Oakleigh House

Retirement housing
Watercress Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 5EL
Watercress Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 5EL

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Manager's Description

"The scheme is within walking distance of local shops including a Post Office and chemist, local GP surgeries, a dentist at nearby at Singleton. There is a frequent bus service to Ashford, a mobile che..." Show more "The scheme is within walking distance of local shops including a Post Office and chemist, local GP surgeries, a dentist at nearby at Singleton. There is a frequent bus service to Ashford, a mobile chemist delivers to the scheme, and a chiropodist and hairdresser also visit the scheme frequently. The mobile library comes fortnightly." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
32 flats. Built in 1975. Sizes studio, 1 bedroom.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Garden, Conservatory, kitchen
Access to site fairly easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 200 yards; shop 0.25 mile(s); post office 0.25 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 0.5 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: Coffee mornings, film afternoon, breakfast morning, and bingo, organised by Tenants. New residents accepted from 60 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 14/03/2016   Update info

Availability

Check with Ashford Borough Council - 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).
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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