Positioned in the direction of the southeastern coast of Pulau Ujong, the border of Kallang Preparation Location is made up of Toa Payoh in the north, Geylang in the eastern, Marine Ceremony in the southeast, Marina East in the south, the Downtown Core in the southwest, Rochor as well as Newton in the west, in addition to Novena in the northwest.  Beginning with the north in an anti-clockwise direction, the limits of Kallang Planning Location are noted by the Pan Island Expressway (PIE), Central Expressway (CTE), Bukit Timah Roadway, Tekka Lane, Northumberland Road, Gloucester Road, Race Track Road, Rangoon Roadway, Serangoon Roadway, Syed Alwi Road, Jalan Sultan, Coastline Road, Ophir Road, East Shore Parkway (ECP), Fort Road, Mountbatten Roadway, and Sims Way. Kallang Preparation Area becomes part of the Central Region of Singapore.
Although necessarily a solitary “intending area” inning accordance with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the Kallang/Whampoa New Town based on the Real Estate and also Growth Board (HDB) likewise includes the estate of Whampoa, located within Balestier subzone of the adjacent Novena Preparation Location. Kallang/Whampoa is the only HDB town that covers across 2 separate planning locations.