Location 

Church Road, Altofts, West Yorkshire, WF6 2PR 

Accommodation 

Silkstone Court is a scheme with 64 independent living properties, including integral apartments, external flats and bungalows.

All our apartments have been designed with over 60s in mind, having been modernised throughout to create a relaxing and comfortable environment. 

Conveniently located just one mile from Altofts town centre, Church Court is just a walk or bus ride from supermarkets, local shops, pubs, clubs, churches, hairdressers, a fish and chip shop, chemists, butcher and a variety of sandwich shops. 

At Silkstone Court most of our apartments include an open plan kitchen and living room, as well as a wet room with a shower. 

All apartments are linked to a fire alarm which is tested regularly. 

Local amenities 

There are local shops on Church Road and Altofts. Castleford and Wakefield town centres are a short bus ride away from the bus stop on Church Road. 

Activities 

Across all our schemes we like to help create a strong sense of community, and we do this by supporting like-minded people to establish a programme of regular activities.  

Some of our schemes enjoy bingo, attend coffee mornings, or take part in other social activities. 

Accessibility 

Silkstone Court has been designed to accommodate a wide range of people’s needs. As well as handrails, it also has a lift and disabled access. 

Support 

At Silkstone Court 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. 

Security 

We know that your security is a priority, and that’s why entry to Silkstone Court is controlled by fob access. We also operate security cameras around the scheme. 

Amenities 

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

  • A lounge 

  • A laundry room 

  • A spa room 

  • A guest room 

  • A scooter storage room 

  • Gardens with outside seating areas