Viscount Bridgeman Court

Retirement housing
Queen Elizabeth Drive, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2UF
Queen Elizabeth Drive, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2UF

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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

"Viscount Bridgeman Court, situated in North Shropshire close to the Welsh border, consists of 36 single flats. Each flat has its own fitted kitchen with oven, hob, fridge freezer, lounge, bathroom and..." Show more "Viscount Bridgeman Court, situated in North Shropshire close to the Welsh border, consists of 36 single flats. Each flat has its own fitted kitchen with oven, hob, fridge freezer, lounge, bathroom and double glazed windows overlooking award winning gardens. The communal building houses the lounge, laundry room, guest room and a court manager office. The court has visiting library service, hairdressers, chiropodist, baker and milkman. There is a bus stop adjacent to the court with access to local amenities in Oswestry and Shrewsbury.

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
37 flats, houses. Built in 1978. Sizes 1 bedroom, 3 bedroom.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site fairly easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 22 yards; shop 1 mile(s); post office 1 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 1.5 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: active social club that organises various social events and excursions, bingo sessions and coffee mornings, bingo sessions and coffee mornings and afternoon teas.. 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: 19/03/2018   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).
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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