Accommodation: 20 flats
Address: 30 Park Road, Teddington, Middlesex TW11 0AQ
Phone: 020 8943 1665
Type of housing: Sheltered Housing for over-55s
Portfolio Manager: Tracey Morgan - 077 4744 6900
About Colville Court
Built in 1991, Colville Court sheltered scheme provides 19 self-contained one-bedroom flats and one/two-bedroom flat for the over 55s with two of the flats adapted for disabled people.
New residents come to us as referrals from Richmond Council. It is situated in the sought-after residential area of Teddington, close to Bushy Park.
Colville Court has been a winner at the national EAC awards, voted for by residents, for the last three years, most recently winning gold in the 'Retirement Housing under 30 units' category.
The facilities we provide
Residents live independently in their own flats and can ask for support from the Service Officer if they need it. There is also a lift and an emergency call system to all flats.
The scheme’s communal facilities include:
- a lounge
- a shower room with a salon basin – used by the visiting hairdresser
- a laundry
- lovely gardens
- limited parking
We employ cleaners and gardeners to service the shared areas and residents can also call our centralised repair service. A guest room can be booked for a reasonable charge.
How we manage the scheme
Tracey Morgan is the Portfolio Manager for Blackham House, supported by Service Officer Anne. Anne is responsible for the day-to-day running of the scheme and maintains links with outside agencies.
Portfolio Manager - Tracey
Tracey began her career with C&C at 17 years old, straight from College. Her first role was as a Care Assistant at one of our Care Homes. Tracey was then offered various secondment roles, eventually leading her to secure a role as Area Manager for Care.
After working in the Care Department for 27 years, she was offered and accepted the position of Senior Scheme Manager for Sheltered Housing. Two years ago, Tracey was offered her current role as Portfolio Manager overseeing Westminster Sheltered schemes and West London General properties.
Activities at the scheme
As well as informal socialising, activities are organised such as coffee mornings, film club and aromatherapy. A number of regular and one-off arts, fitness and events are provided by our Engagement Team.
What's in the area
Situated on Park Road, Colville Court is five minutes’ walk to Teddington High Street.
Within a mile or two, Twickenham rugby ground, Kingston and Richmond Park are all easy to access. Residents also use the swimming pool in Teddington. Local churches include St Mary with St Alban (CofE) on Ferry Road and Sacred Heart Church (Catholic) on Kingston Road. Teddington War Memorial Hospital is a pleasant local hospital with a walk-in centre and the doctors’ surgery is in Park Road.
The scheme is a short walk to Twickenham mainline station, offering South West Trains routes to Reading, Windsor and Eton Riverside, or Waterloo via Richmond and Clapham Junction. There are also circular routes, one via Hounslow and another via Kingston and Wimbledon. The main local bus routes are: 281 (Hounslow to Tolworth), 285 (Heathrow Airport to Kingston), 481 (Kingston to West Middlesex Hospital), X26 (Heathrow Airport to West Croydon).