As a central part of the Westerhope community, Bamburgh House
combines a real “village feel” with all the facilities you need on
one site, including beautifully refurbished lounge areas, enclosed
garden, and scooter storage.
Shops, a supermarket, library and doctors’ surgery are all
within a short walk.
Bamburgh House is situated on the Hillheads estate, Westerhope,
to the west of the city. It is surrounded by its own grounds and
has its own resident’s garden which has recently been
landscaped. The scheme consists of 24 apartments suitable for
a single person and 8 one-bedroom flats suitable for couples.
Benefits of living in Bamburgh House
- A Sheltered Housing Officer onsite
- A fully equipped laundry
- A guest room for residents visitors
- A communal lounge for social activities
- Concessionary television licence
- A warden-call alarm linked to the Sheltered Housing Officer and
/ or CCAS Central Control in case of emergencies.
- Optional daily calls to check you are safe and well
What will my flat be like?
The one-bedroom flats have their own lounge, bedroom, bathroom
and wc. There is a fitted kitchen with its own cooker and fridge
supplied. One-person apartments have a lounge/bedroom combined.
Each flat has a number of warden call pull cords, which link each
resident to the CCAS Control Room in case of emergency. Your
Sheltered Housing Officer will show you how to operate this
How much will it cost?
The average rent for a flat in a sheltered scheme is about £65
per week .The service will cost you about £11.61 a week. This
does not include the charge for general maintenance of the building
such as cleaning the shared areas. We include the cost of the
service in your rent. We will tell you if we change the
charge and we try to keep the cost as low as possible.
Sheltered Housing Service
Benton Park Road
Tel: 0191 278 8585
Sheltered Housing Officer, Michaela Park
Tel: 0191 278 8585
Newcastle upon Tyne
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