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Leonard Houlden Court

off Dorchester Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7LN. Retirement housing

Housing & Care 21

Managed by: Housing & Care 21

Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and careHousing & Care 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 65 and above.

Email your enquiry or 0345 606 6363 (lettings), 0370 192 4000 (general)


Manager's description

“Leonard Houlden Court is set back from the road, in a residential area. It is a quiet, peaceful and secure place to live, even with the various activities going on. There is a range of shops along with a bus stop to town opposite. We have our own gardens, with a patio area from the communal lounge.

Our Court Manager Service is an important and integral part of Housing & Care 21’s approach to supporting our residents. It is designed to offer support and security to the court and those residents on court who need it. The service is about promoting and encouraging individuals to maintain their independence in their own home.

Our Managers are also responsible for the day to day running of the court including looking after the Health & Safety, property management and resident engagement”

Main facts

  • Retirement housing
  • 24 flats. Built in 1973. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties
  • Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden
  • Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 20 yards; shop 40 yards; post office 50 yards; town centre 1.5 mile(s); GP 0.7 mile(s); social centre 5 yards
  • Frequent Social Activities include: coffee mornings, lunch club/meals, social events, day centre, fundraising, flexercise, organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 60 years of age
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
  • Developed by Housing & Care 21

Info updated: 02/04/2009. 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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off Dorchester Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7LN

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