan-e-Lahore on Tariq Ismaeel Road, Block A, Gulshan-e-Lahore is about 5 minutes’ walk from Tarbela Road
Apart from markets, several marts and grocery stores are dotting the society. These include Euro Store in Block K2, WAPDA Town, reachable within a 3-minute walk from J2 Park. You can shop monthly groceries, toys, cosmetics, personal care products, and confectioneries here.
Further, Zenith Fresh & Hygienic Meat sells export quality hormone-free meat, located only 5 minutes’ away by foot in Block K2 of the society. The shop sells well-trimmed steaks, julienne cut, undercut, eye round, nihari cut, mince finish, thin cut stripline, paya, liver, offal, chops, and whole mutton. Block K2 is also home to The Fresh Mart, located only 6 minutes away and stocked with fresh mutton, beef, chicken, and fish. You can also buy organic fruits, vegetables, and desi chicken from here.
Next comes Rainbow Cash & Carry, pinned on Rehmat Chowk, K Street 1, WAPDA Town, around a couple of minutes away from Chashma Road. The branch has been operational here since 2008 and offers a wide range of products under one roof. According to its website, the store has four departments selling all imported/local grocery items, fresh produce, medicines, crockeries, stationeries, and whatnot. Likewise, The Main Market on Main Avenue, Block K, WAPDA Town, only takes 8 minutes to reach from J2 Park. The market features a mix of clothing, jewellery and electronics stores such as Andaaz, Bint-è-Bano, Carnationz, Khatoon's Jewellery Point, and Swag Beat.
Some more marts and departmental stores in and near WAPDA Town, Lahore include Star Mart in Block D1, NESPAK Housing Society, only 3 minutes away from Rahat Baker, Block D1; Ahmad Mart & Super Store in Block N2, WAPDA Town, a few minutes away from Mosque N3 Block, and Swera Departmental Store in Punjab Housing Society, Sutlej Ave, a km away from Forever Bakery, D3, Main WAPDA Town Avenue.
Moreover, Micro Cash & Carry on Street 4, J2 Block is only 3 minutes away from J2 Park, WAPDA Town, Toys Mart on Chashma Road, Block K2, is reachable within 5 minutes, while Micro Supermart in Block A1, Valencia Housing Scheme is only a km away from the park.
WAPDA Town society also hosts several pharmacies form where you can get prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Starting with Shakoori Pharmacy on WAPDA Town Roundabout, Block D2, the pharmacy is 5 minutes away, Green plus pharmacy on WAPDA Town Roundabout, Block B4, is 7 minutes away, Mahmood Pharmacy in Block D3 is only 4 minutes away, and Rahim Plus Pharmacy in Block 4 of the town is just a km away. Luckily, all the pharmacies are situated at a walking distance; however, time and distance are calculated from Forever Bakery, Block D3, WAPDA Town.
As for more choices, there is Noor Pharmacy just a minute’s walk away in Block D2, while Convenience Plus Pharmacy in Block E2, WAPDA Town, is reachable within 6 minutes by foot from Block D3, WAPDA Town. Next comes Green Pharmacy and Health Cure Nutrition, both are operational 4 minutes away by foot in Block F2, whereas Sheikh & Son's Pharmacy in Block G1, Phase 1, WAPDA Town is reachable within 6 minutes on foot. However, the commute time to the medical stores is calculated from WAPDA Society Office Bus Stop.
Lastly, you can reach to Apollo Pharmacy on Midway Road, Block H1, WAPDA Town, within 5 minutes from Glitz & Glam Beauty Salon, sited in Block H2, whereas WAPDA Town Pharmacy on Abbaseen Road, Block J1 and Apple Pharmacy by Green on Tarbela Road, Block J1 are only 3 minutes away from the salon. Also, Servaid+ Pharmacy is roughly 9 minutes away by foot in Block K2, WAPDA Town, Lahore.
Schools, Colleges and Universities in and near Wapda Town, Lahore
People living in WAPDA Town can easily access a cluster of renowned educational institutions operational in and near the society. Beginning with Lahore Grammar School, the reputed institution is just an 8-minute walk away on Street 6, Block D2, WAPDA Town. It is one of the notable O level schools in Lahore, offering well-rounded education for almost 20 years. As per the website, the D2 branch of the school provides admissions from playgroup to Class II, whereas another chapter of LGS in Iqbal Avenue Housing society, about a km away, admits students from grade II to IV.
Moreover, it only takes around 10 minutes to reach the Lahore Grammar School Middle Girls Campus (Johar Town), located in Civic Centre Block D2, Phase 1, Johar Town. The all-girls school enrols students from class 6 to class 8, after which students are moved to the Senior Girl Campus, located only 10 minutes away in OPF Housing Scheme. Moreover, Unique Academy WAPDA Town Chapter and The Spirit School are in Block E1, while The Larch School and The Jinnah Educators are found in Block E2 of the town. All the schools can be comfortably walked to from D III College Bus Stop.
The Beaconhouse School System (BSC) in Block F2, WAPDA Town, Lahore only takes 4 minutes to reach by foot from Block F1 Park. The school follows the Scottish and UK-based curriculum and has a reputation for excellence. The school also boasts ventilated classrooms, well-equipped labs, social clubs, libraries, and various sports facilities. Then, Les Anges Montessori Academy, which operates under the aegis of Beaconhouse, is located adjacent to BSC. The school provides early years programmes under professionally trained teachers. As per its Facebook page, the school follows a research-based curriculum to sharpen the skills of kids.
Next, The Educators WAPDA Town Girls Campus is situated just a 5-minute walk away in Block E1, WAPDA Town. The school was launched in 2005 and has now grown into a network of pre-schools, primary, and secondary schools present across Pakistan. As stated on its official website, the Educators PEGS is also a franchise of the Beaconhouse School System and is registered with the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Lahore.
Additionally, Allied School on Street 1, Block F1, WAPDA Town is reachable within 3 minutes on foot, whereas Aurora International School on Widway Road, Block H2 takes a walk of 5 minutes to reach from Block F Park. The former is one of the largest networks of schools in Pakistan, offering classes from primary to secondary level, while the latter provides admissions from playgroup to grade 5. From the main gate of the society, you can access The City School (WAPDA Town Nursery), situated in Block B4, within 4 minutes. The school provides an activity-based learning experience in a stimulating learning environment.
Besides, some more schools in and near WAPDA Town are about a few minutes away by foot from the main gate of the society. For instance, The Learning Yard is functional only 8 minutes away in Block D2, while Fair Field School is about 9 minutes away on Sutlej Ave, Block B3, PGECHS, Lahore. Moreover, The Educators Par Excellence Group of Schools in Punjab Society near Block C2, WAPDA Town, is only 10 minutes away, while American Grammar School and Allied School (Zafar Campus) are a km away, located in Block C2, NESPAK Housing Scheme.
