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The Ridings

Scarborough Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1NP. Extra care housing

Guinness Care

Managed by: Guinness Care

Email your enquiry or 0303 123 1890


Manager's description

“We run a day centre at the scheme in partnership with Swindon Borough Council Mon-Fri. Planned upgrading to Extra Care Housing, with Swindon BC. Will primarily become Extra Care resource centre - due to be completed Dec 05, with further units to be upgraded as available. 5 more Extra Care schemes planned for Swindon over 06-07”

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 30 flats. Built in 1991 and renovated in 2005. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes wheelchair standard properties
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, dining room, restaurant, laundry, guest facilities, garden, community centre, hobby room, shop, hairdressing salon, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 150 yards; post office 150 yards; town centre 2 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s)
  • Regular Social Activities include: Bingo, Outings. Some meals available (Lunch Mon-Fri). Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (No)
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
  • Care provider: Kennet Housing Society Ltd

Info updated: 20/09/2006. Update info


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Residents’ views

Not available - The residents have not taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS).


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Scarborough Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1NP

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