Simei is the housing estate that is located directly beside Tampines. The scale in Simei pales in comparison to Tampines. Relatively small, Simei is conveniently situated across the Pan Island Expressway. Simei is actually defined as the four beauties. The four great beauties in question are Chinese in which the roads there are named after. Unfortunately, people struggled with the names pronunciation. Hence, the four roads in Simei were changed to numerical instead.
Simei does not have it's own bus interchange. However, it is still accessible via bus and MRTs. The MRT stop is called 'Simei' and it is located on the green line too. Bus stops are conveniently placed nearby housing estates and the mall there; East Point.
There are several schools available here. Changkat Primary School. Changkat Changi Secondary School, the humongous yet new ITE College East and Singapore's 4th university; SUTD.
Additionally, EXPO is also located in Simei. The scale of EXPO is impressive. It also boasts a constant flow of varied sales within it's compound.