Apprentice Court

Retirement housing
2 Caversham Drive, Harpurhey, Manchester, M9 4JH
2 Caversham Drive, Harpurhey, Manchester, M9 4JH

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Main Facts

Retirement housing
30 flats. Built in 1977. Sizes 1 bedroom.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, kitchen
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 500 yards; post office 500 yards; town centre 500 yards; GP 750 yards; social centre 600 yards.
Regular social activities include: Coffee mornings, lunch club, exercise sessions, bingo, afternoon tea, and chippy lunch, organised by Scheme Manager and/or residents. Meal(s) available (lunch club Monday to Friday). New residents accepted from 60 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 05/10/2015   Update info

Availability

Check with Northwards Housing - 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
Number / size of facilities
Practicality of the individual apartments

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

"Close to all the local amenities and bus routes"
Made by a resident in 2019

"It feels safe and all the shops are nearby. Also the scheme manager is very helpful and cheerful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Neighbours are friendly; near to shops and buses; scheme manager is lovely – always helpful and a fantastic event organiser."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Safe and able to get help if needed. Friendly people."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Very friendly people, good atmosphere, good events and a good approachable manager."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Security is great and fantastic scheme manager. Also handy for all the shops and market."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Nice friendly place and near to shops."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I love living here. It is safe and secure. Everyone that lives here is very friendly and the scheme manager, Carol, is very friendly and very helpful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I value my independence in my flat. I also respect my other residents. Being happy with my scheme manager input is also important."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I love my home and my neighbours and am never lonely. We have a really good scheme manager who finds nothing too much trouble. I would never want to m..." Show more
"I love my home and my neighbours and am never lonely. We have a really good scheme manager who finds nothing too much trouble. I would never want to move." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"All local amenities on doorstep. I feel secure here. Help and advice are available if needed via our scheme manager."
Made by a resident in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
North West region bronze award winner

Category: Retirement housing 25-30 units.
Sponsor: ARHM.
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