SOAR STEM is the first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) school in the country, operational only 8 minutes away by foot in Phase 2, Iqbal Avenue Cooperative Housing Society. As per the official website, the school features a well-stocked library with 20,000 books, tablets, and Alexa & Boxer Robots for students' digital learning. Further, you can also access Punjab Cadet School, situated near Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital and Leadership School, in Phase 1, Iqbal Avenue Cooperative Housing Society.
Additionally, the surroundings of Block N1 Mosque, WAPDA Town, are home to several schools such as The Cognitive School System, 5 minutes’ walk away, while Unique Science Academy (Nasheman-e-Iqbal Campus) in Block M, WAPDA Town can also be reached in the same time. Likewise, The Trust School (WAPDA Town M-5 Campus) is about 7 minutes away from the mosque in Block M, while Stars Academy & School in Block H2, WAPDA Town, is about 2 km away.
Next comes Bloomfield Hall School, located in Phase 1, Nasheman-e-Iqbal Housing Society, just 5 minutes’ drive away from J3 Park, WAPDA Town. According to its website, the school is among the leading educational institutions in the country and has been operational since 1984. The school offers UK-based education to prepare kids for GCE O/A level examinations. As for both Islamic and contemporary education, you can send your kids to Dar-e-Arqam School. The school is located in Block D1, NESPAK Housing scheme, only a few minutes’ walk from WAPDA Town’s main gate.
As for more choices, there are some more private and public schools functioning in and near WAPDA Town, Lahore. However, the time and distance of these schools are measured from the main gate of the society:
- Another branch of Dar-e-Arqam Schools (Girls Campus) is sited about 10 minutes away near Butt Chowk, Block 2, Township
- Pepperdine School is in Block D1, NESPAK Housing Society and reachable within 6 minutes
- Siqarah Boys High School, situated in Awaisia Housing Scheme, is 3 km away
- JPS School System is functional only 8 minutes away in Airline Society, Lahore
- Laurelbank Public School (Boys Branch) only takes around 10 minutes to reach, pinned in Al Hamra Town
WAPDA Town is also home to and near some of the most renowned colleges in Lahore. These include Govt Degree College for Women, WAPDA Town, situated only a 4-minute walk away from Jamia Mosque D3 in Block D2 of the society. The college offers both intermediate and graduate programmes in arts, science, and engineering.
Furthermore, Superior College WAPDA Town Campus and ILM College are situated only a km away in NESPAK Housing Society, near Block D1, WAPDA Town. As per the Higher Education Commission’s ranking, Superior College ranked 2nd in Punjab. As for ILM College, it was founded in 2008 by Dr Hasan Sohaib Murad – current Chairman of ILM Trust. Both colleges offer intermediate and bachelors programmes in the field of commerce, pre-engineering, arts, and computer science.
As for more choices, you can head to LGS College (Boys Campus) and Concordia College Jt. Girls, located only a-5 minute drive away in Block C2, NESPAK Housing Scheme, while Siqarah Girls College in Awasia Housing Society is around 7 minutes away from the main gate of WAPDA Town. Also, Lahore College of Accountancy, situated in Block D1, Johar Town, is 2 km away, whereas the Muslim College of Commerce, standing on College Road, Sector C1, Township, is around 10 minutes’ drive away from the gate.
Moving on, Punjab College (College Road Campus), positioned in Block 2, Township, is 5 km away. The college started its operations in 1985 and provides admissions in F.A, I.Com., FSC., and I.C.S. The college also has several clubs and societies where students can actively participate in extracurricular activities such as debating society, drama club, movie club, music society – Plektra, Nome de Plume - (Literary Club), along with sports and blood donor club.
Students interested in higher education can find a good number of reputable universities near WAPDA Town, Lahore. For instance, the University of Central Punjab in Avenue 1, Khayaban-e-Jinnah, is one of the top-notch business management universities in Lahore, only 5 minutes’ drive away from D3 Family Park. The university focuses on keeping a balance between stability and change by embracing the contemporary methods of training and education. Here, you can take admission in undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programmes in the following faculties:
- Faculty of Management Studies
- Faculty of Sciences
- Faculty of Life Sciences
- Faculty of Media and Communication Studies
- Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
- Faculty of Information Technology
- Faculty of Engineering
In a similar vein, the University of Management & Technology only takes 10 minutes to reach by road, situated in Phase 1, Johar Town. Again, it is one of the notable engineering universities in Lahore, established in 1990. The university is a venture of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Trust, and students can seek admissions in undergraduate, graduate, MS/MPhil, Ph.D., and diploma programmes. UMT is recognised by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in the 'W4' category and hosts fourteen schools and five institutes under one roof. Following are the academic departments operational in UMT:
- School of Business and Economics (SBE)
- School of Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH)
- School of Science (SSC)
- School of Engineering (SEN)
- School of Architecture and Planning (SAP)
- School of Systems and Technology (SST)
- School of Textile and Design (STD)
- Institute of Liberal Arts
Next, Phase 1, Johar Town boasts Bahria University (BU) Lahore Campus, standing only 10 minutes’ drive away from the main gate of WAPDA Town. BU is a Federally Chartered Public Sector University established by the Pakistan Navy in 2000. The university offers multidisciplinary programmes including law, management science, earth & environmental sciences, maritime studies, and health science.
Besides, people interested in online degree programmes can find Virtual University just 12 minutes away in Block C, Faisal Town. As per the official website, VU is one of the finest distance learning universities in Pakistan, offering online degree courses at affordable fees. It provides reading material, audio recordings, and online lectures and tutorials. VU also broadcasts lectures on four TV channels under its management. Some more popular universities near WAPDA Town, Lahore are mentioned below; however, the time and distance are measured from the main gate of the society:
- University of Education, Lahore, on College Road, Phase 1, Johar Town is about 12 minutes away by road
- Punjab Tianjin University of Technology, Lahore only takes 9 minutes to reach, standing near Green Town, Block 1, Township
- Nazaria-e-Pakistan University, located on Shahrah Nazaria-e-Pakistan,، Block J1, Johar Town, is only 10 minutes away
- University Of Engineering & Technology, pinned in Block R, Model Town, can be reached within 15 minutes
- Riphah International University - QIE Campus, situated on Madar-e-Millat Road, Quaid-e-Azam Industrial Estate, is just 15 minutes away by road
Banks in and near Wapda Town, Lahore
The availability of banks in commercial zones of a residential society makes financial matters and daily transactions easier for residents. Thankfully, several reputable banks are operational in and near WAPDA Town, Lahore.
To begin with, Habib Bank Limited, Muslim Commercial Bank, and Allied Bank are in Block F2, WAPDA Town, just a couple of minutes away from WAPDA Society Office Bus Stop.
Further, Soneri Bank is only 2 minutes away by foot in Block D2, WAPDA Town, while Dubai Islamic Bank, MCB, and Silk Bank are only a 3-minute walk away on Nazaria-e-Pakistan Ave, Block G, PIA Housing Scheme. However, Bank Alfalah, Bank Al Habib, Habib Metropolitan Bank, and Metro Bank are roughly 4 minutes away in Block F of PIA Housing Scheme on Shahrah Nazaria-e-Pakistan. The banks also help in paying bills and withdraw cash conveniently via their ATMs.
