Thiruvanmiyur is a locality situated in the south of Chennai. The area is surrounded by Elliot Beach from East( Bay of Bengal), Tharamani from West, Basant Nagar from North, Kottivakkam from South, Adyar from North- West and by Perungudi from South- West. Due to its proximity to Bay of Bengal, the locality has highly humid weather.
The locality can be reached by rail and local buses. Buses connect the locality to the rest of the city. Thiruvanmiyur Bus Staion, Indira Nagar Bus Station, Lattice Bridge Bus Station, Lattice Bridge Road Junction Bus Station and SRP Tools Bus Station are the nearby bus stations of the locality. These stations run various buses from Thiruvanmiyur to the other parts of Chennai. Chennai airport lies 11 kilometre from here and Thiruvanmiyur Railway Station is just a kilometre away. Taramani Railway Station and Indira Nagar Rail Way Station lie at a distance of two kilometres each and Kasturibai Nagar Railway Station lies at a distance of three kilometres from here. Chennai Central Railway Station lies at a distance of 12 kilometres from Thiruvanmiyur.
The real estate in Thiruvanmiyur is strong. With a lot of tourist spots and attraction sites, Thiruvanmiyur has more than 200 ready-to-move-in residential projects and 11 under-construction projects.
The locality is rich in terms of social infrastructure. It has many colleges in and outside the locality including Bharath Institute of Science and Technology, Presidency College, Government Technical Traning Centre, Srm University, Jayagoving Harigopal Agarwal Agarsen College, Sunshine Academy, vatsalya MHSS, Grace Mat. Hr. Sec. School, Sri BKM Kothari MHSS etc.
The locality has many hospitals in and around the area. These include Iswarya Womens Hospital & Fertility Centre, Fortis Malar Hospital, Santosh Hospital, Vasan Eye Care, Parasu Dental etc. The locality also has many petrol pumps, malls, retail stores, ATMs, entertainment and picnic spots, parks and banks.