Bingham Drive

Bingham, Edinburgh, EH15 3JS. Retirement/sheltered housing

Trust Housing Association

Managed by: Trust Housing Association

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Manager's description

“Bingham is situated in the Southside of Edinburgh city centre and is close to local parks and shopping outlets. The development also offers stunning views across the nearby Pentland Hills. Excellent bus links to the town centre are available close by”

Main facts

  • Retirement/sheltered housing
  • 32 flats. Built in 1988. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties
  • Non-resident management staff and community alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 300 yards; town centre 2 mile(s); GP 200 yards; social centre 110 yards
  • Frequent Social Activities include: outings, bingo, coffee mornings, & classes e.g. mobile phone and computing, organised by Co-ordinator in scheme or Registered Tenant Organisation (RTO). New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 14/11/2011. 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:

  • Activities and outings
  • Consultation
  • Lifestyle
  • Number / size of facilities
  • Practicality of the individual apartments
  • Quality of design
  • Quality of the building and facilities
  • Quality of the 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

  • Tenants are great and there is always a great atmosphere at Bingham Drive. Made by a staff member in 2017

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Bingham, Edinburgh, EH15 3JS

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