Next, PIA Main Boulevard is also home to several banks such as Summit Bank, only 4 minutes away in Block K, while HBL Islamic Banking and Meezan Bank Limited are more or less 5 minutes away in Block E, PIA Housing Scheme. Besides, JS Bank and Askari Bank are in Block D, Pia Housing Scheme, only 8 minutes away by foot, whereas Faysal Bank Limited and Bank Alfalah Islamic Branch are operational in Block E of the society. The banks are approximately 10 minutes away by foot from the main gate of WAPDA Town.
Some more banks are located just about 5 to 10 minutes away from WAPDA Town, Lahore including:
- MCB Islamic Bank and Bank Islami Pakistan Limited are situated about 5 minutes away in Block D, PIA Main Boulevard
- United Bank Limited is reachable within 5 minutes, sited in Block C, PIA Housing Scheme
- Standard Chartered Bank is functional in Block R2, Phase 2 of Johar Town, around 2 km away from the society
- Bank of Punjab and The Bank of Khyber are roughly 2 km away, sited near Shaukat Khanum Hospital, Block R1, Johar Town
- Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (Johar Town Branch) only takes around 10 minutes to reach by road, sited in Block G4, Phase 2, Khokhar Chowk
The society has a 220kV Grid Station installed by the National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC) to satisfy the energy requirements of WAPDA Town. The grid station also caters to the growing energy demand of the neighbourhood of WAPDA Town. Further, residents of WAPDA Town, Lahore can also employ UPS systems and standby generators to ensure uninterrupted power supply during power outages.
Clinics and Hospitals in and near Wapda Town, Lahore
WAPDA Town is home to many private clinics and hospitals in almost all of its blocks, providing medical assistance within no time. For instance, there are several clinics functional in the town providing healthcare facilities for regular ailments. Some of them include The Radiology Clinic in Block B4, WAPDA Town, located only a 3-minute walk away from the main gate of WAPDA Town. The clinic features 4D ultrasound and X-ray facilities. Also, it only takes 2 minutes to reach Ali Saad Clinic, situated in Block D3, WAPDA Town. The clinic’s panel includes obstetricians, gynaecologists, and general and laparoscopic surgeons.
Some more clinics functional in WAPDA Town include Dr Naheed Zamani Clinic and Noori Gynae & Medical Complex. Both are present in Block D2, WAPDA Town, while Dr Kashif Iqbal Malik ENT Surgeon is situated in Block E2 of the society. All the clinics are roughly 2 to 4 minutes away by foot from Swiss Lounge, Block D3, while Dr Ch Muhammad Tahir Skin & Laser Centre is merely 7 minutes away in Block D2. Further, it only takes 5 minutes to reach Surgeon Dr Farogh Zahra Surgical Clinic, sited in Block D2, while the clinic of Dr Kashif Clinic (Otolaryngologist) and Dr Farhat Naz (Obstetrician-gynaecologist) are functioning only a minute away in Block E2, WAPDA Town.
Next comes Color Doppler Ultrasound Clinic by Dr Shahid Shaikh, Dental Art Clinic, and Haris Dental and Orthodontic Centre. All these are only 4 minutes away by foot from D III College Stop in Block E2 of the society. However, the Swedish Dental Clinic and Anjum Diagnostic Centre are in Block E1, a minute’s walk away from Nutty Squirrel, sited in Block E1. Besides, Siqarah Dental Care, Fazal Medical Clinic, and Dental Concepts are located a minute’s walk away in Block E1. Further, you can also reach Shaheen Clinic, sited in Block F2, Clinic Dr Muhammad Yasin Alvi - Child Specialist, in Block E1, and Dr Faisal Liaquat Rana in Block F1 of the town. All the clinics are roughly 2 to 5 minutes away by foot from WAPDA Society Office Bus Stop.
Other than that, WAPDA Town Family Clinic is only 3 minutes away in Block G2, while Acuity Eye Centre on Abaseen Avenue, WAPDA Town, can be reached within 5 minutes by foot from Abu Bakar Chowk, WAPDA Town. Further, Sobhi Dental Clinic and Physio Rehab Centre – Milestone in Block H1, WAPDA Town, are about 10 minutes away, whereas A4 Amna Children Clinic on Abbaseen Ave, Block H1, is only 7 minutes away. The clinic features paediatrics and neonatologists from 11 am to 1 pm and 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm.
Also, Tooth Dentist and Dental Specialist by Dr Naureen Sarwar are operational only a km away in Block K1, WAPDA Town, while Noor Dental Surgery on Jhelum Road, Block J1 of the society can be reached within 10 minutes by foot from J2 Park. Besides, four more clinics are functional in Block K2 of the community, including Dr M. Zeeshan Khan (child specialist), Aziz Medical Centre (medical clinic), Prime Dental & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic (dental clinic), and Hameed Latif Hospital Laboratory near Chashma Road, Rehmat Chowk, WAPDA Town. All these options are only a 4-minute walk away from Euro Store, Block K2, WAPDA Town.
As far as hospitals are concerned, there are some reputable hospitals operational in and near the town. Starting with hospitals in WAPDA Town, Azeem Khatoon Family Hospital is in Block E2 Market, around a couple of minutes’ walk away from D III College Stop. Then, Health City Hospital in Block H1 takes around 9 minutes to reach by road from WAPDA Society Office Bus Stop. Further, Tree Tops Eye and Medical Centre near Sunday Bazaar, Abbaseen Ave, Block F1, is only a 3-minute walk away from Abu Bakar Chowk. The hospital has been operational since 2010 and is known for offering therapeutic, diagnostic, laser, and surgical treatments at affordable rates.
Next, Punjab Social Security and Health Management Company Hospital, situated in Block A, Gulshan-e-Lahore, only takes a 5-minute walk to reach from J3 Park, WAPDA Town. The hospital features clinical, inpatient, and general facilities along with pathology, radiology, dentistry, orthopaedic, and physiotherapy departments. Since the society is also near some eminent communities, residents can find some reputable hospitals nearby. For example, Evercare Hospital, located in Block D1, NESPAK Housing Society, is around a km away from the main gate of WAPDA Town. The 270-bed hospital encompasses a wide range of clinical services as per Joint Commission International (JCI) standards. As per its website, the hospital boasts advanced treatments and technologies, qualified doctors, well-trained nursing staff, and a friendly environment.
