Mangadu is a suburban locality of Chennai. It is located in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu. It is located in the south western part of Chennai, at a distance of 20 kilometres from the city centre. The most notable landmark of the locality is Kamakshi Temple.
It lies close to localities of Poonamallee, Porur, Kundrathur, Tiruverkadu, Kozhumanivakkam, Chikkarayapuram and Pattur. Metropolitan Transport Corporation and Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation offer various bus routes and train routes leading through the locality. Some of these bus routes include 154, 17B, 17B Cut, 53E, 53P, 54M, 54P, 66, 266 Dlx, 566A Dlx, M49B, M53E, and PP66 Dlx.
Real estate in Mangadu offers a mix of plots, apartments and villas. While apartments are available in the affordable price category, villas are priced luxuriously.
Social infrastructure here is well-developed with educational institutions, restaurants, retail arcaded, healthcare facilities and financing services. Some of the reputed educational institutions here include Mangadu Government School, St.Marys High School, Mangadu Public School, Sri Muthukumaran Arts and Science College, Sri Muthukumaran Institute of Technology, Sri Muthukumaran College of Education, Sri Muthukumaran Medical College, Sri Ambal group of Institutions, Mennakshi College of Nursing etc.
Healthcare facilities here are provided by Government Primary Health Centre,MangaduRasiya clinic, RC Doctor plaza, Kavin clinic, Veeleshwar poly clinic, S.R.Lingam Dental Clinic etc.
24x7 bank services are provided by ATMs and branches of banks including State Bank of India, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Bank of Baroda and Karur Vysya Bank.