Bowman Court

Retirement housing
Trinity Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 5DU
Trinity Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 5DU

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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

"Bowman Court in Blackburn offers 32 one bedroom properties and one two bedroom property. The building is a secure build with intercom access available 24 hours a day. The flats consist of an ample siz..." Show more "Bowman Court in Blackburn offers 32 one bedroom properties and one two bedroom property. The building is a secure build with intercom access available 24 hours a day. The flats consist of an ample sized lounge and bedroom as well as a walk in shower. The kitchen is a nice size and is complete with a fitted hob and oven.

Bowman Court is situated in an ideal location which is not far from the town centre which has a wide range of shops and a daily market. We also have a cathedral quarter where you can find several eating establishments as well as cocktail bars and a Premier Inn. The towns train and bus station are only a 10 minute walk from Bowman Court and offer good links to surrounding areas.

Our Court Manager service is an important and integral part of Housing & Care 21's approach to supporting our residents. The service we provide is about promoting and encouraging individuals to maintain their independence in their own home. As a Court Manager we are 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
33 flats. Built in 1976. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Visiting management staff (Residents live independently with the added support of a Manager onsite. Morning calls are optional.), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Activities room
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 5 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 100 yards; social centre 1 mile(s).
Frequent Social Activities include: Coffee morning, Tea & toast morning, Bacon butty morning, Fish & chip lunch ( once or twice a month), Luncheon club every month, Trips out mainly during the summer months and Potato pie with sing a long in winter, Local school children visit once a month for games etc, an active Residents association and a Gardening hub.. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (We are a pet friendly organisation.).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 01/04/2019   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

"Lovely residents and the manager is great. Very good atmosphere"
Made by a staff member in 2019

"A happy and clean court that is inviting to all. Very welcoming as soon as you walk through the doors. The manager is a credit to the company and alwa..." Show more
"A happy and clean court that is inviting to all. Very welcoming as soon as you walk through the doors. The manager is a credit to the company and always polite and helpful, as a cleaner I am involved and treated as an equal." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Bowman Court is a scheme managed by Housing and Care 21. The company on a whole has the best interests of our residents in mind at all times. Housing ..." Show more
"Bowman Court is a scheme managed by Housing and Care 21. The company on a whole has the best interests of our residents in mind at all times. Housing and Care 21 is a company that cares. It cares about anyone and everyone who live and work within the company." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"Near to town centre, near to bus stop and shops. I like living here because it is quiet, nice neighbours, and very clean, thanks to the best cleaner."
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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