is a suburban neighbourhood of Mumbai
which also has a railway station on the Central Railway line by the same name. The Godrej Complex lies in its vicinity which gave rise to the need for building the Vikhroli
railway station way back in 1947. In spite of being a suburban neighbourhood, it is centrally located giving an easy access to most parts of the city. Vikhroli
is known to be a very close-knit township as most of its population comprises the families of Godrej employees.
Road, also known as Eastern Express Highway
to Dadar, Thane
. Via the L.B.S Marg, Vikhroli West
is connected to Bandra
, Jogeshwari and other western Mumbai
suburbs. A much-needed third connecting bridge is expected to be built that will link Mumbai
and Navi Mambai. This bridge will cover Thane
Creek starting from Kannamwar Nagar off the Eastern Express Highway
all the way to Kopar Khairane. There are also many bus routes operating in these areas connecting Vikhroli
to Kannamwar Nagar, Wadala
, Dadar, Ghatpokar Railway Station and Seepz Depot. There are also many BEST buses plying in the area. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is located about 10km away from Vikhroli
. This neighbourhood also enjoys close proximity to places like Kensington SEZ Powari and the Andheri
MIDC trial Estate.
Well-developed residential properties and luxurious apartments make Vikhroli
one of the many sought-after destinations of Mumbai
property buyers. Vikhroli West
has witnessed a significant rise in demand for 2 BHK apartments as compared to the demand for 1BHK homes on the east. Minimum property prices in this locality have been estimated to be more than Rs 7,000 per sq. ft. which can go up to as much as Rs 21,000 per sq. ft. Unit sizes range from 600 to 1300 sq. ft. on average.
Reputed educational institutions like St. Joseph's School, Sandesh School and Junior College, Veekays English High School and Blind Men's trial cooperative society can be found in Vikhroli
. Popular places of health care include Yashwant Hospital, Laxmi Health Care Center and ICCU, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Hospital, Sushrusha Hospital and Maternity centre etc.