Taman Connaught, an old and developed community in Cheras is strategically placed at the confluence of Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2), Cheras-Kajang Highway and East-West Link Highway. The latter divides the enclave, which is established by Akisama and expected to be accompllished by March 2012.
The leasehold development features 2-storey terrace houses, bungalows, condominiums and an apartment. 2 condominiums lies behind Giant Connaught and they are called Angkasa Condominiums and Puncak Banyan. Meanwhile, the apartment and Sri Cendekia condominium are positioned far north-west of Taman Connaught. This community is famed have the longest 'pasar malam' (night market) in Malaysia, held every Wednesday night along Jalan Cerdas.
Additionally, there is going to be a novel commercial hub in the area, called Connaught Avenue. It is a mixed housing and business project comprising of 2 and 3-storey shop-offices and 2 blocks of serviced apartments. Sitting on a 8.66-acre land, the project will have 86 units of commercial shop-offices and 385 units of serviced apartment.
Being a matured residential neighborhood, Taman Connaught is a independent enclave with a large variety of amenities and commercial areas. A Chinese temple, a Calvary Church, a police station, 2 petrol stations (Shell, Esso and BHP), 24-hour drive-through McDonald (within Shell station), and Giant Hypermarket are available in the vicinity. There are rows of coffee shops, restaurants (such as the established Yip Chee Mei Tai Pau stall), banks (Eon Bank, Maybank, CIMB) and specialty shops along Jalan Cerdas. Offices are bountiful within the vicinity.
For shopping and relaxation, one can visit Cheras Leisure Mall and Plaza Phoenix which is adjacent to the development. Countless schools can be found in the enclave like SJK (C) Taman Connaught and SMK Taman Connaught. University College Sedaya International (UCSI) campus can be found behind McDonald’s outlet.