Life-changing support for adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions.
Type of property
At High Market apartments, people benefit from a vibrant network of staff and friends, while having peace and quiet when they need it too.
The property has nine one-bedroom apartments, each with an open-plan kitchen and living room, and a bathroom with a shower over the bath. Some apartments also have a box room that people often use as an office.
Assistive technology can be tailored to suit individual needs and includes an intercom and CCTV.
Valued in your community
High Market is in the village of Ashington, with its small cafes, pubs and takeaways, as well as a newsagent and a post office. The main high-street has shops, supermarkets, banks and the Woodhorn Museum. Later this year, a cinema and bowling alley are due to open nearby.
For people who like to stay active, Ashington Leisure Centre is within walking distance and has a gym, exercise classes and a swimming pool. We are also close to the coast for picturesque walks.
Tynemouth and South Shields are nearby and offer tourist attractions including Tynemouth Aquarium, Tynemouth Priory and Castle, Gutterball Alley for bowling, the Life Brigade Museum, South Shields Roman Fort, and the Ocean Beach Pleasure Park.
People also like to visit Newcastle.
Living at this service
We are ready to welcome an able-bodied person to join the people we support here, who are aged between 20 and 65 and have a good level of independence.
At High Market, people choose how they spend their time. People’s hobbies include going to college, spending time with friends, watching television, listening to music, volunteering, going to the pub, walking, shopping, swimming, going to gym, socialising and being in the community.
“The staff at High Market are fantastic. It’s an established team that has been here since we opened. The apartments are unique and beautiful inside. We have great access to amenities with good transport links - the area itself is friendly and safe. The people we support enjoy socialising and have created a real community.” Manager, High Market