Kenyon House

Retirement housing
Astley Street, Dukinfield, Greater Manchester, SK16 4QD
Astley Street, Dukinfield, Greater Manchester, SK16 4QD

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Manager's Description

"Extremely modern and well planned, Kenyon House offers excellent accommodation for our tenants. There is a lift to all floors, a secure door entry system and parking for residents and visitors. There ..." Show more "Extremely modern and well planned, Kenyon House offers excellent accommodation for our tenants. 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 available for tenants. Kenyon House is close to King Street, Dukinfield and is ideally placed for local amenities which include shops, post office, doctors, dentist, pubs, and a large supermarket. A bus stop close by takes you to Ashton and surrounding areas." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
22 flats. Built in 1971 and renovated in 1992. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom. Includes mobility standard properties.
Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Garden
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 10 yards; shop 20 yards; post office 0.25 mile(s); town centre 0.25 mile(s); GP 0.25 mile(s); social centre 0.5 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: Coffee mornings, craft, other social activities, and luncheon clubs, organised by Activities Co-Ordinator. New residents accepted from 60 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 10/06/2015   Update info

Availability

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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:
Activities and outings
Consultation
Maintenance
Number / size of facilities
Privacy
Quality of design
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the garden
Quality of the individual apartments
Staff role and interaction

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

"The volunteers who come in a run our trips an concerts make this a better standard of life for all residents. The security is also a factor. The staff..." Show more
"The volunteers who come in a run our trips an concerts make this a better standard of life for all residents. The security is also a factor. The staff are very helpful and friendly. Moving here has made my life so much better." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I like living in Kenyon House because the people living there are so friendly and happy."
Made by a resident in 2017

"This is a very good scheme. We have bingo on Thursdays and Fridays. We all seem to get along well. We also have Wednesday lunch."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The house is always warm & clean, with help always available."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Good community spirit. I like doing work in the community. We go out on days for meals. I also enjoy the Wednesday club."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Nice development of flats. Well looked after. Nice people. Lovely warden."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's a warm, caring environment. They plan trips out and social evenings for residents and non residents to attend. The people who plan these events a..." Show more
"It's a warm, caring environment. They plan trips out and social evenings for residents and non residents to attend. The people who plan these events are volunteers." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I am the cleaner and have worked here only 20 years and 2 months. It's a great place to work, full of friendly faces. There is always activities going..." Show more
"I am the cleaner and have worked here only 20 years and 2 months. It's a great place to work, full of friendly faces. There is always activities going on and trips." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017

"Good scheme with plenty going on and excellent tenant imput. Scheme owners have provided a lot of support to help residents run numerous events with s..." Show more
"Good scheme with plenty going on and excellent tenant imput. Scheme owners have provided a lot of support to help residents run numerous events with support from volunteers. Volunteers encouraged to promote tenant wellbeing." Show less

Made by a volunteer in 2017

"SINCE MOVING TO KENYON HOUSE TWO AND HALF YEARS AGO I HAVE BEEN REALLY HAPPY. AND THE PEOPLE HERE ARE VERY FRIENDLY. WE HAVE MORE AND MORE THINGS GOI..." Show more
"SINCE MOVING TO KENYON HOUSE TWO AND HALF YEARS AGO I HAVE BEEN REALLY HAPPY. AND THE PEOPLE HERE ARE VERY FRIENDLY. WE HAVE MORE AND MORE THINGS GOING ON, SUCH AS BINGO, WEDNESDAY LUNCHEON CLUB COFFEE MMORNING AND ARTS AND CRAFTS. AS WELL AS GOING ON OUTINGS. " Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"It's residents are all friendly and it is in a convenient position for shops etc. The flats are very comfortable. "
Made by a resident in 2017

"All the tenants at Kenyon House are friendly and help each other whenever they can. They organise lunches and do other activities and encourage each o..." Show more
"All the tenants at Kenyon House are friendly and help each other whenever they can. They organise lunches and do other activities and encourage each other to join in. There is always a warm welcome to be had, and a cup of tea & biscuits at the ready." Show less

Made by a staff member in 2017
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