Sri Putramas II (also known as Sri Putramas 2 or Royal Domain) is a high density condominium located along Jalan Kuching in Dutamas area. It comprises of four blocks, namely Kingsgate, Kingsbury, Queensgate and Queensbury, with a total of 1,022 units. It offers built-up of 1,125 – 1,400 sf that come with full condominium facilities.
Sri Putramas II is a good investment, as it is strategically located near to KL city centre, Mont Kiara and Sri Hartamas vicinity. Plus, this area is still young and has great potential to be developed soon. It is the follow up to Mayland’s Sri Putramas I.
Residents at Sri Putramas II can access to Kuala Lumpur, Mont Kiara, Bangsar, Damansara and Petaling Jaya via Jalan Kuching, Jalan Duta, Jalan Ipoh, NKVE and Penchala Link. Also, one can also access to DUKE Highway to numerous destinations from Jalan Duta. If you do not own a car, you can take a 8-minute walk to Jalan Kuching to pick-up a bus to get to the Kuala Lumpur city.
Sri Putramas II was actually scheduled to be completed by March 2007. But it was been delayed for another 2 months, and its residents received their respective house keys on 30th may 2007. It is not a surprise though, as it was developed by the infamous developer Mayland, which was criticized terribly by the owners of its previous project Sri Putramas I, due to bad construction quality. Even though Sri Putramas I is badly criticized, but Sri Putramas II construction quality seems satisfying to most owners. They also claim that Royal Domain is nicely built with good features and layouts.
One of the problems suffered by the residents is bad traffic congestion at the U-turn near to Sri Putramas I, which is due to bad road planning. Motorists coming from Jalan Kuching have to make a U-turn to get to both Sri Putramas condominiums. Even for motorists coming from the government apartments in Jalan Dutamas have to make a U-turn to get onto Jalan Kuching. The problem is worst during peak hours.
Traffic congestion in Jalan Kuching is as bad as one can recall several years ago. Even though there have been new interchanges and highways built, the traffic remains as bad as before due to increasing numbers of motorist. With the openings of the flyovers that link Jalan Duta to Jalan Ipoh, and Jalan Kuching to Jalan Duta, it seems to ease the traffic a bit. Plus, motorists do not have to take the cramped Segambut roundabout to get to government offices or Petaling Jaya.
Adding to the traffic congestion, what worries the residents from both Sri Putramas I and II is their future neighbor, Sri Putramas III (also known as Royal Regent), which was launched in August 2008, and will be constructed anytime soon beside them. With the narrow road shared by many high density condominiums, another additional residential development will surely worsen the traffic congestion.
Furthermore, there is also problem with the insufficient car parks that lead to illegal parking at the side roads. Most of the cars parked illegally will be summoned daily by the traffic police. Besides that, Sri Putramas II is situated next to the railway, which is a major turn-off for residents that face the railway. You can hear unbearable noise made by the train engine passing by everyday. The problem is worsen when the construction of Sri Putramas III starts.