Moor House is a friendly sheltered housing scheme situated in
the Arthur’s Hill area of Newcastle, not far from St. James’ Park.
The scheme is also close to local transport routes and local
amenities. The scheme consists of 6 one-bedroom flats suitable for
couples and 24 apartments suitable for single people.
Benefits of living in Moor House
- A Sheltered Housing Officer living on site
- 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
- A security door-entry system with security cameras.
What will my flat/bedsit be like?
Each flat has its own lounge, kitchen,
bathroom and bedroom. There is a fitted kitchen with its own cooker
and fridge supplied. Each flat has a smoke-alarm and there are
number of warden pull-cords which link each resident to the CCAS
Control Room in case of emergency. Your warden will show you how to
use this equipment.
Meet the Sheltered Housing Officer: Derek Hornby
"Hi, my name is Derek and I have been a Sheltered Housing
Officer for over 17 years - how time flies when you’re having
fun! I have also been in the Merchant Navy and was a
qualified chef, so I have many strings to my bow. I’m
originally from Walker and when I returned to the North East I
decided I’d like to work more with people; having family, friends
and other connections with people at the scheme made Monkchester
Green the ideal place to work – I have a real sense of belonging
"I’m really looking forward to having some events and activities
in our newly refurbished on-site community centre – Christmas
parties here are always a winner!
"Working here I’ve learned that everyone is different and I’ve
picked up some real “people skills”. If I had to describe myself I
would say that I am outgoing, I can be diplomatic, and I like a
How much will it cost?
The average rent for a flat in a sheltered scheme is about £42
per week .The service will cost you about £11 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.
Newcastle upon Tyne
Sheltered Housing Service
Benton Park Road
Tel: 0191 278 8585
Sheltered Housing Officer, Derek Hornby
Tel: 0191 278 8585