Further, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre is roughly a km away in Block R3, Johar Town. As per its official website, SKMCH is one of the best and the largest donation-based cancer care centres in the country, operational under the 1860 Societies Registration Act XXI of Pakistan. The hospital strives to offer palliative medical assistance under renowned oncologists. SKMCH also offers non-cancer diagnostic services, including:
- Comprehensive health care clinic
- Clinical and treatment services
- Nuclear medicine
- Nuclear medicine
- Pathology laboratory
The hospital also provides cost-effective pharmaceutical care to patients by offering medicine delivery, therapeutic drug monitoring, and promotion of optimal drug therapy under well-trained pharmacists. Besides, Union Hospital in Iqbal Avenue Housing Society can be walked to within 10 minutes from the main gate. You can consult gynaecologists & obstetricians, psychiatrists, nephrologists, ENT specialists, orthopaedists, burn specialists, plastic surgeons, and pulmonologists here. The hospital also provides the following facilities to its patients:
- Emergency services
- Operation theatre
Additionally, Kishwar Sultana Hospital in Block 2, Township, is approximately 10 minutes away by road from WAPDA Town’s main gate. The hospital operates 24/7 emergency department, clinical lab, CCU, ICU, and digital x-ray facility, and employs general physicians, family physicians, and gynaecologists.
Similarly, Wazir Hospital is functional just 10 minutes’ drive away in Sector C1, Block 1, Township. The hospital has a well-equipped maternity and surgical centre, pharmacy, emergency unit, and qualified general physicians.
Moreover, Iqraa Medical Complex can be reached within 10 minutes, located on Maulana Shaukat Ali Road, Block A, Johar Town. The hospital has a well-rounded emergency centre, a comfortable waiting area, and a spacious parking space for visitors. Here, you can find an anti-obesity & metabolic surgery centre, hair transplantation department along, with plastic, burn & hand surgery centre.
The following are some more hospitals and clinics located in and near WAPDA Town, Lahore:
- Niazi Hospital, situated on Khayaban-e-Firdousi, Block A, Johar Town is only 10 minutes away from WAPDA Town’s main gate
- Doctors Hospital & Medical Centre, located Canal Bank Road, Block G1, Johar Town, is about 15 minutes away
- Farooq Hospital, pinned in West Wood Colony, is reachable within 15 minutes from WAPDA Avenue
- Dr Naeem Sheikh Bashir Clinic in Block G4, WAPDA Town is 5 minutes away from WAPDA Town Society Office Bus Stop
- Shahriyar Clinic only takes a 4-minute walk to reach, located in Block F2, WAPDA Town
- From WAPDA Town Roundabout, you can reach Laser Surgical Centre within 3 minutes, sited on Shaukat Ali Road, Iqbal Avenue Society
Security in Wapda Town, Lahore
WAPDA Town, Lahore, is a gated community where each block is completely secured with multiple entry/exit points. As of now, residents are restricted to use only two entry and exit gates for the past few years. Moreover, the society also took some adequate security measures and blocked the entry of outsiders in the area.
PROPERTIES IN WAPDA TOWN, LAHORE
Sale Price Trends in Wapda Town, Lahore
It is essential to conduct a real estate market analysis to get a good insight into the valuation process and to get a hold of the latest sales price trends. We’ve elaborated on the current market trends below to make the buying and selling process easier for potential investors and our readers.
Houses for Sale in Wapda Town, Lahore
WAPDA Town offers an abundance of property options for prospective homebuyers and investors. For instance, the asking price of beautifully constructed 5 marla houses in WAPDA Town, Lahore, starts at PKR 90 lakh and goes up to PKR 1.7 crore. The 5 marla houses usually comprise single, double, and triple-storeys with 3-5 bedrooms, tile flooring, drawing room, TV lounge, kitchen, and 3-5 bathrooms.
Moreover, buyers can also get their hands on luxurious 10 marla houses in the society for a price ranging between PKR 1.3 crore to PKR 3 crore. The exquisitely built 10 marla houses feature a drawing-room, double TV lounge, powder room, store, a servant quarter. The multiple-storey houses also have spacious car parking, attached bathrooms, Spanish tile work in the kitchen, separate washing space and electricity connection. Furthermore, quite many luxurious 1 kanal houses are also up for sale in the society. The asking price of 1 kanal houses in WAPDA Town, Lahore, starts at PKR 2.1 crore and goes as high as PKR 5.6 crore. A well-built 1 kanal property features state-of-the-art infrastructure, beautiful grassy lawn, ash wood/marble flooring, central heating/air conditioning, double glazed windows, a study room, a prayer room, and a Jacuzzi.
Besides, potential investors can also buy ultra-modern 2 kanal houses in WAPDA Town, Lahore, for PKR 5 crore to PKR 8 crore. A brand new 2 kanal bungalow features world-class amenities such as a swimming pool, a huge Italian chandelier in the reception area with hanging lights, fully equipped Italian kitchen, dining area with wooden flooring, and a grand TV lounge.
Plots for Sale in Wapda Town, Lahore
The town features a variety of residential and commercial plots where you can build your dream home or utilise it for business purposes. The asking price of 5 marla plots in WAPDA Town, Lahore, starts at PKR 36 lakh, which can go as high as PKR 1 crore, whereas the rate of 10 marla plots in the town ranges between PKR 55 lakh to PKR 2.4 crore.
Moreover, 1 kanal plots in WAPDA Town, Lahore, are also available for sale for a price ranging between PKR 1 crore to PKR 7 crore. The plots can be used for residential, commercial and semi-commercial purposes. Also, investors can buy high-end 2 kanal plots in the town. The minimum price of 2 kanal plots in WAPDA Town is around 2.2 crore, which can get as high as PKR 15 crore. However, the size, land area, location concerning road connections, and recent improvements may influence the latest price trends.
Rent Price Trends in Wapda Town, Lahore
People can also enjoy a luxurious lifestyle by renting properties in WAPDA Town, Lahore, at affordable rates. Also, below we’ve briefly discussed the rental trends in the town to make the choice easier for you.
Houses for Rent in Wapda Town, Lahore
People looking to rent a property in WAPDA Town can find many options here. The average monthly rent of 5 marla houses in the town is around PKR 25 thousand to PKR 62 thousand.
Also, the society offers several luxurious 10 marla houses for rent at reasonable rates. The monthly rent of 10 marla houses in WAPDA Town, Lahore, is around PKR 45 thousand to PKR 1 lakh. The expensive one features double-storey, five bedrooms, six bathrooms, double kitchen, 2 car parking, marble flooring, and grand exterior. Moreover, potential tenants can also find well-appointed 1 kanal houses for a monthly rent of PKR 50 thousand to PKR 1.5 lakh.
Besides, the per month rent of a well-maintained 2 kanal house in WAPDA Town is around 2.5 lakh. The house comprises 6-bedrooms, a big garage, park facing, prayer room, servant quarter, green belts, and a laundry room. The rent of houses in WAPDA Town depends on various factors, mainly size, location, and facilities available in the vicinity of a unit.
Flats for Rent in Wapda Town, Lahore
The society also boosts many falts at affordable rentals. The asking rent of 2-bed flats in WAPDA Town, Lahore is around PKR 18 thousand per month. The flats in the town feature spacious rooms, bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and a parking space.
