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Matthias Court

Matthias Street, Morecambe, Lancashire, LA4 5YL. Retirement housing

Manager's description

“Matthias Court consists of 37 flats – all 1 bedroom.
24 of these are suitable for single people, and 13 are a little larger and suitable for couples.

The scheme is in a lovely, quiet area – with a sea view but set back a little off the beaten track. It is within a few yards of Bus Stops to all areas – Lancaster/ Preston/ Kendal and the Lake District etc. The local GP centre with a chemist is less than 10 minutes walk away. The scheme is less than a mile away from the main shopping centre and post office. Less than 5 minutes walk from the scheme are the Catholic Church and the Church of England. Other places of worship are not far away”

Main facts

  • Retirement housing
  • 37 flats. Built in 1987. Sizes 1 bedroom
  • Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden, activities room, hairdressing salon, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 800 yards; post office 1 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 600 yards; social centre 800 yards
  • Regular Social Activities include: Weekly coffee morning and bingo evenings, as well as outings, religious service in lounge most Fridays, parties and fund raising activities, organised by Social Committee and staff. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (permission required)
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
  • Cost: Rents from £133.24 inclusive per week (at 19/04/2017)

Info updated: 19/04/2017. 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:

  • Link with community at large
  • Quality of the building and facilities
  • Quality of the individual apartments

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Matthias Street, Morecambe, Lancashire, LA4 5YL

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