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Longhurst Lodge

Charles Close, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2JJ. Enhanced sheltered housing

Longhurst & Havelok Homes Ltd

Managed by: Longhurst & Havelok Homes Ltd

Email your enquiry or 0800 111 4013


Manager's description

“Longhurst Lodge, situated approximately half a mile from Skegness, was opened in 1985 to provide self-contained accommodation for older people. The accommodation consists of three wings radiating from a central communal area providing studio apartments with separate bathrooms and kitchen. Each apartment has its own front door opening on to the landscaped gardens as well as a door providing internal access to the scheme.

There are additional communal lounges providing spaces for residents to socialise and enjoy organised activities such as coffee mornings, bingo and outings. The building is surrounded by several acres of well laid out gardens, pathways and a private car park.

Within the scheme is a visiting hairdresser, mobile library and weekly visits made by a fish merchant and frozen meals supplier. Milk is delivered three times a week and newspapers and mail are delivered daily.

There is a full time Scheme Manager and a 24-hour alarm service so residents and their families have the assurance of help and support being available when it is needed”

Main facts

  • Enhanced sheltered housing
  • 33 flats. Built in 1985. Sizes studio. Includes wheelchair standard properties
  • Extra Care scheme with Resident management staff
  • Lounge, dining room, laundry, guest facilities, garden
  • Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 500 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 1 mile(s)
  • Regular Social Activities include: bingo, religious services, coffee mornings. Some meals available (2 course meals - 4 days a week). New residents accepted from 60 years of age
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 26/04/2017. 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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