Apart from residential units, prospective buyers can also find commercial properties in WAPDA Town, Lahore, for investment and business purposes. The selling price of commercial property in the town starts at PKR 26 lakh, going up to PKR 18 crore. The latter one is a 10 marla double storey commercial building, located on a prime location of the society. However, commercial shops are up for sale in the community for an average price of PKR 6 lakh to PKR 68 lakh.
Moreover, commercial properties in the town also come with rental options. The monthly asking rent of commercial offices is around PKR 35 thousand to PKR 6 lakh, whereas you can also rent commercial shops in WAPDA Town for PKR 28 thousand to PKR 6 lakh per month. Investors can also find commercial plots in WAPDA Town, Lahore, on rent for PKR 1.3 crore to PKR 15 crore. However, the price fluctuates as per the size, location, and amenities coming with a property.
Most Popular Phases in Wapda Town, Lahore
According to Zameen.com’s search trends for buying properties in WAPDA Town, Phase 1 is the most searched phase in the town where investors can find fully furnished houses surrounded by almost all necessary facilities.
Moreover, Phase 1 also tops the list when it comes to renting properties in WAPDA Town, Lahore. The phase hosts a vibrant mix of residential and commercial properties, and you can find all amenities within the boundaries.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS AND BAKERIES
Malls in and near Wapda Town, Lahore
Several real estate experts have revealed that getting an apartment near a shopping mall is the first choice of people who are interested in living in a central location from where they can access other significant areas of the city. Fortunately, people residing in WAPDA Town can readily access some of the most iconic shopping malls in Lahore.
For instance, Emporium Mall is situated at a drive of 10 minutes from Family Park in Block D3, WAPDA Town. The mall is a venture of Nishat Group and was established in 2016. The mall features around 300 national and international brands under one roof, such as Adidas, Sania Maskatiya, Tag Heuer, Nishat Linen, Sapphire, Agha Noor, and much more. You can also find a variety of footwear, home décor, jewellery, watches, and other fashion accessories here.
Apart from shopping, you can also have an exquisite dine-in experience at the mall. You can enjoy everything from desi to Chinese and continental food here. Some of the popular eateries in the mall include Simply Sufi Xprs, Texas Chicken, Bundu Khan, Burger King, China Town, and BarBQ Tonight. The food court is operational on the second floor of the mall. As far as kids are concerned, they can have fun in the Bounce, Ice Rink, and Fun Factory Park. Some more facilities in the mall include a multi-screen cinema complex, Carrefour, 3-storey underground car parking, and earthquake-resistant infrastructure.
Furthermore, it only takes a 10-minute walk from Family Park, Block D3, WAPDA Town, to reach Al Wahab Trade Centre, situated in Phase 1 near WAPDA Town Roundabout. Here, you can find Punjab Optics, Punjab Medical Store, and some shops selling clothing items. Also, Royal Tag is a men’s clothing store, located just about 5 minutes away in Block G3 of the society, while Raiwind Trade Centre is operational in Block G, PIA Housing Scheme, a km away from Block D3 Park, WAPDA Town.
From the main gate of WAPDA Town, you can easily reach several retail outlets dotting Shahrah Nazaria-e-Pakistan near WAPDA Town Roundabout. These include Zeri & Meri (kids’ clothing), Uniworth Dress Co. (men’s clothing store), and Xpertz Mobile is a one-stop-shopping hub for mobile accessories. All the options are only 3 minutes away by foot in Block F, PIA Housing Scheme.
You can also head to Mega Mall, sited in Block F, while some more popular branded outlets including Ideas by Gul Ahmed, ChenOne, Stylo, Borjan, Shoe Mart, Levis, Engine Clothing, Hush Puppies, Cougar, Bata Shoes, and London Collection are roughly 3 to 5 minutes’ walk away on Shahrah Nazaria-e-Pakistan, Block F, PIA Housing Scheme. Moreover, you can shop from Diner’s, Almirah, J. Junaid Jamshed, Adler Mega Brands, Adler Mega Brands, CheryBerry, Forecast, and Denizen by Levis. It only takes a 6-minute walk to reach these retail shops, sited on Shahrah-e-Nazria Pakistan, Iqbal Avenue Housing Society.
Next, Amanah Mall, situated on Model Town Link Road, is only 17 minutes away from the main gate of WAPDA Town. As per its website, Amanah Mall is one of the most visited shopping malls in the city and covers an area of more than 6,576 square meters. The first four floors of the mall are home to several brands such as Puma, Massimo Dutti, Limelight, Kross Kulture, Monark, Hang Ten, Cambridge, and Charcoal. Visitors can also find a food court, fitness club, Cinepax Cinema, and an amusement park on the 3rd, 4th and 5th floor of the mall. Recently, the mall also launched Magic Planet – the first-ever VR Park in Pakistan and a Trampoline Park to provide thrilling indoor gaming experience. Some more malls are also functioning near WAPDA Town, Lahore, more or less 15 minutes’ drive away from the main gate of the society. For instance:
- Spellout Mall is operational on Barkat Chowk, Township, only 5 km away from the society
- Waheed Shopping Mall on Abu Bakar Road, Township is merely 13 minutes away
- Madina Shopping Mall sited in Block B1, Township is reachable within 15 minutes
- Inam Plaza is located on Al-Madina Road, Township, around 5 km away
- Sultan Shopping Mall located on Model Town Link Road is about 15 minutes away from the town
Lastly, Packages Mall takes 25 minutes’ drive to reach via PIA Main Boulevard. The mall is operational on Walton Road near Nishtar Town. It is one of the best shopping places for Eid shopping where you can find over 200 national and international brands including Bareeze, Carter’s OshKosh, Chateau 67, Charles and Keith, Leisure Club, and several more. Shopaholics can also find electronics, furniture, and home décor items along with several entertainment options. Besides shopping, you can also enjoy lip-smacking food from Chacha Jee, China Town, Mangal Arabian Kitchen, Salt n Pepper, Salto, and Platter Junction. All the eateries are present in the mall.
Restaurants and Bakeries in and near Wapda Town, Lahore
Foodies can explore some well-known restaurants and bakeries in and near WAPDA Town, Lahore. For instance, The Grill Spot serves salacious double grilled beef burgers with fries, while Chicken Broast is a burger joint that also features BBQ, tandoori, and biggy burgers on its menu. Both the restaurants are only a 5-minute walk away in Block E2, WAPDA Town; however, Mr BBQ and Salwa Naan Shop are also available in the block.
Moreover, residents of WAPDA Town can also access some more food joints in the area such as Shahbaz Bhai Fresh Burger point & Shawarma in Block E1, Shah G Burger & Shawarma in Block F2, whereas, Boxer's Den is operational in Block F1, Phase 1, serving zinger burgers, curly fries, chicken patty burgers, chicken wraps, beef grilled burgers, and crispy chicken pieces. All the eatery options are roughly 5 to 7 minutes’ walk away from MCB, Phase 1, WAPDA Town. You can also head to Lani's Kitchen Chinese Restaurant, sited 5 minutes away by foot on Abu Bakar Chowk, F-1, WAPDA Town to enjoy tasty Chinese soups, Buffalo Chicken, Chicken Manchurian, fried rice, spring roll, pizza, and stir fry noodles.
