About Rotary Court
Rotary Court is located in the suburb of Lower Hellesdon on the outskirts of Norwich in the Wensum valley. The site is approximately four miles from the city centre, off the outer ring road next to Hellesdon Parish Church. Buses run into the city centre and to Taverham from outside the scheme, which is itself set in landscaped gardens.
The scheme, which was built in 1971 by the local Rotary Group (hence the name) consists of 16 one-bedroom flats and seven one-bedroom bungalows, which are set in lovely landscaped gardens.
The Society’s Scheme Managers provide a visiting support service to tenants that request a visit. Each flat is connected to the call system by means of pull cords in each of the main rooms. Pendants are available for those wishing for a higher degree of reassurance. The call system is monitored 24/7, and a mobile response is provided when necessary.
The nearest health centre is one and a half miles away, and there is a pharmacy about one mile from the scheme. Dentists and opticians are available within the city centre or in Drayton village.
A large Asda and various other smaller supermarkets are all within two miles of Rotary Court. The nearest Post Office is in Drayton Village or just off Dereham Road. There are pubs and a cafe in Drayton and a fish and chip shop close by. Cinemas are available in the city centre.
Rotary Court is situated next to Hellesdon Parish Church; other churches can be found in Drayton Village.
Facilities within the site
Rotary Court also has the benefit of a social room for the use of all tenants, where a variety of events are organised. There is a laundry room containing good quality domestic washing and drying machines which all tenants can use subject to a modest metered charge. There is an outside drying area for the use of all tenants when the weather permits. There are nine off-street parking spaces for the use of visitors on a first come, first served basis. There are also ten garages for the exclusive use of residents. The well-stocked gardens can by enjoyed by tenants and visitors.