Hosur Sarjapur Road Layout
(), popularly known as HSR Layout
is a relatively new suburb
located to the south-east of Bangalore
. The layout, which is built on land reclaimed from the Agara lake, is located between Hosur Road
and Sarjapur Road.
Ever since the growth of the real estate market in Bangalore, this area has witnessed a dramatic rise in the residential housing, partly owing to its proximity to the commercial areas of the city. This has led the land prices to skyrocket in recent years. In its early stages, this area was neglected by the civic authorities. Now it has facilities such as a police station, post office (Pin Code: 560102 Earlier: 560034), Water Board office, electricity office, and numerous banks.
Like many residential areas in Bangalore, HSR Layout is divided into Sectors
(Sectors 1 through 7), which are criss-crossed by main roads
and cross roads
. Main roads run north-south and Cross roads run east-west. Some part of the neighboring villages such as Agara, Parangipalya, Venkatapura, Mangammanapalya and Hosapalya are also part of HSR Layout. Designed based on modern town planning principles, the layout has a centralized BDA Complex
, which houses the city administrative offices. It also has a number of small parks in various parts of the layout.
Most of the layout consists of independent houses and low rise blocks. There are some pockets of the layout where larger apartment blocks are seen.
HSR Layout is about 7 km from Bangalore's other... Read More