The West Denton area
YHN properties in the West Denton area are managed by staff
in the West Denton housing office in the Outer West Customer
Service Centre on West Denton Way.
Over 90 Council services are available in the Customer Service
Centre, including a Citizens' Advice Bureau and Job Centre.
The Centre also has a library, swimming pool and leisure
facilities. A YHN Advice and Support Worker is
also based in the office.
Housing and estates in the area
There are around 1800 YHN properties in Westerhope and West
Denton. There are around 1900 YHN properties in Newburn and
Lemington and there is also housing in Throckley and
YHN properties across the area are very popular and attract a
lot of bids through the Your choice homes scheme. Modern
Homes work has also greatly improved the quality of
YHN properties in Westerhope are a mixture of family
housing and flats and bungalows which are mainly occupied by older
residents. YHN properties rarely become
available. There are also many private houses
Some estates within West Denton are predominantly Council owned
but with smaller pockets of private sector housing. There is
a mixture of housing types including houses, low/medium rise flats,
bungalows and two multi storey blocks for tenants over 60
YHN homes in Newburn and Lemington are mainly suitable for
families. Accommodation for single people and couples is
in the Throckley Leazes and Millfield estates where there are
blocks containing one and two bedroom flats.