Barnes Wallis Court

Enhanced sheltered housing
For sale (8)
28 Oyster Lane, Byfleet, West Byfleet, Surrey, KT14 7HJ
28 Oyster Lane, Byfleet, West Byfleet, Surrey, KT14 7HJ

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Managed by
FirstPort
For great customer service

Our commitment to customer service and our experienced staff ensure that residents' retirement properties are in the safest possible hands.

Main Facts

Enhanced sheltered housing
50 flats. Built in 2007. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Retirement Living Plus scheme with Visiting management staff (Night manager and twilight managers 4-9pm and 9pm - 8am, and housekeepers who do residents laundry and cleaning once a week.), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Dining room, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, reading/game room
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 25 yards; shop 40 yards; post office 170 yards; town centre 200 yards; GP 1.5 mile(s); social centre 200 yards.
Regular social activities include: Art workshops, chair yoga, and tea parties, organised by Local management. Meal(s) available (3 course meal at lunchtime). New residents accepted from 65 years of age. Cats only generally accepted, but not to be replaced (subject to terms of lease and landlord permission).
Tenure(s): Leasehold

Info updated: 24/05/2017   Update info

Availability

The following details have been provided to EAC:
Resale: A first floor one bedroom (Retirement Living Plus) apartment. Asking price £155,000. (Notified 18/06/2021) Please contact the FirstPort/Retirement Homesearch sales team on 0333 321 4072 or email: enquiries@retirementhomesearch.co.uk
Resale: A first floor one bedroom (Retirement Living Plus) apartment. Asking price £170,000. (Notified 18/06/2021) Please contact the FirstPort/Retirement Homesearch sales team on 0333 321 4072 or email: enquiries@retirementhomesearch.co.uk
Resale: A first floor one bedroom (Retirement Living Plus) apartment. Asking price £190,000. (Notified 18/06/2021) Please contact the FirstPort/Retirement Homesearch sales team on 0333 321 4072 or email: enquiries@retirementhomesearch.co.uk
Resale: A ground floor one bedroom (Retirement Living Plus) apartment. Asking price £140,000. (Notified 18/06/2021) Please contact the FirstPort/Retirement Homesearch sales team on 0333 321 4072 or email: enquiries@retirementhomesearch.co.uk
Resale: A ground floor one bedroom (Retirement Living Plus) apartment. Asking price £178,000. (Notified 18/06/2021) Please contact the FirstPort/Retirement Homesearch sales team on 0333 321 4072 or email: enquiries@retirementhomesearch.co.uk
Resale: A ground floor one bedroom (Retirement Living Plus) apartment. Asking price £180,000. (Notified 18/06/2021) Please contact the FirstPort/Retirement Homesearch sales team on 0333 321 4072 or email: enquiries@retirementhomesearch.co.uk
Resale: A second floor one bedroom (Retirement Living Plus) apartment. Asking price £180,000. (Notified 18/06/2021) Please contact the FirstPort/Retirement Homesearch sales team on 0333 321 4072 or email: enquiries@retirementhomesearch.co.uk
Resale: A second floor two bedroom (Retirement Living Plus) apartment. Asking price £250,000. (Notified 18/06/2021) Please contact the FirstPort/Retirement Homesearch sales team on 0333 321 4072 or email: enquiries@retirementhomesearch.co.uk

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
Privacy
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the garden

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

"the staff here help me as much as they can to make my life easier. They are friendly and always have tome to chat."
Made by a resident in 2019

"The staff are helpful, friendly & efficient, always willing to help my wife who is totally disabled. The manager will always check that all is OK."
Made by a resident in 2019

