Ryefield

Retirement housing
Ryecroft Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL7 0EW
Ryecroft Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL7 0EW

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Manager's Description

"Ryefield has 36 homes which comprise 20 studio apartments and 16 one bedroom flats. The scheme has been refurbished to a high standard. There is a lift to all floors, a secure door entry system and pa..." Show more "Ryefield has 36 homes which comprise 20 studio apartments and 16 one bedroom flats. The scheme has been refurbished to a high standard. There is a lift to all floors, a secure door entry system and parking for residents and visitors. There is a modern communal lounge and dining area along with extensive gardens which tenants can use. Ashton town centre is a few minutes away by bus, with indoor and outdoor markets and a large selection of major shops. Bus services also run direct to the new Crown Point North shopping centre in Denton. Not far away is Guide Bridge train station allowing direct access to Manchester city centre and Stockport. There are a number of local shops located on nearby Stockport Road, which include a post office, hairdresser, doctor and chemist." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
36 flats. Built in 1974 and renovated in 2015. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Garden, Hairdressing salon
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 50 yards; post office 500 yards; town centre 0.5 mile(s); GP 0.25 mile(s); social centre 200 yards.
Regular Social Activities include: Bingo, luncheon club, and day trips, organised by social group, tenants, and volunteers. New residents accepted from 60 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 10/06/2015   Update info

Availability

Check with Jigsaw Homes Tameside - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

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

"I like living in here because I have a nice flat and nice people."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The people at New Charter are really nice and go out of their way to help. The residents are very friendly. I am very lucky to have found such a nice ..." Show more
"The people at New Charter are really nice and go out of their way to help. The residents are very friendly. I am very lucky to have found such a nice place." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Because people are friendly and helpful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Staff are friendly & helpful. It is a clean and friendly environment."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Clean, well laid out. Good social club."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I am happy living here. I feel very safe; it is very clean. The staff are very helpful. The people are very nice and I like to join in events on the s..." Show more
"I am happy living here. I feel very safe; it is very clean. The staff are very helpful. The people are very nice and I like to join in events on the scheme." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I love it here and made many friends, and my self confidence is growing. I love the bingo"
Made by a resident in 2017

"As it's nice to have people around you if needed and there is help if you have any problems. Plus you have your pull cord."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Always people around for you if needed. Then we have pull cords."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Been here since 2015. Feel very happy and safe. Meet lots of people. Nice and friendly."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I have lived here 12 years and always happy to do so."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the people I live with, and I am very happy here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like the company. If problems, you can get help as you can pull your pull cord."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I love the flat and the gardens and I feel safe here."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Excellent scheme. Very friendly staff. Very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble for anyone. All residents get along well. A very good mix. Lots ..." Show more
"Excellent scheme. Very friendly staff. Very welcoming and nothing is too much trouble for anyone. All residents get along well. A very good mix. Lots of activities and functions to attend if required." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"The property is well maintained as is the garden. Good safety standards. Doors, windows and pull cords. Lift. Appropriate furnishings for elderly and ..." Show more
"The property is well maintained as is the garden. Good safety standards. Doors, windows and pull cords. Lift. Appropriate furnishings for elderly and for disabled people. Communal lounge for a company. Rent for flats comparable with that for normal housing." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
National commended award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Retirement housing 31-36 units.
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