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Sydney Jones Court

St Marys Road, Moston, Greater Manchester, M40 0BH. Retirement housing

Housing & Care 21

Managed by: Housing & Care 21

Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and careHousing & Care 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 65 and above.

Email your enquiry or 0345 606 6363 (lettings), 0370 192 4000 (general)


Manager's description

“Sydney Jones Court is located in the heart of Manchester and consists of 42 one bedroom flats all which include a cooker and a fridge. On-site facilities include a communal lounge, laundry room, guest room, a mobile library and well groomed communal gardens. The court is situated 4 miles from the city centre and 2 miles from the local shopping centre, with a bus stop outside the court offering routes to both destinations.

Our Court Manager Service is an important and integral part of Housing & Care 21’s approach to supporting our residents. It is designed to offer support and security to the court and those residents on court who need it. The service is about promoting and encouraging individuals to maintain their independence in their own home.

Our Managers are also responsible for the day to day running of the court including looking after the Health & Safety, property management and resident engagement”

Main facts

  • Retirement housing
  • 42 flats. Built in 1983. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties
  • Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • Lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden
  • Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 5 yards; shop 30 yards; town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 30 yards
  • Weekly Social Activities include: bingo, social events, outings or trips , organised by residents. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy)
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
  • Developed by Housing & Care 21

Info updated: 02/04/2009. Update info


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Residents’ views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:

  • Consultation
  • Convenience of the location
  • Number / size of facilities
  • Overall ratings
  • Practicality of the individual apartments
  • Privacy
  • Quality of design
  • Quality of the building and facilities
  • Quality of the garden
  • Quality of the individual apartments
  • Staff role and interaction

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Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People AwardsEAC Housing for Older People Award - Retirement housingEAC Housing for Older People Award - Housing with care

  • I was invited to do a series of crafting sessions with the residents here and I found the facilities excellent. The staff and residents were extremely friendly. I found the whole experience wonderful *****+ Made by a visitor in 2017

  • My mother lives here, all the people are pleasant, the grounds are always kept neat clean and tidy. The court warden Festus is alway willing to help, he's a credit to housing 21. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I have used Sydney Jones Court for over 6 year now to hold my monthly Stroke Café and it is perfect for what we need. So friendly and welcoming nothing is too much trouble and my clients enjoy coming. I want to live there :) Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I have always found it a warm friendly welcoming place, residents are always happy and bubbly. Staff happy and relaxed, whilst professional. At the age of 54yrs it is a place I would be happy to go to, when I need to down size from my house. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • An excellent venue for our stroke cafe , excellent facilities , friendly staff and a haven of peace and laughter Made by a visitor in 2017

  • Very helpful Made by a visitor in 2017

  • Friendly community in a pleasant setting. Repairs and refurbishments carried out over the past couple of years have elevated the properties to be a modern environment to live. We also have a scheme manager who is extremely helpful. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Good location and flats well maintained and updated. Excellent court manager who encourages residents to socialise and is always on hand to give help. Weekly meetings for residents very informative and a nice way to meet up with fellow residents. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • Good standard of accommodation and friendly staff. Warden always ready to help and tenants seem very happy there. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • Court manager Festus is caring and compassionate. My mum who resides at this court is 87 years old has gained confidence since moving in this year. She finds the court manager helpful and is confident to approach him. A lovely court to live in always something going on for residents. Made by a visitor in 2017

  • I feel safe, and care is available if needed. Made by a resident in 2017

  • The management are very friendly and helpful. I enjoy the trips that are organised for us. Excellent facilities. I like feeling secure. Made by a resident in 2017

  • A lovely court and manager. Very well looked after. Made by a resident in 2017

  • It is such a friendly place. We all look out for each other and we feel safe. Always some activity to make us get out of our flats. Also a very good and caring manager. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I enjoy living here because I feel safe and there is always help at hand. The scheme is well maintained and is built in a very pleasant area. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Friendly staff, good management. Friendly neighbours, helpful staff. 10 our of 10. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Good management, friendly staff, lovely place to live. Nice gardens. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I have lived in this court 14 years in February. I find it very comfortable and friendly. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Feel very secure. The flat suits my needs. The court manager is very helpful and looks after us all with great care. Made by a resident in 2017

  • There is a feeling of security and a close knit pleasant community and a helpful manager. Nice flats, especially lovely new bathrooms. Organised outings to theatre & restaurants, and in-house celebrations at Christmas. Made by a resident in 2017

  • The people are all pleasant, the grounds are kept clean & tidy. The court manager is always willing to help. Well done Festus. Made by a resident in 2017

  • There comes a time in your life when you need other people around near your own age group, ready to call when you need a friend. I feel safe at Sydney Jones Court. Made by a resident in 2017

  • I was very ill and it suited me to live where someone was looking after me. The people are very nice and friendly, plus the flat is lovely. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Ground & surroundings are very nice and looked after. Current manager is very good. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Comfortable, warm. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Warm, cosy and friendly. Activities to take part in. Made by a resident in 2017

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National Housing for Older People Awards

Winner EAC Housing for Older People Awards - Retirement housing 2015
Highly commended in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2015.
Category: Retirement housing, Retirement housing 40-49 units.

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Location

St Marys Road, Moston, Greater Manchester, M40 0BH

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