For most of our Extra Care Housing estates we have agreements with the local authority to let a percentage of our vacant properties to people nominated by them. Hanover’s agreement for this estate is that all of the allocations are managed by the local authority, Leicester City Council, who can be contacted on 0116 454 1008.
Conveniently located not far from Humberstone Park, Danbury Gardens Exta Care development in Leicester is sited directly opposite the medical centre. With 58 purpose built apartments, the estate offers great on-site facilities including shared gardens, residents’ lounge, hair salon and guest room. Midday meals are available in the restaurant, which offers a diverse choice of menu.
The properties are surrounded by attractive gardens - maintenance of the buildings and grounds are taken care of by the estate manager, who can also help with access to further support if required. Frequent social events and trips out add to the friendly and inclusive environment. Many cultural festivals are also celebrated, such the Hindu festival Navratri, reflecting the diversity of the residents here. You are most welcome to register your interest for Danbury Gardens.
The information contained in the estate brochure is provided for general guidance only, and does not form the whole or any part of any offer or contract. Any dimensions given in the brochure are approximate and are not intended to be used for carpet size, appliance sizes or items of furniture
In the local area
The estate is sited within a mile of a supermarket, to which a Dial-a-Ride bus service operates. Leicester is a modern city, rich in arts, culture, sports and heritage, with something of interest for all ages.
There’s a lot to keep shoppers happy here, including the main Haymarket centre and boutique shopping at The Lanes. Church Gate has some of the oldest and more unusual shops in the city. Leicester Market is the largest outdoor covered market in Europe, selling a wide variety of goods.
Melton Road, near the city centre, contains many diverse retail stores and great restaurants for both locals and tourists alike. Leicester is also a great place for sport fans with football, cricket, speedway and one of Europe's leading rugby clubs.
A diverse city
The city hosts an annual Caribbean Carnival and the largest comedy festival in the UK. The Golden Mile is the name given to a stretch of Belgrave Road renowned for its authentic Indian restaurants, sari shops and jewellers.
Great Central Railway is the UK's only double track, mainline heritage railway, offering trips on the full size steam engines which run every weekend.
The annual Leicester International Short Film Festival takes place at various venues across the town, including the Phoenix Arts Centre. The ultra-modern Curve Theatre has world premieres and shows direct from the West End. De Montfort Hall is Leicester’s main music venue, offering classical, jazz, ballet, comedy, opera and world music plus musicals.
How to get here
Getting around is easy too. The estate is close to the A6030, which is easily reached via the A47 or A563. Leicester is handy for to Junction 21 of the M1, the M69 and M6 also being within easy reach. Bus services operate to all the areas towns and villages from two main bus stations. There are three permanent Park and ride sites and a Skylink bus service to East Midlands airport.
Many rail routes are served by Leicester railway station including London, Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln, Sheffield, Birmingham and Leeds. Set in the heart of one of England's most attractive counties, the surrounding villages and countryside are easily reachable to explore.
Distance to GP: 1 miles
Distance to shop: 2 miles
Distance to bus stop: 1 miles
Distance to Post Office: 2 miles