Legge Bourke Court

Retirement housing
Chapnall Road, Walsoken, Wisbech, Norfolk, PE13 3TY
Chapnall Road, Walsoken, Wisbech, Norfolk, PE13 3TY

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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

"Legge-Bourke Court is situated in the small Norfolk village of Walsoken and consists of 16 one bedroom flats and 17 studio flats. Each apartment has a fitted kitchen with an oven and a fridge freezer...." Show more "Legge-Bourke Court is situated in the small Norfolk village of Walsoken and consists of 16 one bedroom flats and 17 studio flats. Each apartment has a fitted kitchen with an oven and a fridge freezer. On-site facilities at the court include a communal lounge, a spacious double guest room, a laundry room, communal gardens that surround the court and ample parking spaces. Walsoken has a small range of shops including a Post Office and convenience store. The nearest town is Wisbech about one and a half miles away. There are two buses an hour into Wisbech from Walsoken and from Wisbech there are hourly buses to King's Lynn and Peterborough.

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
28 flats. Built in 1978. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 1.5 mile(s); GP 1.5 mile(s); social centre 0.5 mile(s).
Weekly Social Activities include: coffee mornings, lunch club/meals, quiz night, social events such as visiting choirs and singers. We are 1 mile from the community centre; a bus is available. Age Concern also meet at the centre and provide meals and activities. We have 2 bingo nights, and a cooked lunch once a month., 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: 25/04/2018   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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