Kings Square

Age exclusive housing
Caddick Street, Coseley, Bilston, West Midlands, WV14 9JG
Caddick Street, Coseley, Bilston, West Midlands, WV14 9JG

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Manager's Description

"30 one bedroom flats and 1 two bedroom flat, with a private carpark providing limited parking for tenants and visitors are available. The Retirement living scheme offers an eligibility assessment whic..." Show more "30 one bedroom flats and 1 two bedroom flat, with a private carpark providing limited parking for tenants and visitors are available. The Retirement living scheme offers an eligibility assessment which will be required for these properties. These flats are walk up properties with their own front door (a number of properties with stair lifts), a secure and safe scheme with CCTV, alarm systems and fobbed door entry system.

Kings Square is situated in the heart of Coseley, and has a bus stop on its door step. With Roseville half a mile away, Sedgley town centre one and a half miles away and Dudley town centre 3 miles away Kings Square is in an ideal location and is touching distance for many local areas. All the banks, shops and supermarkets can be found in a typical town setting around this area with Silver Jubilee Park near by.

Kings Square has a community room with kitchen facilities in which the very active social clubs organise regular events to include day trips, knit and natter, bingo, quizzes and occasional party nights. Kings Square boasts a large communal garden which provides a pleasant outdoor seating area for all.

We provide an intensive housing management role, which also includes having a community alarm service for out of hours support that’s managed 24 hours a day." Show less

Main Facts

Age exclusive housing
31 flats. Built in 1986. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Stair lift(s), Lounge, Garden
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 300 yards; post office 1 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 1 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: Keep fit, knit & natter, dominoes, cards, and bingo, organised by Residents. New residents accepted from 50 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 22/02/2016   Update info

Availability

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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:
Consultation
Maintenance
Number / size of facilities
Overall ratings
Practicality of the individual apartments
Quality of design
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the garden
Quality of the individual apartments
Space standards of individual apartments

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"I like having a front door to my flat. The security of having the buzzers and having Julie on the square."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Enjoy company of other tenants who meet up on Tuesday and Friday. I also enjoy fish & chips supper and to go out for meals."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I love living in Kings Square because it is a beautiful place; very private and friendly. We have a lovely scheme manager and you nevr feel lonely."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the safe & secure environment & community."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's peaceful, quiet. People are nice & friendly. Warden controlled, pull cords on hand. Independent."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Like having my own front door straight to outside. Friendly neighbours. Saturday night binog and occasional fish & chip supper Saturday night."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I enjoy living here, everyone is friendly and helpful. I don't have to worry about repairs. If I need help I can ask the warden or pull the red cord, ..." Show more
"I enjoy living here, everyone is friendly and helpful. I don't have to worry about repairs. If I need help I can ask the warden or pull the red cord, so I feel safe." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I love my 1-bedroom flat, the peace & quiet, the lovely neighbours."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I have lived in my flat for 18 years. I feel safe and not alone as we do things together. Warden is always helpful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I really love living here. I have made a lot of good friends. The grounds are beautifully kept & looked after. Our manager is always ready to help if ..." Show more
"I really love living here. I have made a lot of good friends. The grounds are beautifully kept & looked after. Our manager is always ready to help if need be, and i feel safe in the community." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"It allows me to live independently with help and support when needed."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I came here as a warden and stayed here after retirement."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Kings Square is a wonderful scheme there is a real sense of community present. Residents and staff work together to ensure the scheme is well maintain..." Show more
"Kings Square is a wonderful scheme there is a real sense of community present. Residents and staff work together to ensure the scheme is well maintained and that residents are safe and happy there. Residents take part in many activities both within scheme and the wider community." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2014.
Category: Retirement housing 30-35 units.
Sponsor: CHS.
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