This village is surrounded by rivers on three sides and is located in Poonamalle taluk, Thiruvallur District. This village comes under Kavasseryvillage and is between Palakkad
and Thrissurdistricts. This region is famous for its astrologers and agriculture is the primary occupation of the people here.
is situated near Chennai
border. This village is well-connected with roads and therefore the nearby areas. The outer ring road is in proximity to this area. It is surrounded by Thiruvallur Taluk, Sriperumbudur
and Kunnattur Taluk. It is slowly developing and has access to basic facilities owing to its good road connectivity. Chennai
Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT) is at a distance of seven kilometre from Padur
railway station is at a distance of 31 kilometres while the international airport is 20 kilometres from here. The village also has a railways station of its own and is 10 km away from Pattabiram
Improved connectivity has led to establishment of commercial hubs around the area. In the first quarter of 2014, price of apartments in Padur
was Rs 3,750 Rs 4,150 per sq ft. A 2BHK average rental was Rs15,900 a month. Real estate growth in this region is slow but continuous. There are 15 ready-to-move-in and eight under-construction projects in Padur
. The locality and its surrounding areas have attracted commercial projects, improving the local economy thereby, drawing residential projects as well.
Many educational institutions are coming up in Padur
but one primary school is known for its history of existence since a century called Aksharamuthassi. Some schools are- Gateway American International School, Hiranandani Upscale School and Padma Adarsh Higher Secondary School. SRR Engineering College and Hindustan University.St. Pauls Matriculation School andG.R.D. College are important landmarks. It is a tourist attraction place and is close to many other tourist locations. Flames, KKR and Taj Restaurants are known around the area by the locals. With growth in the outskirts of Chennai
, this area is getting closer to developing areas and therefore, is pulling attention.