Windsor Court, Bishop Auckland is a development with 25 one bed apartments surrounded by mature trees and gardens. An on-site manager looks after buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as offering further advice and support as required.
Plus, with Hanover’s 24 hour emergency call system, you can relax in the knowledge that you have access to help and assistance should you ever need it. It is a short walk to two large superstores as well as the usual amenities found on the high street.
In the locality
Bishop Auckland is a market town in County Durham, located about 12 miles from Darlington. Historic Bishop Auckland's main shopping street is Newgate Street, together with Cockton Hill Road and Watling Road. The Fore Bondgate area has boutiques and specialist shops that you won’t find on the High street. The Town Hall is a gothic style Victorian building overlooking the town's market place. It houses the main public library, a theatre, art gallery, tourist information centre and a café-bar.
Woodhouse Close leisure centre has a swimming pool, gym, sauna, steam room and spa pool. Additionally, football pitches, tennis courts and bowling greens are provided at two local recreation grounds.
History and cultural interest
This bustling market town stands high above the River Wear with commanding views of the surrounding countryside. The town has a number of listed buildings, including seven in the grounds of the magnificent Auckland Castle. Surrounding the castle are 800 acres of the Bishop's deer park - a great place for a picnic or stroll.
The town also has a Victorian railway viaduct crossing the River Wear. Also of historical interest is the nearby village of Escomb, home to a complete Anglo-Saxon church.
Location and transport links
Hanover Gardens is located just off the A689 Church Road, easily reached via the A688. The nearest motorway junction is Junction 60 of the A1(M), which is around 8 miles away.
Bishop Auckland railway station provides services to Darlington, Middlesbrough and Saltburn. The nearest airport to the town is Durham Tees Valley airport, around 19 miles drive. The town’s bus station offers a number of bus routes serving the town.
Distance to GP: 0.11 miles
Distance to shop: 0.14 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.14 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.17 miles