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Denis Wilson Court

Porson Road, Trumpington, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 8ES. 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

“Located in the popular area of Trumpington this development of 52 flats is close to local amenities and open farmland. It has a mix of studio flats and one and two bedroom flats. The communal facilities include lounge, laundry, guest facilities and garden. A local Park & Ride service runs every day at 10 minute intervals (15 minutes on Sundays) There are resident management staff and a community alarm service. Residents enjoy an active social life and have a successful social club.

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
  • 52 flats. Built in 1980. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 3 bedroom
  • Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • Lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden
  • Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 600 yards; shop 1.5 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s); town centre 2 mile(s); GP 800 yards; social centre 2 mile(s)
  • Regular Social Activities include: coffee mornings, lunch club/meals, bingo, social events, outings & trips and keep fit chair exercises weekly, organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (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

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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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

  • We have a lovely community where neighbours really look out for each other and an active social committee helps to reduce isolation and keep active. Denis Wilson Court is great place to live and work! Made by a staff member in 2017

  • I have lived here since May 1980 and would not ever move away Made by a resident in 2017

  • We were lucky to take the flat which is overlooking the gardens. Our accommodation is excellent. Made by a resident in 2017

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Porson Road, Trumpington, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 8ES

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