Ironside Walk

Retirement housing
26-41 Colchester Road, Lawford, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 1ES
26-41 Colchester Road, Lawford, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 1ES

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Manager's Description

"Built in 1991, this scheme is close to Manningtree town centre on a residential street. It is easily accessible from the A12 and secondary roads to Colchester, Harwich, Clacton and Ipswich. Manningtre..." Show more "Built in 1991, this scheme is close to Manningtree town centre on a residential street. It is easily accessible from the A12 and secondary roads to Colchester, Harwich, Clacton and Ipswich. Manningtree is famous for it’s estuary and being the smallest town in England.

All the properties at this larger scheme are one bedroom flats for one or two people. Some properties are fully wheelchair accessible with wider doorways and wet rooms.

- Several lounges for residents use of varying sizes including a quiet room / library well stocked with books including large print
- Electric wheelchair / scooter charging facility
- Two laundry rooms
- Guest room with en-suite shower room
- Automatic front doors
- Accessible bathroom including a ba with a lift for less able residents
- Hairdressing salon open three days per week (reasonable charges apply)

There is a developing community centre operating from the same location offering residents a range of services and activities many of which are aimed at a mature audience. Ironside Walk itself also has its own programme of varied events many of which are run by residents or the active groups of volunteers and friends." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
40 flats. Built in 1991 and renovated in 2003. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.
Non-resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Community centre
Access to site fairly easy. Distances: bus stop 0.5 mile(s); shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 1 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 23/06/2014   Update info

Availability

Check with Colne Housing Society Ltd - 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).
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