Lime Gardens is a Retirement Living PLUS Scheme for people aged 55 and over.
Benjamin Drive B63 2DQ (use B63 2UR for sat nav)
Lime Gardens has 120 apartments; 50 two-bedroom and 70 one-bedroom rented apartments. Each property has a hallway, living room, kitchen, shower room and either one or two bedrooms. We have a mix of rented, shared ownership and outright owned accommodation.
Lime gardens has three floors – the first and second floors are accessible by lift.
There is communal car parking and the scheme is close to Merry Hill Shopping Centre with local bus routes. Russell’s Hall hospital is located 20 minutes from the complex. A post office, butchers and local shops all within a 15 minute walk.
Our facilities available at Lime Gardens can be found below.
- Restaurant and Bar
- Concert room/Hall
- Hairdressing Salon
- Hobbies/Craft room
- Landscaped communal gardens
- Guest suite for family members
You'll have access to the communal areas where you can spend as much or as little time interacting with other residents as you wish. Your home will be your own so friends and family members are welcome to visit at any time and there is a guest suite available.
Become part of a community and live an independent lifestyle in a secure environment where the communal gardens are maintained for you and a range of wellbeing activities are regularly available if you wish to take part.
For more information, get in touch with our Retirement Living Team by clicking here
Lime Gardens overlooks Homer Hill Park and nearby amenities include:
- Safebury’s – A local convenience store on Colley Lane.
- A range of shops and food outlets are a short walk away on Colley Gate and Windmill Hill.
- Tesco Express and Aldi a 5-10 minute drive along A458 from the scheme.
- Tesco Express – 175 Stourbridge Road, Halesowen, B63 3UD. Opening hours: 6am-11:30pm Mon-Sat, 7:30am-10:30pm Sun.
- Aldi – Earls Way, Halesowen B63 3HR. Opening hours: 8am-10pm Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm Sun.
- GP surgery
- Cradley High Street
- Merry Hill shopping centre (10 min drive)
Train: Cradley Heath station is the closest, at 20 minutes walk from the scheme. Alternatively, Lye station is 30 minutes walk or 13 minutes if using the bus (9).
Buses: Church Road stop is the closest, for buses 002 ad 12; or Colley Lane stop, for buses: 002, 004, 9 and 12.
Are you eligible to apply?
You must be 55 or over to apply for a property at Lime Gardens.
A referral must be made by Social Services and/or Dudley MBC Housing team. Customers must fulfil the eligibility criteria of Dudley Housing Team and/or Social Services. Priority will be given to those with local links.