Pallavaram, Chennai

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About Pallavaram, Chennai


Chromepet, situated in the southern parts, is an emerging suburb in the southern region of Chennai, located about 24 km from the main city and lies outside the limits of Chennai city. It is located 22 km from Egmore and Chennai Central Railway Station. It lies on the Grand Southern trunk (GST road), close to Thirumudivakkam, Tambaram and next to Pallavaram. This locality has 200 ft road that directly connects Chrompet to Thoraipakkam and 6 km from Outer Ring Road, Thirumudivakkam. Pammal, Pallavaram, Thiruneermalai, Hastinapuram, Tambaram, Rajakilpakkam, Santhosapuram, Medavakkam, Kovilambakkam, Irumbuliyur etc are its neighbouring localities.

Chromepet is made up of communities and townships that include New Colony, Ganapathy Puram, Umayalpuram, Nagappa Nagar, Lakshmipuram, Shastri Colony, and Gandhi Nagar. The locality also benefits from the influence of IT/ITeS which want their residents near to their workplace. This locality is very famous for Madras Institute of Technology which is situated nearby. Some of the premium residential projects in Chromepet are Amarprakash The Royal Castle, Krishna Mithila, Amarprakash Temple Wave, Casagrand Bloom, Doshi First Nest among others.

Chromepet is connected to Chennai by public transportation services including the electric train. It is located on the Beach – Tambaram – Chengalpattu suburban railway network. Tirusulam, Pallavaram, Chrompet, and Tambaram Sanatorium are its nearby railway stations. However, Chrompet Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Chrompet which is located at a distance of 200 mtr via Chennai – Nagapattinam Highway/Chennai – Theni Highway/Trichy – Chennai Highway.

It has excellent connectivity to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport which is located at a distance of 6 km via Chennai – Nagapattinam Highway/Chennai – Theni Highway/Trichy – Chennai Highway.

First phase of Chennai Metro Rail with one of its route Washermanpet – Chennai International Airport (Blue Line – 23.1 km) is passing through the locality. Airport, Meenambakkam, Nanganallur Road, Alandur, Ekkattuthangal, and Ashok Nagar are some stations located near Chrompet.

The Grand Southern Trunk Road (GST) that connects south Indian cities to Chennai passes through this township.

There is a bus stand in Hasthinapuram, a neighborhood on the eastern side of Chromepet Railway Station. Buses to Tambaram, Guduvanchery, T Nagar, High Court, Chengalpet, Avadi, Pallavaram, Velachery, vandalur, Pozhichalur, Broadway, etc. are available from Hasthinapuram.

Proposed & Planned Infra
Proposed plan for Chennai Metro Phase-2 that will involve extension of Line-4 from Lighthouse up to Poonamallee, with the Madhavaram – Sholinganallur and Light House – Poonamallee lines intersecting at Alwarthirunagar. The key focus for Phase-2 is to provide a stable connectivity between the northern (Madhavaram, Thiruvottiyur, Redhills) and southern suburbs (Siruseri, Sholinganallur) and the east parts of Chennai (Light house, Mylapore) to the western suburbs (Porur, Poonamallee).

Tamil Nadu Road Development Corporation (TNRDC) has also an elevated 17.2 km 4-Lane Corridor for the IT Corridor from Taramani to Siruseri.

Factors for past growth
Its proximity to Chennai International Airport and Chrompet Railway Station along with major IT Hubs in the city such as Ascendas IT Park, Chennai One Software Park, KRISP IT Park, and The Gateway Office Parks have been a plus point for Chrompet driving residential demand and development and consistent rental yield. A fair number of workforce work in nearby IT Hubs and Industrial areas wanted to have their residences close to their workplace. As a result Flats for sale in Chromepet finds proposed tenants due to its proximity to the IT corridor and other industries.


mall in Pallavaram, Chennai

IT Park in Pallavaram, Chennai

Apartment building in Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Infra Development (Social & Physical)
Some of the well-known schools and colleges in Chromepet are are St. Marks Nursery And Primary School, Holy Angels School, Holy Cross School, Budding Minds Play School, GGN International School, St. Marks Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Budding Minds Play School, Achariya Bala Siksha Mandir, and Sri Chaitanya Techno School to name a few.

Healthcare facilities are also good in the locality. Some of the renowned hospitals providing healthcare facilities to the residents of Chrompet includes Sayee Hospitals, Deepam Pallavaram Hospital, Kavitha Ortho & Multispeciality Hospital, PCMC Hospital, Cantonment Board General Hospital among few.

Due to its strategic location, this high street has attracted a number of national and international retail brands, as well as exclusive cafes and restaurants. The locality has a good retail market with malls, shopping plazas, shopping complexes, retail outlets, stationery shops, and grocery outlets. These include Forum Vijaya Mall, Grand Square, Ramee Mall, and Alsa Mall.