Edwin Vincent Court

Retirement housing
Standard Place, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2BL
Standard Place, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2BL

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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

"Edwin Vincent Court, situated in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, consists of 21 flats On-site facilities include a fully furnished communal lounge with a small kitchen equipped with a cooker, fridge and free..." Show more "Edwin Vincent Court, situated in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, consists of 21 flats On-site facilities include a fully furnished communal lounge with a small kitchen equipped with a cooker, fridge and freezer. There is also a fully equipped laundry room and a small guest room for friends and family of residents. There is a small parking area, as well a pleasant garden and patio area. The court is located approximately ten minutes away from Great Yarmouth Town Centre and five minutes walk to the sea front.  The nearest shops are just around the corner in St Peters Road where there is a Post Office, newsagents and hairdressers.  We are in easy reach of a good bus service that connects to Norwich, Lowestoft and Gorleston.

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
21 flats. Built in 1983 and renovated in 2016. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 50 yards; post office 100 yards; town centre 1 mile(s); GP 400 yards.
Regular Social Activities include: coffee morning, organised by residents' social club. 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: 02/04/2009   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

"It is a friendly well-run court with excellent accommodation and facilities. The court is well-maintained with regular upgrades and improvements."
Made by a resident in 2019

"It is located within a very short distance of the sea & the town is within walking distance of the court. I have a friendly lot of tenants who work we..." Show more
"It is located within a very short distance of the sea & the town is within walking distance of the court. I have a friendly lot of tenants who work well when doing things for the court & they put their heart in soul in to achieving their results." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2019

"I am alone but never lonely. A very happy group of people, always ready to help if needed. Lovely warden and very caring."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Good to know help is at hand if needed"
Made by a resident in 2017

"Like people. Near the sea and shops. Very nice court manager. Have no worry about going out as may flat feels secure. I know I have done the right thi..." Show more
"Like people. Near the sea and shops. Very nice court manager. Have no worry about going out as may flat feels secure. I know I have done the right thing moving from Kent." Show less

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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