Richard Newcombe Court

Richard Newcombe Court is a purpose built extra care housing scheme which opened in April 2011 and is located in Cambridge city.

The scheme has 40 self-contained flats of which 28 are two bedrooms and the remainder have one bedroom. All flats have fully equipped kitchens and shower rooms with WC. There are no parking facilities for residents and limited spaces for visitors.

To read what tenants say about living here click here

As one of our tenants you would rent your flat from CHS, this includes a daily meal at lunchtime and support from our housing officer. There is a 24 hr care team based on site that can provide a personalised service planned with you and your family. We are also on hand to respond to emergencies.

You live independently within Richard Newcombe Court and can attend social events, or meet with others in the lounge areas, as and when you wish. Local shopping is available on Histon Road and the bus stops outside the scheme.

For further information about Richard Newcombe Court or to arrange a visit please get in touch

If you would like to consider living at Richard Newcombe Court then please contact the Duty Care Manager during office hours for an informal chat and perhaps arrange a visit.

What People Say...

"People can be as independent as they like, we’re just here for extra support, extra security."

Rosie Trew - Richard Newcombe Court staff member

"It feels like you’re part of a community."

Carol - Richard Newcombe Court current resident

"Residents’ families put all their trust into us carers to look after their loved one as best as we can and how they would want them to be looked after themselves, so building up a relationship with our residents is really important."

Sarah - Richard Newcombe Court staff member

Meet some of the Team at Richard Newcombe Court

Our staff have undergone extensive checks prior to employment to ensure that they have the skills and qualities we require when working with older and vulnerable people. They are trained in moving & handling, health & safety, food hygiene, basic first aid, abuse awareness (safeguarding), administering medicine, infection control and the care certificate as well as other bespoke training as required.

Denise Taylor

Extra Care Service Manager

Debbie Clasby

Extra Care Business Manager

Debbie Driver

Care and Support Manager

Joanne Twin

Care and Support Manager

Rosie Trew

Housing officer

Beryl Gillespie

Head of Older People's Services

Join our team

We’re always on the look out for dedicated, qualified staff who care about delivering the best service possible for our customers.

You can be part of a fantastic community that aims to challenge and develop its staff. We are very proud that our employees have voted us as one of the country’s best employers. The Best Companies results see CHS placed at 14th in The Sunday Times ‘100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For’ list 2016 and were also graded as an outstanding organisation.

For further information, please visit our Work For Us page

How to find Richard Newcombe Court

Histon Road
Cambridge
CB4 3EY
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