Danbury Gardens

Extra care housing
1 Danbury Place, off Wycombe Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 0AZ
1 Danbury Place, off Wycombe Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 0AZ

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Managed by
Anchor
We believe that later life is for living

Anchor is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England. We're proudly not-for-profit, which means every penny we make is reinvested into maintaining our properties, improving our services and building more homes for people in later life.

Manager's Description

"For most of our Extra Care Housing estates we have agreements with the local authority to let a percentage of our vacant properties to people nominated by them. Anchor’s agreement for this estate is..." Show more "For most of our Extra Care Housing estates we have agreements with the local authority to let a percentage of our vacant properties to people nominated by them. Anchor’s agreement for this estate is that all of the allocations are managed by the local authority, Leicester City Council, who can be contacted on 0116 454 1008.

Conveniently located not far from Humberstone Park, Danbury Gardens Exta Care development in Leicester is sited directly opposite the medical centre. With 58 purpose built apartments, the estate offers great on-site facilities including shared gardens, residents’ lounge, hair salon and guest room. Midday meals are available in the restaurant, which offers a diverse choice of menu.

The properties are surrounded by attractive gardens - maintenance of the buildings and grounds are taken care of by the estate manager, who can also help with access to further support if required. Frequent social events and trips out add to the friendly and inclusive environment. Many cultural festivals are also celebrated, such the Hindu festival Navratri, reflecting the diversity of the residents here. You are most welcome to register your interest for Danbury Gardens." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
57 flats. Built in 2007. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Extra Care scheme with on-site care staff (24 hours / 7 days), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Restaurant open to the public, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Hobby room, Activities room, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Library, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 1 mile(s); shop 2 mile(s); post office 2 mile(s); town centre 4 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s).
Scheme for, or of particular interest to: The needs of Asian residents are catered for. Regular social activities, organised by residents. New residents accepted from 55 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership
Care provider: Help at Home

Info updated: 15/05/2021
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Availability

Anchor welcomes enquiries for future vacancies in this extra care housing scheme.

Residents' views

A number of residents have used EAC's resident consultation card game to give their views on aspects of where they live. They gave top marks to this scheme for:
Meals
Number / size of facilities
Quality of the garden
Staff role and interaction
Managed by
Anchor
We believe that later life is for living

Anchor is the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England. We're proudly not-for-profit, which means every penny we make is reinvested into maintaining our properties, improving our services and building more homes for people in later life.

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.
ARCO: The manager of this facility is a member of Associated Retirement Community Operators (ARCO), the main body representing the retirement community sector the UK.
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