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Aldwych House

Commercial Road, South Shields, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 1UE. Retirement housingTo rent/let (1)

Karbon Homes

Managed by: Karbon Homes

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Main facts

  • Retirement housing
  • 24 flats. Built in 1990. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties
  • Visiting management staff (Mobile Responder service), Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
  • lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden, hairdressing salon, library
  • Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 1 mile(s); town centre 150 yards; GP 1.5 mile(s)
  • Monthly Social Activities include: Coffee mornings, supper, bingo and Christmas party, organised by Scheme officer and residents. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 21/01/2015. Update info



The following details have been provided to EAC:

Relet(s): 1 Bed flat in residential scheme. Please contact Frank Peel Senior Scheme Officer on 01912 238 488 or email Frank.peel@karbonhomes.co.uk. (Notified 22/01/2018).

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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:

  • Convenience of the location
  • Link with community at large
  • Number / size of facilities
  • Overall ratings
  • Privacy
  • Quality of the building and facilities
  • Quality of the facilities
  • Quality of the garden
  • Quality of the individual apartments
  • Safety and security

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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

  • Aldwych House is a beautiful scheme, built 25 years ago. It is close to the town centre and all amenities i.e. shops, buses, metro. We have 27 residents who all get along.We have bingo,cards, fish+chip suppers and lunch outings. I really enjoy working here. Made by a staff member in 2017

  • Its a real welcoming place to work and visit. The manager is always helpful and pleasant. Its always spotless and clean and the community spirit is outstanding Made by a staff member in 2017

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National Housing for Older People Awards

Winner EAC Housing for Older People Awards - Retirement housing 2015
Highly commended in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2015.
Category: Retirement housing, Retirement housing 24-29 units.


Commercial Road, South Shields, South Shields, Tyne & Wear, NE33 1UE

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