Verulam

Retirement housing
Verulam Close, Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL7 3PH
Verulam Close, Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL7 3PH

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Manager's Description

"On-site communal facilities which include common room, kitchen, laundry. Purpose built bungalows with private gardens, a variety of trips/outings, social and games evenings, sales, fayres, lunches, ex..." Show more "On-site communal facilities which include common room, kitchen, laundry. Purpose built bungalows with private gardens, a variety of trips/outings, social and games evenings, sales, fayres, lunches, exercise classes. Companionship if required, together with complete privacy and independence." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
52 flats, bungalows. Built in 1992. Sizes 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, 3 bedroom.
Resident management staff, Visiting management staff (mobile warden service for out-of-hours emergencies) and Careline alarm service
Lounge, Laundry, Activities room, kitchen
Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 100 yards; shop 0.5 mile(s); post office 0.5 mile(s); town centre 1 mile(s); GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 1 mile(s).
Regular Social Activities include: yoga, tai chi, U3A groups, bingo, coffee mornings, games nights, quizzes, fayres/sales, organised by Verulam Committee and Scheme Manager. New residents accepted from 60 years of age. Both cats & dogs generally accepted, but not to be replaced (We do not prohibit residents from having animals but may have to limit numbers & have to insist on animals being well behaved. We tend to discourage replacement of animals but would look at each case on merit.).
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 20/04/2009   Update info

Availability

Check with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council - none notified to EAC - Advertise vacancies / sales.

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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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