Prezzo Restaurant on Abu Bakar roundabout offers a comfortable dine-in experience where you can enjoy cheesy pizzas, burgers, pizza fries, chicken pieces, sandwiches, and nuggets, along with cold drinks and dips. Also, Famam (The Pizza Makers) is about a km away in E1 Market, while Multani Chatpata Chatkhara in Block H1, WAPDA Town, is reachable within 8 minutes by foot from WAPDA Avenue, Phase 1. Besides, there are some more restaurants pinned in J Block of the town, reachable within 5 minutes on foot. You can enjoy BBQ items in Chatkhara Treats, while Bismillah Qadri Dahi Bhallay & BBQ is a family restaurant, serving seafood, soups, Chinese food, traditional dishes, Bar. B.Q items, fast food, chaat, and salads.
Further, three more food joints are also operational in Phase 1, J2 WAPDA Town, only 7 minutes away from J2 Park. The first one is Paratha and Karak, offering a variety of parathas including chicken keema paratha, aloo cheese paratha, pizza paratha, and chicken cheese paratha with its unique sauces and dips. The restaurant also serves pepperoni pizza, tikka, and Bihari rolls. Next comes Haji Baba BBQ, where you can find traditional bbq items along with raita and mint chutney. Lastly, you can also visit Androon - The Taste of Heritage. As per its official Facebook page, the restaurant offers some of the best and authentic desi cuisines in the Walled City, such as Tawa chicken, Badami handi, madrasi handi, makhani handi, along with different flavours of karhai.
As for more choices in Phase 1, WAPDA Town, New Lasani Restaurant is operational 5 minutes away by foot in Block K1, while Pizza Tonight, Burgatory, and London Men are in Block K2, just 7 minutes away from J2 Park. Additionally, Chatkhara Tawa Piece, Madni Sajji, Labbaik Broast, and Lahori Murgh Channa are located in Block K2 and serve a wide range of authentic Lahori food at reasonable prices. From Block M Park, WAPDA Town, you can reach The Manji Munch in Block M within a couple of minutes, while Lius Kim Mun Chinese is in Block R1, reachable within 6 minutes’ walk from the park.
Biryani lovers can tantalise their taste buds with spicy biryani served by various eateries in and near the town. These include Biryani Master in Block D3, WAPDA Town, about 8 minutes away by foot, whereas Khan Restaurant and Biryani BBQ are in Block G, PIA Housing Scheme, and 4 Kings Biryani is on Shaukat Ali Road, only a km away from Beas Ave, Block D3. Besides, it only takes around 5 minutes to reach Biryani Express, sited on Main Khayaban-e-Jinnah, while Karachi Biryani and Biryani Master are on Kashif Street, Block D, PIA Housing Scheme. Then, Karachi Al Habib Biryani in Block E of PIA Housing Scheme not only offers finger-licking biryani but also has a cosy and family-friendly dine-in area for diners. The biryani centre is only 6 minutes away by road from Beas Avenue.
You can also have excellent quality burgers from HOWDY, situated only 4 minutes away from WAPDA Town Roundabout, in R3, Johar Town. The burger joint is considered to be one of the best burger spots in Lahore, founded in 2012. The restaurant has some scrumptious burgers on its menu such as Wrangler Grilled breast of a chicken burger, Fanandgo Stay Mild with creamy white sauce, Tickle Pickle Jalapeno Burger and Son of a Bun – a double steak beef burger with double cheeses and turkey strips. Apart from burgers, the restaurant also serves sandwiches, steaks along with juices and shakes.
If you are interested in authentic Chinese cuisines, then you should visit The Rice Bowl, situated only a couple of minutes away by car in Block R3, Johar Town. The restaurant is one of the most popular Chinese eateries in Lahore, operating since 2013. The restaurant lets customers customise their serving bowl with a variety of sides and main courses. The combination of Crispy Sweet & Sour Sauce Prawns and Vegetable Chowmein, along with your favourite beverages, is a must-try in the restaurant. However, some more choices near The Rice Bowl in Johar Town are KFC, Café Organo, The Fagiro Club, Barn & Cook, and Burger Mart. All the options are about 2 to 3 minutes away by car.
Residents of the town can also enjoy mouth-watering cakes, patties, and other bakery items from the many bakeries situated in and near WAPDA Town. Beginning with Cakes & Bakes, the bakery is located in Block E, WAPDA Town, just a 5-minute walk away from WAPDA Society Office Bus Stop. The bakery serves delicious cakes, savouries and assorted biscuits. The bakery also stocks a variety of ready-to-cook items such as chicken nihari, chicken roll, parathas, and Haleem. Further, Kitchen Cuisine in Block D3 offers a range of bread, croissants, cupcakes, brownies along with premium, ice-creams, and birthday cakes.
Also, Fresh Inn Bakers and Sweets is in Block E1 and Forever Bakery in Block D3 on WAPDA Avenue. The first one is only 2 minutes away by foot and serves nimko, traditional sweets, and other confectionery items, while the second one is about 6 minutes away from the stop and best in making customised cakes. Just a km away, Gourmet Bakers & Sweets is also serving quality halwas, meethais, jams, bread, and beverages.
Some more bakeries are operational in and near WAPDA Town, including Tina's Magical Creations in Phase 1, Nasheman-e-Iqbal Housing Society, just 8 minutes away by foot from Block M Park, WAPDA Town, while Malmo Bakers & Sweets and Cakes & Bakes are roughly 6 minutes away in Block J of the society. Additionally, one more branch of Gourmet Bakers & Sweets is functional in Block A1, Valencia, and Cakes & Bakes is on Chashma Road, Block K1, WAPDA Town. Both the bakeries are 2 to 5 minutes away from J2 Park, WAPDA Town.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres in and near Wapda Town, Lahore
WAPDA Town is surrounded by a plethora of sports clubs and academies where you can enjoy several indoor and outdoor games along with other physical activities. Luckily, a badminton court is situated in Block E1 of the society, only 5 minutes’ walk away, while Snooker Point in Block F2, WAPDA Town, is around 10 minutes away by foot. However, it is essential to mention here that the time and distance are calculated from Jamia Mosque E1, WAPDA Town.
Moreover, about 5 minutes away from N1 Block Mosque, one can easily access Soap Football Lahore, sited in Block F, Architects Engineers Housing Society. It is a well-organised sports arena where sports fans can practice cricket and futsal. The club is one-of-its-kind in the city, featuring super slippery soccer and football fields sprayed with water and soap. Inflatable sides surround the area, along with a shock-absorbing base to prevent any injuries.
Next comes SportsPlex, located more or less 5 minutes away by foot in Phase 1, Nasheman-e-Iqbal Housing Society. As per its Facebook page, the sports complex features an international standard Austro Turf field in the area, mainly for cricket, football, and badminton. Moreover, it only takes around 5 to 8 minutes to reach Legend Boxing Club and Shito Ryu Karate Club, situated near WAPDA Town K Block, in Sector B, Engineers Town. Both the clubs are best for learning mixed martial arts, Jiu-Jitsu, karate, and Kickboxing. Besides, it only takes 4 minutes to reach Gurjer Martial Arts Club, sited in Block H1, WAPDA Town.
