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Margery Girling House

Gosford Way, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9PE. Retirement housing, Extra care housing

Orwell Housing Association Ltd

Managed by: Orwell Housing Association Ltd

Email your enquiry or 01473 218 818


Manager's description

“Margery Girling House is located close to the sea in Old Felixstowe, Suffolk, and is less than a mile and a half from the main town centre. Built in 2000, the scheme comprises thirty-two self-contained one and two bedroom flats, including eight for people with early stage dementia. All ground floor properties have french doors opening on to a patio, most leading into the secure garden area”

Main facts

  • Retirement housing, Extra care housing
  • 32 flats. Built in 2001. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff, Non-resident management staff (24 hours) and Careline alarm service
  • Lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden, hairdressing salon, library, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 20 yards; shop 0.25 mile(s); post office 0.25 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 1.5 mile(s)
  • Regular Social Activities include: Bingo, coffee mornings, manicures, luncheon clubs. Some meals available (Daily meal). New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (permission will be considered)
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 28/05/2014. 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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Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People AwardsEAC Housing for Older People Award - Retirement housingEAC Housing for Older People Award - Housing with care

  • We have been here for over 30 months and it was the best decision we have ever made. The staff are absolutely brilliant and nothing is ever too much trouble. They are all most cheerful and happy in their work. We are very happy here. Made by a resident in 2017

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