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Retirement Living

Arkwright House, Orchard Road, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, LE9 6S - For people aged 60+ or 55+ if in receipt of PIP/DLA RM

£417PCM Rent + £290 PCM Service Charge
Retirement Living
55+ in receipt of DLA or PIP
Close to Bus Stops
Close to Local Amenities
Communal facilities
Council Tax Band A
Double Glazing
Heating by community scheme
Rural location
Staff onsite care alarm
Arkwright House, Orchard Road
Broughton Astley
United Kingdom

• A range of studio, 1 and 2-bed apartments suitable for people aged 60+ or 55+ in receipt of DLA or PIP. • Small friendly complex in the centre of the village. 5 miles from Lutterworth and 20 miles from Leicester. • We hold an in-house waiting list. Register today!

Platform Housing Group are delighted to introduce Arkwright House: A retirement living community with 34 properties which include a mix of studios, 1, & 2-bedroom apartments in the scenic village of Broughton Astley, just 5 miles from Lutterworth and 20 miles from Leicester. 

Broughton Astley is a rural area with a small village with most amenities including; 

Bus stop to Leicester City Centre (directly outside building), Post office, Cafés, Takeaway Food outlets, Co-op, Hairdressers, Dentist and GP within walking distance. 

Enjoy onsite amenities like a garden, lounge, and guest suite.

****Internal kitchen image is of similar property for illustration purposes****

All apartments have their own private front door and briefly consist of- 

  • Kitchen
  • Lounge/bedroom area if a studio
  • Bathroom with walk-in showers (no bath)
  • Bedroom (for apartments, some apartments have two bedrooms)
  • Heating by community scheme
  • Double Glazing
  • Council tax band A
  • No deposit/fees to pay

One month’s rent in advance is required ranging from £616.08 to £690.57 (dependent upon apartment), on the tenancy start day. Please note that if you are claiming Housing Benefit or Housing Element of Universal Credit there are some service charges that would not be covered. These include a charge for personal heating £71.06pcm, £16.70pcm for personal water, £13.16pcm admin charge and there is a £7.79pcm charge towards the cost of support. A lettings Officer can give you a full break breakdown of the charges of what is eligible for Housing Benefits payments.

If you are accepted and do become a Platform Housing Group tenant, you will be offered a starter tenancy. If there have been no breaches or issues within the first year of your tenancy you will be considered for an assured lifetime tenancy.   

Please be aware Housing Benefit / Universal Credit will only pay for the property you are living in, and you will need to give notice on your current tenancy.    

If you are successful in being offered this property you will be contacted by the Lettings Officer and you will need to complete an application form. At this stage the Lettings Officer will confirm the rent and service charges.  

We wish to advise you that we cannot contact customers that are not successful for the property.  

Pets are considered in accordance with the Tenancy Management Policy.  

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Are you a Current or Previous Customer?
Are you homeless?
Do you have ID for you and household members moving with you?
Can you use a bath?
How many bedrooms do you need?
How did you hear about us?
To process your application, Platform Housing need to collect, use, and retain information. We are also keen to hear about your experience and the benefit the support has provided and may contact you for your feedback.

I understand the information I provide will be managed in accordance with Data protection legislation and the Platform Housing privacy notice which is available on our website

I understand in some circumstances it may be necessary for Platform Housing to share my contact details which may include, name, address, email address and telephone number with suppliers and/or other organisations to support my application. Platform Housing will notify me if my personal data needs to be shared and with who.

I declare that all of the information I have given is correct and complete to the best of my knowledge. I will inform Platform Housing of any change which may affect this application. I understand that giving false information will result in Platform Housing Group taking steps to prevent approval of any future applications made.

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