Abbotsford Court

Retirement housing
Paton Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3DW
Paton Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3DW

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Main Facts

Retirement housing
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
35 flats, houses. Built in 1984. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 250 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 800 yards; town centre 250 yards; GP 800 yards; social centre 0.75 mile(s).
Regular Social activities include: Coffee mornings, Tai Chi, bingo, dominoes, quiz, bowling, beetle drive, and concerts, organised by staff and tenants. New residents accepted from 50 years of age.
Housing Authority: Scottish Borders
Social Care Authority: Scottish Borders

Info updated: 23/09/2015
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