Velachery is a fast developing residential area in south-west Chennai
. Velachery is located 3 km from Thiruvanmiyur via Taramani and 4 km from Raj Bhavan (Guindy
Its proximity with Tidel Park and the proposed IT corridor made the place a much sought after housing locale in the city. Birla Planetarium and Periyar Science and Technology Museum, IIT Chennai and Guindy National Park are nearby.
Velachery Railway Station is on the St Thomas Mount – Chepauk rail route of MRTS Phase II. Vijaya Nagar Bus Terminus is just 2 km from Velachery. Chennai International Airport is around 6 km to the south.