"the staff are always friendly; they help my parents if they have any problems, and are always checking that they are OK. This is a very nice place to ..." Show more
"the staff are always friendly; they help my parents if they have any problems, and are always checking that they are OK. This is a very nice place to live." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"We visit here regularly and are always welcomed by the management and staff. The Guest Suite is spacious clean and comfortable. We appreciate the sepa..." Show more
"We visit here regularly and are always welcomed by the management and staff. The Guest Suite is spacious clean and comfortable. We appreciate the separate Television/Lounge area.
We are always offered use of the Communal Library and the Lunch Time Dining facility. The Grounds are in an excellent condition incluing Barbecue" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"This is my 8th year here. It is totally my home. I love my flat, enjoy the freedom of being with people or on my own. The excellent staff give ..." Show more
"This is my 8th year here. It is totally my home. I love my flat, enjoy the freedom of being with people or on my own. The excellent staff give me & my family security. I am very happy & content." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"The staff are always helpful and positive, well lead by the Manager Kevin"
Made by a visitor in 2019

"It provides my mother with a safe, comfortable, caring environment in which to live. The staff and management are great and are always helpful and wil..." Show more
"It provides my mother with a safe, comfortable, caring environment in which to live. The staff and management are great and are always helpful and willing to assist. The catering is good, it is well run - we looked at alternatives and it was clearly the best." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"It is a friendly, warm, welcoming and well run building. The staff are excellent. Conscientious, caring, helpful, kind and efficient. The restaurant s..." Show more
"It is a friendly, warm, welcoming and well run building. The staff are excellent. Conscientious, caring, helpful, kind and efficient. The restaurant serves lovely meals too. I am very happy here. " Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, and nothing is too much trouble. I have been so impressed with the events throughout the year, that I also hel..." Show more
"The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, and nothing is too much trouble. I have been so impressed with the events throughout the year, that I also help out at them to support the staff." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"My mother has lived here for the last 6 years, and I have not seen her so happy or willing to take part in events for a long time.
The management and ..." Show more
"My mother has lived here for the last 6 years, and I have not seen her so happy or willing to take part in events for a long time.
The management and staff are caring and considerate , and put on a variety of events during the year." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"A very friendly and well organised development. Lots of extra activities arranged through the year to celebrate different events. Hard working staff a..." Show more
"A very friendly and well organised development. Lots of extra activities arranged through the year to celebrate different events. Hard working staff and management, plus volunteers." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"I love my flat and my TV."
Made by a resident in 2017

"People who work here are nice."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Comfortable flat, convenient location to bus & shops. Convenient restaurant. Staff very helpful & always look after me."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The staff are very warm & friendly. The place is always clean & tidy."
Made by a resident in 2017

"We support each other and have a great staff team."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's beautifully clean all the time. Fantastic food. The management are always so helpful and friendly."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Great Barnes Wallis Court. Lovely friendly, staff and a wonderful residents. Love coming here."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Barnes Wallis Court is a great environment for independent living. The flats are spacious, and a friendly atmosphere, Great location too."
Made by a resident in 2017

"My wife suffers from a life reducing illness called PSP. She is unable to walk or do anything for herself. Knowing that there is 24 hrs managers make ..." Show more
"My wife suffers from a life reducing illness called PSP. She is unable to walk or do anything for herself. Knowing that there is 24 hrs managers make us feel much safer." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Friendly residents, management & staff. Close to shops & public transport. Excellent on-site facilities; safe & secure. Good social life and events."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Appreciate 24 hrs care & housekeeping. Feel secure & like the dining room. Extremely high maintenance though and no activities included."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I like living here because I make friends. I also like the atmosphere here. I can rely on people here - if i get sick I can contact people. I get very..." Show more
"I like living here because I make friends. I also like the atmosphere here. I can rely on people here - if i get sick I can contact people. I get very good service. The staff are very kind." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I like living here as you have independence but there ar super staff on hand to help when needed. The restaurant is well run with good food. The garde..." Show more
"I like living here as you have independence but there ar super staff on hand to help when needed. The restaurant is well run with good food. The gardens are lovely and the communal rooms comfortable and accessible." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"It's comfortable. I am not afraid. If you want anything you just pull the cord. People have been wonderful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Because people are friendly and you don't feel on your won."
Made by a resident in 2017

"You've got both privacy and company. It's in a nice position; shops available. It's very pleasant village, friendly atmosphere."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Because of the help available and being able to use the restaurant. And nice staff."
Made by a resident in 2017

