Kattupakkam is a prominent suburb, seated in the western region of the metropolitan city of Chennai. The locality is well planned and neatly divided into distinctive colonies such as Mac Nagar, KGT Nagar, Noombal Arena Colony, Jayalalitha Nagar, and Sornapuri Nagar.
Subtly divided into two halves by Mt Poonamalle High Road, the locality is further subdivided into many streets and roads, making it easy for people to commute within the locality. Kattupakkam is well connected with its surrounding localities like Maduravoyal, Poonamallee, Porur, Iyyappanthangal, Santha Nagar, Kumananchavadi, Sanjay Gandhi Nagar, and MGR Nagar.
Kattupakkam enjoys well-developed social and physical infrastructure. The area is well equipped with schools, hospitals, restaurants, banks, and other amenities required by an end user. Some of the prominent hospitals in the area include Saveetha Oral Cancer Radiotherapy Hospital, Homeocare Hospital, and Sri Ram Hospital.