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The Byrons

Bank House Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester, M9 8LT. Extra care housing

Great Places Housing Group

Managed by: Great Places Housing Group

Email your enquiry or 0300 123 1966


Manager's description

“The Byrons in Higher Blackley Manchester is a re-development of a site incorporating a former two storey care home for older people, achieving Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3.

The Byrons is an extra care scheme built over two and three storeys providing 40 new two-bedroomed apartments and communal facilities which include: hair salon; therapy room; assisted bathroom; communal lounge areas; and private secure landscaped garden areas.

The scheme is designed to provide independent apartment living with extra care support to meet the needs of older residents, this was the first extra care scheme in north Manchester.

The communal gardens and hub provides a community for the residents and also provides facilities for the local community to enjoy”

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 40 flats. Built in 2011. Sizes 2 bedroom
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • lounge, restaurant, garden, hairdressing salon
  • Social Activities include: a full weekly programme of activities. New residents accepted from 55 years of age
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 21/04/2011. Update info


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Availability

Check with Great Places Housing Group - none notified to EAC.


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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).


Comments about The Byrons

I visit The Byrons on a 6 weekly basis to attend to residents foot care needs. I am really impressed with the standard of care I observe while there. The staff go that extra mile and I have witnessed this often. Well done all.30/09/2016Teresa (visiting foot health practitioner)reply

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Location

Bank House Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester, M9 8LT

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