Willow Bank Court & Close

Extra care housing
For sale (4)
21 Willow Close, Poulton, Wallasey, Wirral, CH44 4EZ
21 Willow Close, Poulton, Wallasey, Wirral, CH44 4EZ

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Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care

Housing 21 is a leading not for profit provider of Retirement Living and Extra Care for older people of modest means.

Manager's Description

"Housing 21, in partnership with Wirral Council and the Homes and Communities Agency, is delighted to have developed Willow Bank, a stunning mixed tenure extra care development, specifically for people..." Show more "Housing 21, in partnership with Wirral Council and the Homes and Communities Agency, is delighted to have developed Willow Bank, a stunning mixed tenure extra care development, specifically for people aged 55 and over. The development comprises of 51 one and two bedroom apartments, 20 of which are available for shared ownership sale. Alongside this building, there are 19 two bed bungalows, 7 of which are available for shared ownership sale.

Each apartment is spacious, with a level access shower room and fitted kitchen. Some of the bungalows have a bath as well as a shower. Facilities on site include Residents' lounge, restaurant, hairdressing salon, activity room, shop and guest suite for visiting family and friends. There is a full time court manager, together with 24 hour care and support services on site, which is tailored to individual needs. The development is located off Gorsey Lane, with a Health Centre in very close proximity. Willow Bank is ideally located, being close to public transport links to Wallasey & Birkenhead centres and to the cultural and shopping centres of Liverpool. There is easy access to the Mersey Tunnels and motorway links.

22 new 2 bedroom bungalows are under construction at July 2015." Show less

Main Facts

Extra care housing
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord) and Shared Ownership
92 flats, bungalows. Built in 2010. 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, Cafe/bistro, Shop, Hairdressing salon, Assisted bathing facility
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 300 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 3 mile(s); town centre 3 mile(s); GP 200 yards.
Social activities include: coffee mornings, art group, gardening group, bingo, and knitting group, organised by residents social committee. Meal(s) available. New residents accepted from 55 years of age.
Housing Authority: Wirral
Social Care Authority: Wirral
Architects: Langtry Langton

Info updated: 15/04/2013
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Availability

The following details have been provided to EAC:
Re-sale - shared ownership: A third floor two bedroom flat at around £100,000 for a 75% share. (Notified 15/03/2024). Please contact Housing 21 on 0370 192 4152 or click here to view on their website.
Re-sale - shared ownership: A first floor two bedroom flat at £54,500 for a 40% share. (Notified 15/03/2024). Please contact Housing 21 on 0370 192 4152 or click here to view on their website.
Re-sale - shared ownership: A two bedroom bungalow at around £180,000 for a 75% share. (Notified 15/03/2024). Please contact Housing 21 on 0370 192 4152 or click here to view on their website.
Re-sale - shared ownership: A two bedroom bungalow at £60,000 for a 25% share. (Notified 15/03/2024). Please contact Housing 21 on 0370 192 4152 or click here to view on their website.

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

"Mum moved to Willow Bank Court a year ago, having moved from Wiltshire. We are really happy with the apartment and also the staff at Willow Bank. Mum ..." Show more
"Mum moved to Willow Bank Court a year ago, having moved from Wiltshire. We are really happy with the apartment and also the staff at Willow Bank. Mum is really happy and settled and it's great when family visit too. Brilliant!" Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Everyone is efficient and friendly. Activities are organised which you can choose to be involved with. The staff really think of our needs and things ..." Show more
"Everyone is efficient and friendly. Activities are organised which you can choose to be involved with. The staff really think of our needs and things that might interest us. I'm delighted with the apartment and having hairdresser, laundry and restaurant here is great. Help is at hand if needed." Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"I come here regularly to visit my mum. It’s a lovely friendly place and the bottom line is that I know she is safe and happy and the staff always lo..." Show more
"I come here regularly to visit my mum. It’s a lovely friendly place and the bottom line is that I know she is safe and happy and the staff always look out for her. " Show less

Made by a visitor in 2019

"Wonderful manager and assistant who can’t do enough for you. Good restaurant and spotlessly clean. "
Made by a resident in 2019

"cleaners, care staff are fine."
Made by a resident in 2019

"management and care second to none"
Made by a resident in 2019

"A lovely place to live. Great staff, safe & secure, best move we ever made. Very happy here"
Made by a resident in 2019

"A lovely place to live. Great staff, safe & secure, best move we ever made. Very happy here"
Made by a resident in 2019

"I love it here"
Made by a resident in 2019

"Nice care staff, plus Premier Care are working better. H21, you got it right; management is 100% better."
Made by a resident in 2019

"I like willow Bank Court because of the new management particularly Ian Blackley, it is a much more of a social and happy place now but Ian is the s..." Show more
"I like willow Bank Court because of the new management particularly Ian Blackley, it is a much more of a social and happy place now but Ian is the star of willowbank because of his knowledgable helpful and happy nature. " Show less

Made by a resident in 2019

"They take good care of their residents wheats helping out and the staff are very friendly and it is very clean and well maintained"
Made by a visitor in 2019
Managed by
Housing 21
Supporting independence and choice for older people through affordable housing and care

Housing 21 is a leading not for profit provider of Retirement Living and Extra Care for older people of modest means.

National Housing for Older People Awards
North West region silver award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2019.
Category: Housing-with-care 56 units and over.
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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