Then, Game On Sports Arena on Valencia link Road, Ameer Pura Juggian, takes around 9 minutes to reach by road from J3 Park, WAPDA Town. The sports arena has a well-trimmed grassy lawn, good batting wicket, and adequate lighting to play night matches. However, Rowdy Snooker Club is reachable within 7 minutes from the park, sited in Block D, Valencia Lahore.
As for more options, LDA Sports Complex in Block D2, Johar Town is only 9 minutes away from the main gate of WAPDA Town. The sports complex features a state-of-the-art gymnasium and a lawn along with tennis, badminton, table tennis, and basketball courts. The club also has a social lounge, food court, jogging track, and well-maintained swimming pools for both male and female members. Also, you can head to Johar Town Hockey Stadium, situated just 2 km away in Khayaban-e-Firdousi, Block D2, Johar Town, whereas it only takes 9 minutes to reach Maulana Johar Ali Sports Complex, sited on Service Road, Civic Centre Block.
Further, Lahore Football Academy is one of the most popular sports academies in Lahore, sited only a 14-minute drive away on Chanandin Road, Block F, Johar Town. The academy offers a large football field for aspiring footballers, a playground for kids, and a well-maintained jogging track. Amateur footballers can also learn professional techniques and tactics under qualified coaches.
Fitness aficionados can enjoy routine workouts and weight lifting since there are a good number of fitness centres present in and near WAPDA Town. For instance, people living near D III College Bus Stop, WAPDA Town, can conveniently head to Throwback Fitness Gym, located only 5 minutes away by foot in Block E2, while Fitness Time Gym on Main Boulevard, Block D3 is also reachable within 5 minutes by foot. Both gyms are fully equipped with all essential machinery, such as imported PRECOR machinery, iron bull dumbbells, along with HVACs and car parking space.
Next, Attractive 3 Fitness Club is only 6 minutes’ walk away from DIII College Stop. The club is located in Shan Plaza, Airline Housing Scheme. The gym houses treadmills, lockers, cycles, yoga balls, and offers classes for both male/female members. Additionally, two more gyms are found just a minute’s walk away from WAPDA Society Office Bus Stop. The first one is Reborn Gym, situated in Block F2 WAPDA Town. The gym started its operations in 2016 and offers a monthly membership for around PKR 3,000, while the second one is Fleek On, situated in Block E2 of the town.
If you are standing on Abu Bakar Daewoo Chowk, you can reach Sole Fitness Club, located only a minute’s walk away on the 2nd floor, WAPDA Avenue. The gym operates from 6:00 am till 11:00 pm and hosts plenty of machines along with dedicated trainers. Further, from J1 Market, there is Fitness Point Gym, functional only 5 minutes away by foot in Block J2 near Rehmat Chowk, while iClub Fitness Lounge in Block K1 and Reshape Ladies Fitness Club in Block K2 are hardly 10 minutes away. Both fitness centres are adequately ventilated and offer group workout classes under well-trained staff.
Structure Health & Fitness in Johar Town, opposite Emporium Mall, is approximately 5 km away from WAPDA Town. It is among the few iconic fitness centres in Lahore, providing personalised workout and diet plans to its members. The gym features:
- Separate ladies floor
- Personal trainers
- Group classes
- Complete fitness assessment
- Sauna and Jacuzzi
- Separate lockers
- Structured studio
Some more sports facilities and fitness centres in WAPDA Town, Lahore are listed below; however, their distance is calculated from the main gate of WAPDA Town:
- It only takes around 5 minutes to reach Strength Camp By Iron House Fitness, pinned on PIA Main Boulevard, Block D, PIA Housing Scheme
- Vision Fitness, sited in PIA Main Boulevard, Block E, is reachable within 8 minutes
- Hit Fit Workout Fitness Gym is about 10 minutes away by foot in Commercial Plaza, Punjab Government Employee Society
- Figure & Physique Gym is roughly 5 minutes away, located in PIA Society
- Indus Yoga Health Club For Ladies is operational only 9 minutes’ walk away in Phase 1, Iqbal Avenue Cooperative Housing Society
Salons and Spas in and near Wapda Town, Lahore
There are several notable beauty salons and spas located in and near WAPDA Town, including Maheen's Bridal Salon & Spa in Block D3, just a minute’s walk away from D3 Bus Stop. As per Google reviews, the salon offers quite a relaxing environment and the best customer service. The salon is best in providing hair and facial treatments, expert bridal makeup, and other beauty services. You can also enjoy an ultimate pampering session at SWISS Lounge By Amir Riaz, sited only a couple of minutes away in Block D3. It is a unisex salon and offers a variety of beauty services such as pedicure & manicure, whitening facial, signature bridal makeup, body massage, along with haircut and face grooming.
Two more salons named Tajwar Beauty Salon and Emirates Beauty Salon & Spa are located right next to the Swiss Lounge, just 2 to 3 minutes’ walk away in D3 Block, WAPDA Town. The first one is a ladies salon, offering a variety of relaxing facials, hairstyling, herbal hair treatments along with styling and photography services, while the latter one is a small barbershop. Further, ladies can get their nails done from The Nail Bar by La Rouge, sited only 5 minutes away by foot on D3 Main Boulevard. As the name suggests, it is a high-end nail and beauty salon, offering services such as Acrylic nails, gel nails, glitter gel nails, permanent French nails, solitaire nails, sculptured nails, and infills, along with hair and facial treatments.
Some more salons are also approachable at walkable distances from WAPDA Society Office Bus Stop. These include Depilex Beauty Salon and Studio, sited only 5 minutes away in Block F2, WAPDA Town. As per its website, the salon was founded by Massarat Misbah in 1980 to provide the best makeup, facial, and hair treatments. WAPDA Town’s branch is quite well-maintained and offers several services at reasonable prices. Besides, Aisha's Beauty Salon only takes a 2-minute walk to reach, while Deej’s Saloon is a minute’s walk away in Block E2, WAPDA Town.
Moving on, you can also access some more beauty salons on WAPDA Avenue, such as Smart Cut, Saadia's Beauty Salon, and Sheen Beauty Salon. All are located only 2 minutes away in Block E1, while Delite Beauty Care takes around 4 minutes to reach by foot in Block E2 of the society. Further, Kashish Beauty Parlour in Block G2, WAPDA Town, is about 6 minutes away, while Bobby salon is reachable within 3 minutes, pinned on WAPDA Avenue.
