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£9.4 Million independent living apartments set to open in the spring

The Wrekin Housing Trust and Choices Housing Association are currently developing schemes of extra care apartments for the over 55s under their ShireLiving brand at sites across the county and its developments at Ellesmere Road, Shrewsbury, Holyhead Road, Bicton Shrewsbury and Alexandra Road, Oswestry are set to see first residents move in next year.

For people aged over 55 and thinking about downsizing, applications are now open for Withywood; ShireLiving's brand new apartments in Shrewsbury.


When Withywood opens in the spring 2017, 69 modern one and two bedroom apartments will be available for affordable rent. Conveniently located off Ellesmere Road, just outside of the town centre, the apartments are close to local amenities and bus routes.

Purpose built for older people, Withywood benefits from a 24 hour onsite team of friendly and supportive staff and a host of facilities designed to enhance independence. These include a residents' lounge and coffee bar, roof terrace and a restaurant which offers a variety of meals and snacks.

These spacious apartments are designed with future needs in mind and offer total privacy. Equipped with 24/7 emergency call and video door entry systems, help is always on hand if needed. You will also benefit from fabulous features which include a contemporary kitchen, built in cooker and accessible shower room. If you think that Withywood could be the place for you then find out more and apply by visiting the ShireLiving website here or call 0800 0232244.

ShireLiving can also offer a rewarding career with training and support and are looking for people that would like to make a difference to people's lives. There are various opportunities at new schemes across Shropshire including Shrewsbury and Oswestry. If you are looking to make your first move into a career in care or already have experience please contact Choices on 01782 254 000 or email

4th November 2016