Bevin Court

Retirement housing
Stonehouse Drive, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9DE
Stonehouse Drive, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9DE

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Managed by
Optivo
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Manager's Description

"Bevin Court is a high-rise building with fantastic views. Most flats are spacious with two bedrooms, balconies and ample car-parking. The scheme is close to local amenities and on a main bus route...." Show more "Bevin Court is a high-rise building with fantastic views. Most flats are spacious with two bedrooms, balconies and ample car-parking. The scheme is close to local amenities and on a main bus route.

We don't operate a direct waiting list - you'll need to register with the local authority which for Bevin Court is Hastings . You must have a local connection to this area. The local authority will then consider your application and provide you with a priority banding depending on your personal circumstances. You can then bid on the properties you are eligible for." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
96 flats. Built in 1966 and renovated in 2011. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Visiting management staff (Out of Hours staff team), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, communal TV aerial
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.75 mile(s); town centre 3 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s); social centre 3 mile(s).
Regular social activities include: coffee mornings, drop-in surgery, bingo, lunch club, and craft club, organised by residents and scheme manager. A small budget is available for activities.. New residents accepted from 65 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted (on a case by case basis).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 13/09/2021   Update info

Availability

Check with Optivo - 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:
Convenience of the location
Link with community at large
Number / size of facilities
Practicality of the individual apartments
Privacy
Quality of design
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the individual apartments
Space standards of individual apartments

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

"I've lived here for 15 years now; I love everything about it. Or scheme manager is excellent, We have social events and coffee mornings. I've support..." Show more
"I've lived here for 15 years now; I love everything about it. Or scheme manager is excellent, We have social events and coffee mornings. I've supported AmicusHorizon for years as a volunteer and am chairperson of several different groups.I have attended many training sessions.I never want to live elsewhere." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017
Managed by
Optivo
Building Homes, Making Places, Changing Lives

Do you want to ‘downsize’ or move somewhere safe and secure? If so, we could have the option that's perfect for you!

Memberships
ERoSH: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of ERoSH, the national consortium for sheltered and retirement housing.
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