Women living in and around Block J, WADA Town, will be glad to know that there is an abundance of salons functional near the area. For instance, Let's Makeup Beauty Salon, and Glitz & Glam Beauty Salon are reachable within 2 minutes, sited in Block H2, WAPDA Town, while Beauty Secrets in Block J2 is just a 3-minute walk away from Widway Road. All the salons are high-end, providing hair treatments, personal grooming, bridal services, and body & skincare packages to customers. From J2 Park, Empire Hair Studio is reachable within 4 minutes by foot, whereas Delite Care Bridal Salon in Block E2 takes a walk of 6 minutes to reach.
Additionally, Chashma Road near Rehmat Chowk, WAPDA Town, boasts a good number of beauty salons. To begin with, it only takes a 5-minute walk to reach Scissor Edge Salon, A.B Beauty Salon, and Pippose Beauty Clinic, situated in Block K3, WAPDA Town. Similarly, Monaliza Beauty Salon, Revive Beauty Salon & Institute, Hair In & Beauty Salon, Naqoosh Beauty Salon and Training Centre For Women, and Ramsha Salon are present in Block K2, WAPDA Town, just 5 minutes away from J2 Mosque.
Parks in and near Wapda Town, Lahore
Buyers always prefer to buy properties near greenery to enjoy the ultimate health and environmental benefits. That said, it is only fortunate that there are several parks in almost every block of WAPDA Town, Lahore. For instance, people living near Beas Avenue, DIII College Bus Stop can easily access Family Park, sited in Block D3, only 7 minutes away by foot, while Family Park in Block E2 of WAPDA Town is around 5 minutes away from the stop. The former is a well-maintained park adorned with a jogging track, seasonal flowers, and rides for kids, while the latter features manicured grass, a mosque, and recreational facilities for kids.
- Shahnaz Bano Park, located in Block N2, WAPDA Town is reachable within 4 minutes by foot from Block N3 Mosque
- It only takes a couple of minutes to reach Mian Park, sited in Block N3, Phase 2 of WAPDA Town
- A park for Women in Block B of River View Co-operative Housing Society is about 2 km away from N3 Mosque
- Park K Block is sited only 4 minutes away by foot in Architects Engineers Housing Society
- Iqbal Park on Shaukat Ali Road, Iqbal Avenue Cooperative Housing Society takes a 10-minute walk to reach from the main gate of WAPDA Town
Cinemas in and near WAPDA Town, Lahore
Residents of WAPDA Town can enjoy fun weekends by watching their favourite movies with their family and friends in various cinemas functional nearby. Starting with Universal Cinema, located just 4 km away in Emporium Mall, Abdul Haque Road, the cinema is among the top cinemas in Lahore. The facility features a VIP seating lounge, cafes, and 2D and 3D multiplexes. The cinema also boasts Dolby ATMOS audio processing system, high-resolution 4K digital projection, and universal ULTRA screens.
Moreover, you can also reach the Movies Zone, which is just a 10-minute drive away in Sector C2, Township. Making your way via the main gate of the society, it only takes about 10 minutes for you to reach CineStar Cinema IMAX Theatre Township, situated on Ali Road, Civic Centre Township. According to its website, it is the only cinema in the country that has exclusive rights for IMAX Theatres. You can also get scrumptious snacks and popcorn from the food kiosks set up outside the cinema.
To enjoy the latest flicks, movie fans can head to Cinepax Cinema, situated just 17 minutes away from Amanah Mall, GECHS. The state-of-the-art cinema features multiple screens, comfortable reclining armchairs, and cutting-edge sound technology. The cinema further offers CMAXX screen and the latest digital laser technology, spacious VIP recliners, and Dolby Atmos 54.1 3D surround sound system.
Several events take place in WAPDA Town, Lahore. WAPDA Ladies Club organises several occasions, including family galas and free medical camps, to facilitate the community. Also, residents celebrate festivals like Eid, Shab-e-Barat, and Independence Day together.
WAPDA Town, Lahore, is a well-planned gated community where residents can find almost all essential facilities such as schools, colleges, hospitals, parks, and bus stands within the society. Allama Iqbal International Airport is located just a 45-minute drive away via Lahore Ring Road, while it only takes half an hour’s drive to reach Walton Railway Station.
As far as picnic spots are concerned, Lahore Wildlife Park is one of the most exquisite places in Lahore to spend quality time with family and friends. The park is situated just a 20-minute drive away on Safari Road, Lahore, and fenced with a grove of trees. There is a small net hut right beside the entrance of the park, where you can get a sight of beautiful peacocks and other wild birds playing and roaming around freely. Also, the Tiger Safari, Lion Safari, and Tiger Cage feature white tigers, lions, Bengal tigers, and jaguars.
Moreover, Fun Dunya Theme Park is also located in the park. The amusement park is meticulously maintained and hosts many mechanical and electrical rides for kids such as a pirate ship, octopus ride, swing star, boat ride, jet racing, and jumping castle. Besides the sites mentioned above, the theme park is also home to the serene Safari Park Lake, Deer Zone, Dyno Park, a mosque, and a cafeteria. You can also head to Model Town Park, located only 10 km away in Model Town. It is one of the most amazing parks in Lahore, surrounded by a wide range of eateries. The park boasts a neatly trimmed golf course, giant trees, a 2.8 km jogging track, and a Pen for peacocks. The park also has a children's play area, featuring monkey bars, rides, swings, hanging bridges, and merry-go-round.
Moreover, the famous Lahore Fort is located around 28 km away from WAPDA Town via Lahore-Islamabad Motorway. Lahore Fort, also known as Shahi Qila, is situated in the northwest corner of the city. This fortress us spread over 20 hectares and contains 21 famous monuments.
The society is surrounded by affluent neighbourhoods including NESPAK Housing Society, which takes around 5 minutes to reach by road, while Johar Town, Lahore, is just 10 minutes away from the main gate of WAPDA Town. Further, it only takes a couple of minutes' walk to reach Valencia Housing Society, Lahore, whereas NFC Phase 1 is just 6 minutes away from Block K2, WAPDA Town, Abbaseen Avenue. For people coming from WAPDA Town Roundabout, it will take roughly 15 minutes to reach Faisal Town, Lahore.
Check out WAPDA Town’s map for more details.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
WAPDA Town, Lahore, is an ideal location surrounded by parks, hospitals, educational institutions, and other amenities. This project has become the talk of the town due to the availability of several residential and commercial plots. However, even though there are a lot of facilities available in the society, residents of WAPDA Town sometimes use gas cylinders, electric geyser, compressors, and LPG cylinders due to gas load-shedding in the area.
Importance of Wapda Town, Lahore from major locations nearby
- Located near M-2 Motorway
- Tariq Garden only takes 4 minutes to reach from Block K3, WAPDA Town
- Architects Engineers Housing Society is reachable within 8 minutes from WAPDA Town Roundabout
- A 45-minute drive away from Allama Iqbal International Airport
- Walton Railway is just a 30-minute drive away
- Lahore Zoo is around 19 km away from the society via Canal Bank Road
- The famous Shahi Qila is 28 km away via Lahore-Islamabad Motorway
You can visit Zameen Area Guides Lahore to get more updates about the latest developments and housing projects in the city.