Urmston is a quiet, leafy residential town, with a thriving market, independent and high street shops in a newly refurbished shopping centre. The town also has good leisure facilities including swimming and fitness centres, and a golf club. There are plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants, and is only a short drive to The Trafford Centre. Urmston also has several parks in the centre of the town and on the outskirts, lies Urmston Meadows, a tranquil expanse that is great for longer walks.
We have a number of sheltered schemes in Stretford, each with the peace of mind of pull cords, an on-site manager and additional support from TrustCare. Each spacious development offers independent living in a secure environment.
Marlfield Court, which sits in the quite suburb of Flixton, offers 39 apartments. Each apartment has a fitted kitchen, walk-in showers and secure fob entry system. There are an additional nine properties in the local area that benefit from the scheme manager service during weekdays. Communal features include a lounge and dining room with a kitchen, laundry facilities, a private garden, hair salon, and a mobility scooter store. There is also a guest bedroom for resident’s families to stay in. Please contact Kath O'Connor on 0161 747 5358.
Ormeston Lodge offers 34 apartments, plus refurbished communal facilities including a lounge and dining room with kitchen and laundry facilities. Residents at the scheme enjoy gardening and add to the regular grounds maintenance that is offered. The scheme enjoys a 'village' atmosphere set within its own grounds. There are a further 47 flats in the local area that benefit from the scheme manager service during weekdays. Please contact Helen Coyle on 0161 748 8103.
Royle Higginson Court is a short distance from the main shopping area in Urmston. It has 50 refurbished apartments controlled by a secure fob entry system. The communal facilities include a lounge and dining area with a kitchen and laundry facilities. Please contact Shona Hennessey on 0161 747 7677.
Trafford residents invited to drop in events for Greater Manchester’s Spatial Framework
Drop-in consultation events are being held throughout Trafford in February to discuss new Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) proposals.
Photography competition celebrates Stretford's iconic gasworks
National Grid is running a photo competition to capture the iconic gasworks on Thomas St, which has been a feature of Stretford’s skyline for more than 100 years.
Community grants available for Hate Crime Awareness Week
Trafford Housing Trust’s Social Investment Board, Trafford Council and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority are making £20,000 available for projects to tackle hate crime in the borough.
Trafford Housing Trust introduces new procurement portal for suppliers
Trafford Housing Trust is inviting new and existing suppliers to register for a new Dynamic Procurement System to apply for Repairs and Maintenance and Planned Works contracts.
‘A Bed Every Night’ for Rough Sleepers in Trafford this winter
Rough sleepers in Trafford are being offered a place to sleep during the cold winter months, helped by funding from Trafford Housing Trust.
Trafford Housing Trust pledges to support armed forces
Trafford Housing Trust showed its support for the military by signing the Armed Forces covenant.