Birchfield

Retirement housing
Stockport Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL7 0PL
Stockport Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, OL7 0PL

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Manager's Description

"Birchfield has 16 homes which comprise a mixture of one and two bedroom flats.The scheme has recently been refurbished to a high standard. There is a modern communal lounge and extensive gardens for t..." Show more "Birchfield has 16 homes which comprise a mixture of one and two bedroom flats.The scheme has recently been refurbished to a high standard. There is a modern communal lounge and extensive gardens for tenants to enjoy. There are a number of local shops located on Stockport Road, including a post office, hairdresser, doctors and chemist. 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." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
17 flats. Built in 1972. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Garden
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 50 yards; shop 100 yards; post office 300 yards; town centre 2 mile(s); GP 50 yards.
Regular social activities include: Coffee afternoons, organised by Activity Coordinator. 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

"Non-profit company New Charter Homes. Well organised, well maintained, caring staff."
Made by a resident in 2017
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