Willowdene Court

Retirement housing
Helston Road, Croxteth, Liverpool, L11 6NP
Helston Road, Croxteth, Liverpool, L11 6NP

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Manager's Description

"At the East Lancashire Road end of Croxteth are Riverside’s Retirement Living apartments and bungalows, Willowdene Court. Just two minutes’ walk away from Willowdene Court, there’s a range of lo..." Show more "At the East Lancashire Road end of Croxteth are Riverside’s Retirement Living apartments and bungalows, Willowdene Court. Just two minutes’ walk away from Willowdene Court, there’s a range of local shops and easy access to doctors’ surgeries and a Post Office.

You can take either the 14 or 19 bus to Liverpool City Centre, or catch a bus to either Huyton or Kirkby Town Centres. Fancy a walk in the lovely grounds of Croxteth Country Park? Hop on the 215, which stops outside Willowdene Court. There’s also bus services to local hospitals.

Surrounded by quiet, well-kept landscaped gardens, Willowdene Court is warm and welcoming. Willowdene Court, offers a range of one or two bedroomed apartments plus six, two bedroomed bungalows, for people over 55. The six bungalows have their own private gardens, while the 36 apartments have patio doors leading onto the beautiful communal gardens or Juliet balconies.

At the heart of Willowdene Court is the lounge area, which boasts great views of the gardens, it’s a great place to meet with friends to enjoy a tea or coffee." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
42 flats, bungalows. Built in 1999. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom.
Visiting management staff (Older Persons Service Officer visits), Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Garden, Library
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 50 yards; post office 200 yards; town centre 8 mile(s); GP 200 yards; social centre 100 yards.
Social Activities include: Bingo, hairdressing, ladies night, table sales, coach trips, church service, and social events afternoon and evening, organised by the tenants committee. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 23/08/2010   Update info

Availability

Check with Riverside - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

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:
Community spirit
Consultation
Convenience of the location
Lifestyle
Link with community at large
Overall ratings
Practicality of the individual apartments
Quality of the building and facilities
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the garden
Quality of the individual apartments
Space standards of individual apartments
Staff role and interaction
National Housing for Older People Awards
National silver award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2010.
Category: Retirement housing 30-44 units.
Sponsor: Mainstay Residential.
Memberships
ERoSH: The organisation that manages this scheme is a member of ERoSH, the national consortium for sheltered and retirement housing.
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