Bandar Sri Damansara is a classy residential area and township within the district of Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. It is located closely to similar townships in Klang Valley such as Damansara Perdana, Kota Damansara, Bandar Utama, Mutiara Damansara and many more, being positioned north of Damansara Perdana as well as the opposite of Desa Park City and Sunway SPK Damansara. Having wealthier residents occupying a mixed residential and commercial zone, it is one of the satellite suburbs built outside of the Kuala Lumpur city centre. In its early days, the development work has been carried out by Land and General Berhad from 1996 before being taken over by TA Global later on. Similar to other areas within the Damansara area, Bandar Sri Damansara is placed under the administration of Petaling Jaya City Council.
Historically, the township in a whole as the Petaling Jaya district was placed under the jurisdiction of the Kuala Lumpur district officer prior to year 1953. In 1954, a Petaling Jaya Authority was formed to oversee Petaling Jaya. Later, Kuala Lumpur was declared as a Federal Territory in 1974. Subsequently, Petaling Jaya or also locally known as PJ, was ceded from being a part of the Kuala Lumpur area, and the Petaling Jaya Authority was upgraded as a municipality council in 1977. Moving forward to 2006, Petaling Jaya is granted the city status and a mayor has been appointed, making the municipality council upgraded again to the city council it is now. Some of the major shopping malls in the Klang Valley is located in this vicinity, which drives its economy, such as One Utama, Ikano Power Centre, The Curve and Ikea.
People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive via the SPRINT highway for immediate access to Bandar Sri Damansara. The journey could take up around 20 minutes depending on the traffic.
The only train providing access to Bandar Sri Damansara is the KTM commuter line to Kepong Sentral station. From the centralized KL Sentral station, take a KTM commuter directly to Kepong Sentral station before opting for taxi or ride-hailing services to Bandar Sri Damansara.
An interesting place to go around when visitors are in Bandar Sri Damansara is definitely the Jump Street trampoline park. Being the first ever trampoline park in the country, it is a more recent attraction in the area. Nonetheless it has begun gaining traction from visitors, local and outside Petaling Jaya itself. Among the highlights including the 9,000 square feet free jumping space and trampoline basketball court that literally gives you the edge to do that slam dunk. At least eight types of trampoline are available to provide an unforgettable jumping experience, some of them are low in risk and some are tailored for the ones which are aligned for some adrenaline rush. It is open daily, typically around 10 AM till 9 PM on Sundays to Thursdays and 10 AM till 10 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.
The Escape Room is an interactive real life escape game, which is one of the earliest teambuilding real-life puzzle room around town. Located in the eCurve shopping mall, players are placed in groups and are needed to work together to solve the variety of puzzles and problems in multiple difficulties in order to make it out of the room within the stipulated time. A lot of rooms with specific themes are prepared for the visitors. This would stimulate the participant’s mind, keeping them excited to keep thinking in order to crack the code. Among such themes are 'Prison Break', 'The Mysterious Room', 'The Mummy', 'The Abandoned Factory', 'Pirate Ship' and 'The Slaughterhouse'.