Bingham Drive

Retirement housing
Bingham, Edinburgh, EH15 3JS
Bingham, Edinburgh, EH15 3JS

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Manager's Description

"Bingham is situated in the Southside of Edinburgh city centre and is close to local parks and shopping outlets. The development also offers stunning views across the nearby Pentland Hills. Excellent b..." Show more "Bingham is situated in the Southside of Edinburgh city centre and is close to local parks and shopping outlets. The development also offers stunning views across the nearby Pentland Hills. Excellent bus links to the town centre are available close by." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
32 flats. Built in 1988. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 200 yards; post office 300 yards; town centre 2 mile(s); GP 200 yards; social centre 110 yards.
Frequent Social Activities include: outings, bingo, coffee mornings, & classes e.g. mobile phone and computing, organised by Co-ordinator in scheme or Registered Tenant Organisation (RTO). New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 14/11/2011   Update info

Availability

Check with Trust Housing Association - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

Residents' views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:
Activities and outings
Consultation
Lifestyle
Number / size of facilities
Practicality of the individual apartments
Quality of design
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the garden
Quality of the individual apartments
Staff role and interaction

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"Tenants are great and there is always a great atmosphere at Bingham Drive."
Made by a staff member in 2017
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