Ronald West Court

Retirement housing
Langdale Avenue, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3RE
Langdale Avenue, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3RE

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Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care.

Housing 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 55 and above.

Manager's Description

"Ronald West Court is situated on the forest side of Loughborough, located off Langdale Avenue in a quiet residential area. The court is made up of one bed flats, studio flats and a newly remodelled tw..." Show more "Ronald West Court is situated on the forest side of Loughborough, located off Langdale Avenue in a quiet residential area. The court is made up of one bed flats, studio flats and a newly remodelled two bedroom flat. The bus stop is a short walk away where there is easy access into the town centre. Locally there are a number of amenities including a newsagent, post office, hairdressers, chemist and an Indian takeaway. On-site facilities include a full time resident court manager, a guest room, communal washing facilities, a communal lounge, hairdressers and a chiropodist.

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." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
38 flats. Built in 1978. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 350 yards; shop 350 yards; post office 350 yards; town centre 2 mile(s); GP 2 mile(s); social centre 2 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: coffee mornings, lunch club/meals, exercise/fitness class, social events, arts and crafts, hairdresser, outings or trips, breakfast club, organised by residents' social club. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 29/01/2020   Update info

Availability

Housing 21 welcomes enquiries for future vacancies in this Court.

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).

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

"Very comfortable, with wonderful gardens and super manager. Close to bus stop and town. Lots of contrasting activities and social events."
Made by a resident in 2019

"I love Ronald West as above all its home, where everybody fits in and contributes in their own way to make a community that you want to be part of."
Made by a staff member in 2019

"Residents and staff work together to make Ronald West a pleasant environment in which to live and work, we have beautiful gardens and great things are..." Show more
"Residents and staff work together to make Ronald West a pleasant environment in which to live and work, we have beautiful gardens and great things are on offer to enrich residents lives all year round." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"I feel safe and secure and had access to help if needed. The manager is exceptionally helpful and always gives time for residents, even even busy with..." Show more
"I feel safe and secure and had access to help if needed. The manager is exceptionally helpful and always gives time for residents, even even busy with lots to do. One never gets the impression she is too busy. Excellent access to town and shops with good bus service." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Friendly and welcoming."
Made by a resident in 2017

"We are very pleasantly situated. Shops / Post Office in walking distance. Also bus stop very handy. We have varying ages here and get along well. We h..." Show more
"We are very pleasantly situated. Shops / Post Office in walking distance. Also bus stop very handy. We have varying ages here and get along well. We have a good manager, always ready to help when needed. I have been here 12 years." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Ronald West Court is the people; we share good times and bad, we support one another and work tirelessly to make it a welcoming, pleasant environment ..." Show more
"Ronald West Court is the people; we share good times and bad, we support one another and work tirelessly to make it a welcoming, pleasant environment in which to live in." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Nice flat. Great court manager who goes far beyond the call of duty. Lots of social interaction within court & in our local community. Fantastic garde..." Show more
"Nice flat. Great court manager who goes far beyond the call of duty. Lots of social interaction within court & in our local community. Fantastic gardens. Pet friendly. Cleaned by thorough friendly cleaner who can turn her hand to most things. Democratic voting on all court matters." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"The manageress is helpful, cooking meals for those who want them. I love my flat. Some of us go on outings together. I enjoy sitting out in the garden..." Show more
"The manageress is helpful, cooking meals for those who want them. I love my flat. Some of us go on outings together. I enjoy sitting out in the garden which some of us have made even nicer. I am happy here." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Nor resident - visits only"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"A great range of social events for residents and local community to interact."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The feeling of security. The lack of worry re maintenance & running costs. Everyday contact with people."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I find RWC a very welcoming place, nicely constructed and well laid out. It is also in a pleasant location and has lovely grounds."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"As a visitor i find the atmosphere very warm and friendly. The residents are welcoming and appear very content."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"I visit on behalf of a local Anglican Church. Great place to live. Excellent social life. Won Britain in Bloom local 5* award for community gardening...." Show more
"I visit on behalf of a local Anglican Church. Great place to live. Excellent social life. Won Britain in Bloom local 5* award for community gardening. Outstanding warden. Sense of care and friendship." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Plenty to get involved with and neighbours join us for some activities"
Made by a resident in 2017

"Our court manager (Victoria Edwards) gives her all to the running of the court, & beyond. She goes out of her way to help everybody with any problems,..." Show more
"Our court manager (Victoria Edwards) gives her all to the running of the court, & beyond. She goes out of her way to help everybody with any problems, and caters for any functions." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Always receive a warm welcome when I visit. The Manager goes above and beyond the call of duty and there is a superb calendar of events if residents w..." Show more
"Always receive a warm welcome when I visit. The Manager goes above and beyond the call of duty and there is a superb calendar of events if residents want to join in. Also, a lovely garden to enjoy!" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Plenty to do. Very friendly people. Lovely garden. A superb court manager - very helpful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"This housing is extremely well run. The manager Victoria Edwards is always very helpful. The areas we use for meetings are always very clean and very ..." Show more
"This housing is extremely well run. The manager Victoria Edwards is always very helpful. The areas we use for meetings are always very clean and very tidy." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"The court manager is so good to the residents and does loads of things for them like parties, dinners, breakfast and more and all the residents are so..." Show more
"The court manager is so good to the residents and does loads of things for them like parties, dinners, breakfast and more and all the residents are so nice to each other and get along so well. Very happy environment to be in " Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"A lovely friendly atmosphere,always made welcome by the lovely court manager."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"We provide monthly Sunday lunches to the residents. They are all so lovely and appreciative and it's great to have the support of Court Manager Victor..." Show more
"We provide monthly Sunday lunches to the residents. They are all so lovely and appreciative and it's great to have the support of Court Manager Victoria Edwards too." Show less

Made by a volunteer in 2017

"Looks after residents very well. Friendly and very supportive. Excellent interaction with the local community and the local university students. The ..." Show more
"Looks after residents very well. Friendly and very supportive. Excellent interaction with the local community and the local university students. The Court is always welcoming to visitors and the care shown to residents and variety of organised activities is excellent." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"It is homely, it has good links with the neighbourhood, it links the elderly with student volunteers from Loughborough University. The social scene is..." Show more
"It is homely, it has good links with the neighbourhood, it links the elderly with student volunteers from Loughborough University. The social scene is diverse and friendly with regular and impromptu events, and the garden is always pleasant: it received a 'Britain in Bloom' outstanding.ward this year. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Lovely homely environment with a friendly welcoming court manager who is also a great host and cook."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Everyone is always friendly and welcoming"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Friendly, look after the residents, sense of community, couldn't ask for better accommodation"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Friendly warden "
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Very warm and welcoming"
Made by a visitor in 2017

"In a good position for bus stop int town and for country walks. The best possible (living on site )manager and pleasant residents. Fabulous gardens s..." Show more
"In a good position for bus stop int town and for country walks. The best possible (living on site )manager and pleasant residents. Fabulous gardens surround the site attracting wild life and many type of birds. Regular activities i.e. Painting,exercise,card playing etc. A place we are proud of." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"My husband and I have a 2 bedroom flat lovely neighbors every one gets on good social life good manager Victoria."
Made by a resident in 2017
Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care.

Housing 21 is a leading national provider of retirement housing and care services for people aged 55 and above.

Memberships
ERoSH: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of ERoSH, the national consortium for sheltered and retirement housing.
National Care Forum: The organisation that runs this care home is a member of the National Care Forum, whose mission is to promote the benefits of the not-for-profit model of care services provision.
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