Haddenham is a popular Buckinghamshire village, with good amenities and transport links.
The Woodlands was opened there in 1976, and has recently undergone extensive refurbishment works, replacing kitchens and bathrooms, as well as upgrading pipe work. Accommodation comprises of bungalows along Butte Furlong, and over 30 flats in Woodlands itself.
It also has excellent communal facilities, including two lounges. Set in a large garden, Woodlands also has a patio area and a large car park.
53 units: 22 2-bedroom bungalows and the rest one-bedroom flats, 17 for single occupancy, and 14 for couples.
Services: Non resident management staff and community alarm service
Facilities: Lift; lounge; laundry room; guest room (£10 per night); garden
Accessibility: There is a bus stop about 5 minutes walk away, which has services to Aylesbury (6 ½ miles) and Thame (4 miles). The local shops are also about 15 minutes walk away and include post office and fish and chip shop; local ironing shop; small local museum; small petrol station; local garden centre; local train station
Library: Bucks County Council Mobile Library (weekly on a Tuesday)
Distances: Bus stop 100 yards; shops 0.5 miles; post office 0.5 miles; GP 300 yards
Lifestyle: Local Hairdresser (manager to book/arrange appointment for resident); Regular bingo (every Friday); Gardening Club (every Thursday); Soup Lunch (monthly); wii-fit – (shared with all schemes); Mobile Chiropodist (appointment booked via Supported Housing Officer, or call to arrange an appointment yourself).
Visit ‘upmystreet’ for further details on what there is in and around the ‘Haddenham’ area.
Pets: Cats and dogs not accepted in flats, but they are permitted in the bungalows.
Tenure: Rent (social landlord)