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Howden Dene

Newcastle Road, Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45 5LT. Retirement housing

Hanover

Managed by: Hanover

Your retirement, your choiceHanover is a leading national provider of housing and services for the over-55s. We are a not-for-profit provider and manage over 19,000 homes, two thirds of which are affordable homes for rent. We are committed to listening to the needs and aspirations o

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Manager's description

“Set within a charming country house and its grounds, Howden Dene offers a range of retirement apartments and cottages. This quiet and peaceful location offers lovely views of the surrounding countryside. Conveniently situated close to local shops, amenities and bus routes, there is a bus stop right outside the estate.

An on-site manager is on hand to offer support and assistance, as well as looking after the upkeep of the buildings and grounds. You may also enjoy the social activities on offer, which include coffee mornings, arts/crafts, music group and games sessions”

Main facts

  • Retirement housing
  • 23 flats, bungalows, cottages. Built in 1890 and renovated in 1986. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties
  • Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden, activities room, library
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 1 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s); town centre 3 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s)
  • Regular Social Activities include: art group, music group, coffee morning, and scrabble, organised by residents and manager. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (permission required)
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 19/01/2011. 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:

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

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Location

Newcastle Road, Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45 5LT

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