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New Oscott Village

Fosseway Drive, off Chester Road, New Oscott, Birmingham, West Midlands, B23 5LD. Extra care housing

Manager's description

“We have 104 Apartments for Rental – and 156 Apartments for either 50% 75% and 100% ownership”

Main facts

  • Extra care housing
  • 260 flats. Built in 2010. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom
  • Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), visiting management staff (on-site housing related support/supportig people team), non-resident management staff (24 hours, 7 days) and community alarm service
  • lift, lounge, dining room, restaurant, laundry, guest facilities, garden, hobby room, activities room, cafe, shop, hairdressing salon, jacuzzi, swimming pool, bar/pub, library, assisted bathing facility
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 40 yards; post office 1 mile(s); town centre 8 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 40 yards
  • Regular Social Activities include: Many - Newsround, reading group, card making, dancing, reminiscence, exercise, yoga, tai-chi, bowls, woodwork, bingo, painting, computer lessons, crafts, reiki, pilates, bingo, quiz etc, organised by Staff. Some meals available. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Leasehold and Shared Ownership
  • Care provider: ExtraCare Charitable Trust
  • Developed by The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

Info updated: 16/06/2014. Update info


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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:

  • Community spirit
  • Number / size of facilities
  • Quality of the building and facilities
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  • Safety and security

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