Banks Court

Chequers Lane, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1UD. Retirement/sheltered 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

“Banks Court offers a total of 35 properties, all of which are one bedroom flats suitable for up to two people. The scheme is located in Great Dunmow and is set in very pleasant surroundings, with lawns and patios to the rear. There is also an attractive communal lounge, laundry room and guest room. The court also benefits from a 24 hour emergency call system and door entry system for your security.

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/sheltered housing
  • 35 flats. Built in 1978 and renovated in 1984. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties
  • Resident management staff and community alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden
  • Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 300 yards; shop 300 yards; post office 800 yards; town centre 300 yards; GP 300 yards; social centre 300 yards
  • Regular Social Activities include: coffee mornings, lunch club/meals, bingo, social events, outings or trips, afternoon tea, organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 62 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy)
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 02/04/2009. Update info


Availability

Check with Housing & Care 21 - none notified to EAC.


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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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Chequers Lane, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1UD

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