Older Persons Accommodation - Broadlands House - St Mellons

Broadlands house

Located in St Mellons, Broadlands House offers 33 self contained properties including 29 one-bedroom flats, 1 two-bedroom flat, 2 one-bedroom bungalows and 1 two-bedroom bungalow. The scheme has a friendly atmosphere with social events arranged on a regular basis, and a guest room to allow family or friends to stay overnight. It has pleasant gardens to enjoy and is within walking distance of a supermarket and other shops. 

The Scheme Manager provides a friendly face during office hours and offers support and advice as necessary. Each flat has an alarm linked to the Cardiff Community Alarm Service offering 24hr support and reassurance.


 

Scheme Criteria

The scheme is designed to cater for the needs of tenants aged 60+. 

Tenants should be sufficiently able to live independently in their own flat, although they may arrange their own additional help (for example for cleaning or personal care) if necessary.

Broadlands House

Accessibility of the scheme

To make access easier for all tenants Broadlands House has :

• Level / ramped access to the building
• Level / ramped access within the building
• Automated entrance doors
• Lift to upper floors
• Wheelchair accessible communal areas
• Accessible garden
• Grab rails

Facilities and Amenities available

Each flat has its own kitchen and bathroom. Other facilities available at Broadlands House include :

• Communal lounge
• Communal kitchen
• Communal laundry
• Guest accommodation
• Garden
• Staff office

Amenities

Amenities available within approximately half a mile of the scheme include :
• Tesco store across the road
• Bus stop outside the scheme
• Doctors surgery
• Dental surgery
• Chemist
• Places of worship
• Library
• Post office
• Hairdresser
• Bowling green

Social Activities

There are a number of social activities available for tenants to take part in if they wish.  Some of the activities are also open to members of the local community.

• Bingo / social evenings
• Cards
• Lunch club with bingo later
• Coffee mornings
• Trips to restaurants, seaside, theatre etc
• Evening entertainment in communal lounge

Rent

Renting a flat at Broadlands House costs approximately £40 a week for a one-bedroom flat or £45 a week for a two-bedroom flat plus a service charge of up to £60 a week (which covers various services including electricity and water charges).

Depending on your income you may be able to claim Housing Benefit to help with the rent and some elements of the service charge.

For further information about rent and service charges please contact the Housing Enquiries Team on Tel : 029 2053 7111.

Scheme Manager

There is a Scheme Manager available during office hours from Monday to Friday for any problems or queries. 

Who to contact if the Scheme Manager is not available

All flats at Broadlands House have alarms installed which are linked to the Cardiff Community Alarm Service. The alarm can be used in any emergency (24 hours a day), and a Mobile Warden will call on the tenant if necessary.

If you are interested in becoming a tenant at Broadlands House you will need to complete a Cardiff Housing Waiting List Application Form. Please telephone 029 2053 7111 to request a form, and ask for help if you need it.