Welcome to Chirton Lodge
A friendly and safe welcome
Find out how we are welcoming new residents into our retirement housing, alongside the measures in place to keep everyone safe.
At Chirton Lodge retirement housing scheme in North Shields, we offer 30 one bedroom and 3 two bedroom purpose-built properties for rent for people over the age of 55.
The property is situated close to North Shields and has excellent transport links to the city centre, Newcastle, Whitley Bay and Wallsend. The local shops are within walking distance and include a newsagent, post office, sandwich shop, hairdresser, social club and garage. There are also doctors' surgeries nearby. Other local amenities include The Royal Quays Shopping Outlet, a cinema, swimming pool, bowling alley and a leisure centre.
We understand that sometimes you like to be alone and at other times you may want to be more sociable. Our properties give you that freedom. At Chirton Lodge we run social activities including bingo, social evenings, a weekly fish and chip lunch, a monthly pie and pea dinner, coffee mornings and day trips.
You will not need to worry about maintenance and repairs or gardening upkeep as we take care of those. We provide a wide range of facilities, including a communal lounge, guest room, a garden with seating area, an on-site laundry and 10 parking spaces.
Features of Chirton Lodge
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- 1 lift
- Secure door entry system on all external doors
- Car parking available
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- Supporting Manager
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at Chirton Lodge
At Chirton Lodge sheltered housing scheme, we offer purpose-built and well-maintained rented accommodation for people over the age of 55.
Your home will be completely self-contained with your own front door allowing the privacy and independence you expect. It will be easy to maintain, and you will be able to give your new home a personal touch and decorate and furnish it as you wish.
Your kitchen will have fully-fitted units. There will be storage space and lounge and bedroom areas.
Many of the people who live in our properties have arranged broadband and digital or satellite TV and most properties have a telephone point.
You will want to feel safe in your new home and that’s why each of our properties is fitted with an emergency alarm.
Our retirement properties have a real community feel where people interact with their neighbours, families and friends, continuing to do all the things they love.
Our rented housing locations plan and organise a wide range of activities and events tailored to the interests of the people living in them. Events are varied and many of our rented housing locations choose to set up social committees to include everyone in the planning of communal events and activities.
|Shopping||No activity||Games afternoon||No activity|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||Bingo|
|Knit & natter||No activity||Chair exercise||No activity|
|Coffee morning||No activity||No activity||Fish & chip supper (monthly)|
|No activity||Fish & chip lunch||No activity||Entertainment evening (monthly)|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||No activity|
|No activity||No activity||No activity||No activity|
We endeavour to be completely transparent about all our charges and fees. Below is indicative pricing to act as a guide to the costs at Chirton Lodge, North Shields. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for rent
Your monthly fee will range from £551.76 and normally includes your rent, service charge, heating, hot water and water rates.
What is included in rental fees?
Our service charge covers all the cost of amenities you share with your neighbours, including the scheme manager service, our 24-hour emergency call service (Anchor on Call), repairs and maintenance, window cleaning, gardening and the cleaning of communal areas.
Your local council will be able to advise you about getting help paying your rent and service charge through housing benefit. They will also be able to tell you if they will be paying a grant to us to meet or contribute towards the support cost elements of our services to you.
Straightforward, supportive and safe
We continue to welcome new residents to our retirement housing safely and residents, colleagues and visitors are welcome to wear face-coverings, for example, in shared and busy areas.
Making the most of technology
Everyone’s safety and wellbeing is our absolute priority, so where possible we are offering prospective residents the opportunity to use technology to do virtual viewings and can send videos and photographs to support your decision making. We will of course be delighted to welcome you for an in-person viewing if this is your preference.
To start your enquiry, simply click “Enquire now” and call us or complete an enquiry form.
Our helpful team will offer you all the information you need to find your next home - we’ll provide you with full details of the property including up to date information on current vacancies and our waiting list.
They will be your main point of contact and will work with you to ensure your move goes smoothly and will continue to support you to settle in, offering you any advice and guidance you need to feel at home and confident in your choice to live with us.
Newlyn Crescent, Meadowell Estate, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 7QJ
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