Independent living scheme

Millgarth Bungalows independent living scheme

Millgarth Bungalows


Mill Hill, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4JD


Millgarth, in Pontefract is a purpose built development of 26 well-appointed bedsits and eight single bedroom bungalows set in open plan gardens.

Each home is self-contained with modern fitted kitchens and bathroom suites. The properties benefit from double glazing and gas central heating.

Conveniently located a short bus ride from Pontefract town centre, Millgarth is close to supermarkets, local shops, pubs, clubs, churches, hairdressers, a fish and chip shop, chemists, butcher and a variety of sandwich shops.

WDH's Care Link emergency contact system is wired into each home ensuring access to assistance 24 hours a day.

All bungalows and bedsits are fitted with a fire alarm which is tested regularly.

Local amenities

There is a newsagent nearby, and a regular bus service runs to Pontefract town centre from the bus stop on Westbourne Road.


Across all our schemes we like to help create a strong sense of community, and we do this by bringing together like-minded people through our programme of regular activities. Residents can enjoy bingo, attend coffee mornings, or take part in quiz nights or monthly social outings.


Millgarth Bungalows has been designed to accommodate a wide range of people’s needs. As well as handrails, it also has disabled access.


At Millgarth Bungalows support is available when you need it. With an experienced Community Support Worker and our Care Link system installed in every home as standard, residents can live with the peace of mind that in the event of an emergency, support can be summoned immediately. Residents will receive the same service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year round from WDH. Residents can also tailor the support they receive to suit them, just speak to your Community Support Worker about what suits you and your lifestyle.


We know that your security is a priority, and that’s why Care Link are on hand at the touch of a button should you need to report anything.


Millgarth Bungalows benefits from a range of on-site facilities for you and your family’s convenience. These include:

  • A lounge
  • A laundry room
  • A kitchen



01977 798754


Photograph of property: Exterior