"As we got older, being near the family became a priority. This development was ideal; the staff absolutely fantastic, nothing is too much of a problem..." Show more
"As we got older, being near the family became a priority. This development was ideal; the staff absolutely fantastic, nothing is too much of a problem if we need help. Other residents very pleasant. Having an on-site restaurant is also a big plus, a life saver." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I like my flat very much and most of the people are very nice."
Made by a resident in 2017

"It's secure, 24 hrs on call, clean & comfortable."
Made by a resident in 2017

"it's safe & comfortable, and all the staff are friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them. Excellent management and very professional."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Excellent staff, very helpful for mother."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"Very supportive, friendly. Lunches very important. Nothing too much trouble."
Made by a resident in 2017

"The flat I have is delightful as I look onto the garden. The services we have meet our needs. Management is very good and helpful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I look after a lady with Parkinson and I find the layout of the flat very practical. Friendly atmosphere amongst residents and staff very helpful."
Made by a staff member in 2017

"I visit two residents. Lovely building, very relaxed atmosphere, and friendly staff."
Made by a visitor in 2017

"24 hour warden care, mid-day meals, housekeeping sorted and very helpful staff"
Made by a resident in 2017

"Been here since it was opened 9 years ago, and I am very happy here. The staff are always very helpful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Because you are independent to do what you wish, but you've got very kind people to call on when you need them."
Made by a resident in 2017

"We've got a nice flat. We are comfortable. People are nice. The restaurant is handy."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Location, community & family."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Yes I do like living here. I feel secure. I've got my telly; I've got access to the kitchen and the bedroom is just there."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Because it makes life so much easier than owning a property with a garden and everything. Also, I lived alone, whereas here I associate with people to..." Show more
"Because it makes life so much easier than owning a property with a garden and everything. Also, I lived alone, whereas here I associate with people to some extend, which is beneficial to me." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"24 hours care. Housekeeping done each day & laundry. Great staff, very kind & helpful."
Made by a resident in 2017

"I can be independent with my own company, or join other people for coffee or lunch. I like the security of 24/7 management which gives my family peace..." Show more
"I can be independent with my own company, or join other people for coffee or lunch. I like the security of 24/7 management which gives my family peace of mind as well as myself. Close to shops and bus routes." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"I am quite comfortable here. I have nothing to complain about. Everything goes along quite smoothly. Food is fairly good."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Everything i need or want. Friendly, helpful staff, good food, good facilities, perfect living accommodation."
Made by a resident in 2017

"Eight years ago I mover into this lovely apartment which provides me with great security and wonderful caring staff. The estate manager, Kevin Martin,..." Show more
"Eight years ago I mover into this lovely apartment which provides me with great security and wonderful caring staff. The estate manager, Kevin Martin, and his team always work the extra mile which makes for a very happy. Lvely environment." Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"A resident since it opened in 2017. Staff are efficient and caring. Surroundings handy for several shops. Decor inside & outside well kept. Glad I mad..." Show more
"A resident since it opened in 2017. Staff are efficient and caring. Surroundings handy for several shops. Decor inside & outside well kept. Glad I made the move here" Show less

Made by a resident in 2017

"Since moving my mother in law here four years ago, we have had nothing but praise for all the staff. Nothing is too much trouble for them, and when we..." Show more
"Since moving my mother in law here four years ago, we have had nothing but praise for all the staff. Nothing is too much trouble for them, and when we go away on holiday, we know that we have nothing to worry about" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017

"Caring, friendly management and staff. A great environment to enable elderly people to live independently, giving peace of mind to residents and thei..." Show more
"Caring, friendly management and staff. A great environment to enable elderly people to live independently, giving peace of mind to residents and their families alike. Good shops and transport links nearby." Show less

Made by a visitor in 2017
Managed by
FirstPort
For great customer service

Our commitment to customer service and our experienced staff ensure that residents' retirement properties are in the safest possible hands.

National Housing for Older People Awards
South East region gold award winner

Category: Housing-with-care 41-55 units.
Sponsor: CHS.
National bronze award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2017.
Category: Housing-with-care 36-41 units.
Sponsor: Housing LIN.
Memberships
ARHM: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of the Association of Retirement Housing Managers, and therefore committed to complying with its Code of Practice.
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