Howden Dene

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

Manager's description

“The main building is a country house situated in beautiful gardens and there are cottages in the quiet grounds. The village of Corbridge has many shops and services and offers lovely riverside walks. A bus stop is next to the estate”

Main facts

  • Retirement/sheltered 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 (7 days) and community 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

Availability

Check with Hanover - none notified to EAC.


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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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Newcastle Road, Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45 5LT

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