Mount Pleasant House


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Mount Pleasant is situated on Headlam Street, just behind Shields Road in Byker. We are close to all local amenities including shops, chemists, library, Metro station, Post Office and YHN Housing Services office. There is also a very good local bus service.

Benefits of living in Mount Pleasant House

  • A Sheltered Housing Officer onsite
  • A fully equipped laundry
  • A guest room for residents' visitors
  • A communal lounge for social activities
  • Large secure garden for residents' use
  • A warden-call alarm linked to the Sheltered Housing Officer and/or CCAS Enquiry Centre in case of emergencies. 

What will my flat be like?

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Each flat has its own lounge, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. Flats for couples have larger rooms. Each flat has a number of warden pull-cords which link each resident to the CCAS Enquiry Centre in case of emergency. Your warden will show you how to operate this equipment. There is also a door-entry system for added security.

How much will it cost?

The average rent for a flat in a sheltered scheme is about £110 per week .This includes the basic rent plus charges for the services we provide. We will tell you if we change the charge and we try to keep the cost as low as possible.

More information

Mount Pleasant House
Headlam Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

Sheltered Housing Service
YHN House
Benton Park Road
Tel: 0191 278 8585

Sheltered Housing Officer, Ann Rutherford 
Tel: 0191 265 4935