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Sycamore Hall, Bainbridge DL8 3HF

  • Tel.0370 192 4055

Sycamore Hall is an extra care housing development providing care/support services to older people.

The scheme has been designed to accommodate older people and will provide accessible rented accommodation suitable for people with a range of disabilities, offering security of tenure

Aims of Sycamore Hall

  • To provide a new housing choice for older people
  • To promote independence and choice
  • To provide a range of communal facilities to enhance the local community

Sycamore Hall includes :

  • A total of 40 self contained apartments comprising 35 one bedroom and 5 two bedroom flats

Scheme Services


  • A Scheme Manager : Michelle Mottershead
  • Care and support service day and night with 24 hour on call facilty.
  • Personal care and support (at an extra cost) tailored to meet individual needs, monitored and assessed by Social Services
  • Concessionary TV licence
  • Support to access a range of services including welfare rights

Scheme Facilities

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  • Door entry system with intercom to every apartment
  • Emergency pull cords in all rooms
  • Restaurant facilities
  • A range of communal lounges
  • A lift providing level access throughout the building
  • Accessible bathing area
  • Guest room that can be booked for family and friends
  • A hairdressing salon
  • A local shop
  • A Day Centre
  • A well equipped laundry room
  • High levels of insulation for complete warmth and comfort

Spacious Accommodation

  • Your own home with your own front door
  • Wheelchair access throughout
  • Fully fitted kitchens including fridge, freezer, oven and hob
  • Walk in showers in all apartments
  • Full central heating

Who is eligible?


To be eligible for a tenancy at Sycamore Hall you will need to be:

  • Registered on the housing waiting list of Richmondshire District Council, who will nominate them for re housing with Housing 21.
  • Have a housing need or require some level of support. Have health, related needs, or is awaiting discharge from residential, nursing or hospital care identified by a Social Services assessment of need.
  • They will usually be aged 60 or over, (exception can be made in light of physical or sensory disability)

To ensure that each application is treated fairly, every applicant's circumstances will be carefully considered by a multi-agency panel and the decision made on individual merit of each application in line with Richmondshire District Council's allocation policy

How to apply

All applicants must be on Richmondshire District Council's Housing register.

  • Please contact Richmondshire District Council on 01748 829100 for an application pack.

North Yorkshire Council Social Services will make referrals to the scheme.
Everyone applying for a tenancy will require an assessment to establish any needs they may have and how these can be met.
*Please contact NYCC Social Services Customer Relations Unit on 01609 779999.


The second phase hand over from Frank Haslam Milan should take place on the 16th January 2007

It is hoped that the building Sycamore Hall (first phase) will be handed over from Frank Haslam Milan the builders hopefully on the 16th of December 2006 if everything is okay.

Housing 21 will then begin the commissioning of the building ready for occupation in late January 2006.

Friday 16th December

Handover from the builders Frank Haslam Milan to Housing 21 completed today.


Friday 23rd December

Residents from Sycamore Close and their families are going to look round their new homes and facilities. They have also been given their moving dates.


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