Guy Thornycroft Court

Retirement housing
For rent (1)
Tollgate Road, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1TL
Tollgate Road, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1TL

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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 not for profit provider of Retirement Living and Extra Care for older people of modest means.

Manager's Description

"Guy Thornycroft Court is located in the market town of Ludlow in Shropshire and consists of a combination of 24 flats and bungalows. The court is surrounded by pleasant landscaped gardens and is conve..." Show more "Guy Thornycroft Court is located in the market town of Ludlow in Shropshire and consists of a combination of 24 flats and bungalows. The court is surrounded by pleasant landscaped gardens and is conveniently located in a quiet residential area. The court has a pleasant communal lounge, laundry room and twin bedded guest room with a shower facility. There are good local amenities including newsagents, mini market and a Public House. The local bus runs into Ludlow town centre every 30 minutes and can be accessed from outside the court.

Our Court Manager Service is an important and integral part of Housing 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
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
28 flats, bungalows. Built in 1987 and renovated in 2018. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 30 yards; shop 100 yards; post office 2 mile(s); town centre 2 mile(s); GP 2 mile(s); social centre 2 mile(s).
Regular Social activities include: Exercise, education, craft, lunch club, bingo, scrabble, and whist, organised by local community groups. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy).
Housing Authority: Shropshire
Social Care Authority: Shropshire

Info updated: 14/08/2013
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Availability

The following details have been provided to EAC:
Re-let: A two person one bedroom flat. (Notified 30/01/2024). Please contact Housing 21 on 0370 192 4875 or click here to view on their website.

Residents' views

A number of residents have used EAC's resident consultation card game to give their views on aspects of where they live. They gave top marks to this scheme for:
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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 not for profit provider of Retirement Living and Extra Care for older people of modest means.

National Housing for Older People Awards
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2014.
Category: Retirement housing 24-29 units.
Sponsor: FirstPort.
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2013.
Category: Under 30 units.
Sponsor: EAC.
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