Gill Court

Retirement housing
Harrowside, South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1PS
Harrowside, South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1PS

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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

"Gill Court, situated close to the sea-front on the south shore of Blackpool, consists of a mixture of 34 studio and one bedroom flats. On-site facilities include a communal lounge, communal kitchen, l..." Show more "Gill Court, situated close to the sea-front on the south shore of Blackpool, consists of a mixture of 34 studio and one bedroom flats. On-site facilities include a communal lounge, communal kitchen, laundry room and guest room facilities.

The bus stops and tram stops are close by, giving easy access to Blackpool town centre, Cleveleys, St Anne's and the whole of the Fylde Coast. There are a variety of shops and eating establishments within the local area and a large purpose built Primary Care Centre housing local GPs surgeries.

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
34 flats. Built in 1973 and renovated in 2018. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 10 yards; shop 50 yards; post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 200 yards; social centre 1 mile(s).
Weekly Social Activities include: coffee mornings, bingo, social events, arts and crafts, outings or trips. , organised by residents. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (subject to Housing & Care 21's pets policy).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 12/03/2018   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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