Welcome to Thurstons
At Thurstons retirement housing scheme in Westhoughton, we offer 29 one bedroom purpose-built properties for rent for people over the age of 55. We also offer on-site support from trained care staff should you require any additional help.
The property is situated close to Bolton and has excellent transport links to the town centre. The local shops are within walking distance and include supermarkets, a post office, library, hairdressers, leisure centre and cafes. There are several doctors' surgeries within walking distance. Other local amenities include a cinema, several parks and a bowling green.
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 Thurstons we run social activities including coffee mornings, day trips, bingo, a luncheon club, arts and craft classes and exercise classes.
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 10 parking spaces.
Features of Thurstons
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- 1 lift
- Scooter storage
- Hairdressing salon
- Secure door entry system on all external doors
Well maintained outdoor space for you to enjoy:
- Seated patio area
- Landscaped gardens
- Raised allotments flowerbeds
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- On‑site care services
- Supporting Manager
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at Thurstons
At Thurstons we have a range of facilities available to all tenants, including a communal lounge, quiet room, guest room, laundry, communal kitchen, hairdressers, assisted bathing room, garden and patio seating area.
Nearby facilities include shops, church, day centres, bus stops, supermarkets, parks, library, post office, banks, leisure centre, bowling green and the town centre.
At Thurstons we offer 29 one bedroom properties to people over 55.
All our properties are self-contained, allowing the privacy and independence that you enjoy. You will have a bathroom, kitchen with fitted cupboards, storage space, lounge and bedroom areas. If you want to give your home a personal touch, you have the freedom to decorate and furnish it as you wish.
All our properties are digital and satellite TV compliant. You can also arrange to have your own private telephone or broadband connection installed. Please contact the scheme manager who can give you more details.
At Thurstons we organise a range of activities throughout the week, which change on a regular basis. Examples include luncheon clubs, coffee / games mornings, social lunches, bingo, artist evening, fund-raising events, day trips, exercise classes and church services.
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 Thurstons, Bolton. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for rent
Your monthly fee will range from £605.39 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.
Wigan Road, Westhoughton, Bolton, Lancashire, BL5 3QS
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