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Plymouth Court

Plymouth Close, Headless Cross, Redditch, Worcs, B97 4NR. Enhanced sheltered housing

Retirement Security Ltd

Managed by: Retirement Security Ltd

A unique ideaVery Sheltered Housing by Retirement Security is unique. We aim to enable retired people to retain their independence for the whole of their lives and preserve their capital in the process.

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Manager's description

“Plymouth Court is located at Headless Cross, an established residential area close to the town of Redditch. (Much of the area around Redditch was owned in the last century by the Earl of Plymouth, hence the name). It is the only one of our Courts which consists entirely of bungalows, set in extensive landscaped grounds. The Court was built in two phases, opening with thirty-nine bungalows in 1985, with a further thirteen being added in 1988.
There are a few local shops within five minutes walk, including a general grocery, newsagent, butcher and Post Office. There is a good bus service to Redditch town Centre, less than a mile away, where there is an extensive range of shopping facilities including a large new covered shopping mall with mobility services for disabled people”

Main facts

  • Enhanced sheltered housing
  • 52 bungalows. Built in 1985. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
  • Very Sheltered scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff (24 hours) and Careline alarm service
  • Lounge, restaurant, laundry, guest facilities, garden, conservatory, hobby room, library
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 150 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 200 yards; town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 300 yards
  • Regular Social Activities include: outside entertainment, clothes sales, bingo, cards, quiz, theme nights. Some meals available (3 course lunch, every day). Both cats & dogs generally accepted
  • Tenure(s): Leasehold
  • Care provider: Plymouth Court Limited
  • Developed by Retirement Security Ltd

Info updated: 14/02/2011. 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

  • This site is unique in the fact that you have your own bungalow, so you can come & go as you like, join in any entertainment you wish, or not. the staff are excellent, they will help in any way they can. If in emergency they deal with all that's necessary. We cannot praise this place enough. Made by a resident in 2017

  • My wife and I moved here almost 2 years ago. The style of living suits us perfectly; the staff are excellent in the service and care they provide; and the maintenance charge represents good value. Friends are very envious. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Own my own bungalow. Can be independent or choose to join social activities; take lunch; use laundry. Personal care available if required in later years. Service charge includes cleaning of bungalow, including windows, external maintenance (building and grounds); building insurance. Made by a resident in 2017

  • Complete independence is a safe & pleasant environment, but with the knowledge that help is at hand if needed. Friendly staff and very good social and dining facilities. Made by a resident in 2017

  • My mother lived here at 80 for 18 months, my husband and I lived here for 20 years and now I have lived here another 8. A total of 30 years. At each stage, Plymouth Court has been perfect. Made by a resident in 2017

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Plymouth Close, Headless Cross, Redditch, Worcs, B97 4NR

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