Taman Sri Ukay, Ampang
Taman Sri Ukay is an exclusive and established residential located just off Middle Ring Road 2. It is neighboring Taman Hillview and Taman Bukit Utama. It is famous for being the home for high-profile individuals including entrepreneurs, businessmen and even politicians. Most of residents are Malays with a mix of Chinese, Indians and expatriates.
This affluent residential estate is served by a number of amenities, which mostly located at least 5 minutes driving away. Within Taman Sri Ukay, there is Surau Al-Muhajirin and Adni Islamic School. Several schools can be reached within 5 to 10 minutes driving including Sri Inai KL, SJK Stella Maris, SJK Keramat AU3, SMK Setiawangsa and SJK Taman Keramat, as well as international schools, namely, International School of Kuala Lumpur and Mutiara International Grammar School.
Besides that, Taman Sri Ukay is just about 5 minutes away from Ampang, Melawati and Keramat CBDs. The nearest shopping centre is Aeon AU2 Shopping Centre that has Jusco supermarket as well as numerous restaurants, chic cafes and specialty stores. Ampang Point commercial enclave is just nearby that houses numerous famous eateries and hang-out cafes. Accessibility wise, Taman Sri Ukay is reachable from Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR 2) and about 5 minutes from Duta-Ulu Klang Expressway (DUKE) and Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH) accesses.
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Taman Sri Ukay enjoys lush greenery at the back of the enclave. The air is breezy around here and quite peaceful. However, sometimes there are several notorious kids come to Highland Towers site and make noise. In the end of January 2009, there was a report on The Star that residents of Taman Sri Ukay were upset of a private school in the enclave. The residents claimed that it causes traffic congestion in the morning, afternoon and evening as the parents drop and pick their kids. Besides that, they also claimed that the teachers as well as the staffs park their cars indiscriminately.
The infamous Highland Towers is located at the end of Jalan Hill View. The Highland Towers tragedy which happened in December 1993 had taken 48 lives. Even though it was reported that the collapsed was due to improper construction of the pilings, some are still traumatized to live within the area as there was another similar tragedy located in Taman Hillview which was caused by soil erosion.
Traffic congestion along MRR2 is horrible during peak hours. As it is the only ingress and egress, one cannot escape from it while going to and getting from work. However, when the traffic is cool, one can reach KLCC within just 10 minutes via AKLEH, and Mont Kiara within 15 minutes via AKLEH.