Welcome to Queen Elizabeth Court
At Queen Elizabeth Court retirement housing scheme in South Shields, we offer 9 one bedroom and 26 studio purpose-built properties for rent for people over the age of 55.
The property is situated close to South Shields Town Centre and has excellent transport links to the city centres of Sunderland and Newcastle. The local shops are within walking distance and include a supermarket, a post office, bakery, hairdressers and a chemist. There are doctors' surgeries within walking distance and on the local bus route. Other local amenities include a cinema, bowling alley and a popular seaside resort nearby.
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 Queen Elizabeth Court we run social activities, including bingo, fish and chip lunches, craft classes, 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, a guest room, a garden with seating area, an on-site laundry and eight parking spaces.
Features of Queen Elizabeth Court
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 Queen Elizabeth Court
At Queen Elizabeth Court 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.
|Coffee morning||No activity||Afternoon tea (monthly)||No activity|
|Breakfast club||No activity||No activity||No activity|
|No activity||No activity||Quiz||Bingo|
|Coffee & Danish||Hairdresser||No activity||No activity|
|Day trip (monthly)||Bingo||Fish & chip supper (monthly)||No activity|
|No activity||No activity||Resident's Choice||No activity|
|Coffee morning||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 Queen Elizabeth Court, South Shields. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for rent
Your monthly fee will range from £479.66 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 Hanover 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 grant to us to meet or contribute towards the support cost elements of our services to you.
Queen Elizabeth Court
Hobart Avenue, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 9DU
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