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About Royd Court

Royd Court is an award-winning independent living housing scheme built in 2007 in Mirfield, West Yorkshire.

Within the scheme we provide a safe place for retired Christians to live within a loving community. We have 58 apartments, with a mix of one and two bedroom properties to lease or rent. Royd Court is a community of Christians who worship together each morning and Sunday afternoon followed by refreshments and fellowship.

We have a variety of other activities each month, including a ladies Bible study, a men’s group, exercise group, knit and natter, social evenings and much more.

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Purpose-built apartments

  • Electric Heating throughout
  • A hallway with built in cupboard
  • A generously sized wet room with grab rails, a seat in the shower area, Jack & Jill entrances
  • Master bedroom with an airing cupboard. Room large enough for a double bed
  • Second room in a 2 bedroom property. Useful for a second bedroom, dining room, office, or craft room.
  • Lounge with several electricity sockets, tv point and landline socket. Some lounges have a Juliet balcony, others have a bay window.
  • A kitchen with ample storage cupboards, built in cooker and hob. Spaces for washing machine or dish washer, fridge freezer or fridge.
  • Communal facilities of a restaurant serving three course meals each lunchtime, including Christmas Day. Communal lounge, hairdressing salon, laundrette and assisted bathrooms.
  • All apartments are wheelchair accessible.

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Out and about in the local area

Royd Court is set in the town of Mirfield, which lies between Dewsbury and Huddersfield. Situated by the river Calder, Mirfield town centre is within walking distance.

Mirfield is a busy little town with an excellent selection of shops, hairdressers, local supermarkets, fish & chip shops, cafés, a library and doctor’s surgery, and dentists.

Within the local area of Mirfield and Dewsbury there are a vast choice of local churches. Many of the ministers and church leaders support our pastoral work at Royd Court by taking our morning devotions and Sunday afternoon services.

Mirfield railway station is less than half a mile away and it is only about 100 yards to the local bus stop which services the larger towns and cities, including Dewsbury, Wakefield, Leeds and Huddersfield.

Royd Court is close to the motorway network with the M62 less than three miles away and M1 within seven miles.


Pilgrim Care

Pilgrim Care is a registered domiciliary care provider based at Royd Court. We provide older people living at Royd Court with a full range of services to help them stay independent in the comfort of their own home.

Pilgrim Care offers both long-term and short-term support services, including personal care, domestic assistance, and shopping, which can include an escort to local shops in Mirfield town centre. Pilgrim Care also offers short-term care packages to support those who live at Royd Court, including domiciliary care, going out for walks, and supporting continuing hobbies.

We provide a responsive service which can meet emergency or crisis needs, including putting packages in place during illness or on return from a hospital stay.

Pilgrim Care is available between 7am and 10pm.

All staff are trained to meet CQC compliance requirements and client specific standards. Training includes a comprehensive induction programme with ongoing updates; this includes Manual Handling, Emergency First Aid, Infection Control, Food Hygiene, Health & Safety, Medication, Adult Safeguarding and Understanding Dementia. All Pilgrim Care staff have a valid Enhanced DBS check.

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When you choose to live in one of our housing schemes, you’ll be joining a vibrant Christian community with the peace and independence that comes with your own space.

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Staff

Vicki Miller

MANAGER

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Vicki has been the Scheme Manager at Royd Court since 2010 having previously worked in the Gas Industry.

She leads the team at Royd Court to show love and compassion. Since being at Royd Court she has lead the team to win a Gold Award for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards. In addition, the residents have worked with her and they have been successful in achieving a level 4 in the ‘In Bloom’ Awards.

Vicki is married to Nigel and they have 2 daughters. They attend Mount Tabor Community Church, Shaw Cross, Dewsbury as a family.

Clive Wilkinson

ASSISTANT MANAGER

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Clive joined PFS when he started work as a carer at Royd Court in 2014. After two years he joined the Housing Team as Assistant Scheme Manager.

With a passion to serve the elderly Clive thoroughly enjoy his work amongst the residents.

Clive is married to Debbie, has a daughter and two grandchildren. He is a member at Mirfield Evangelical Church.

Abi Jessop

CARE MANAGER

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In 2019 Abi was promoted to Domiciliary Care Manager having previously worked as part of the care team since 2009. She is married and is a committed member of Huddersfield Christian Fellowship. Abi enjoys fitness including a weekly run in the local park and whenever she has time off work she enjoys exploring different places particularly in the sun.

Lisa Atkinson

CARE COORDINATOR

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In 2014 Lisa joined the care team at Pilgrim Care and was recently promoted to Care Coordinator. She is married with two boys and enjoys spending time with her family. She is a keen walker regularly achieving her target of 10,000 steps per day. She is also a shopaholic.

Contact & Location

Address:

ROYD COURT, MIRFIELD WF14 9DJ

Email:

ROYDCOURT@PILGRIMSFRIEND.ORG.UK

Tel:

0300 303 1480

PILGRIM CARE

Address:

MIRFIELD WF14 9DJ

Email:

PILGRIM.CARE@PILGRIMSFRIEND.ORG.UK

Tel:

0300 303 1485

How to find us

By car

From the south

Leave M1 at Junction 40 taking the A638 to Dewsbury. From Dewsbury take the A644 signposted Huddersfield. After 3 miles you will enter Mirfield. Royd Court is passed the shops on the left hand side opposite Doctor Lane.

From the north (east)

Leave the M1 at Junction 42 joining the M62 heading West. Leave M62 at Junction 25 taking the 1st exit onto the A644. Left at the first set of traffic lights and a Right fork at the second set of lights. Royd Court will appear on your Right in approximately 1 mile.

From the north (west)

Leave M62 at Junction 25 taking the 3rd exit onto the A644. Left at the first set of traffic lights and a Right fork at the second set of lights. Royd Court will appear on your Right in approximately 1 mile.

By train/bus

Mirfield has it’s own railway station and is situated on the main Huddersfield/Leeds line. Coming out of the station head towards the high street. When you have reached the high street turn left. Royd Court will appear on your left. Walking time approximately 10-15 minutes.

Mirfield is situated between the two larger towns of Huddersfield and Dewsbury. There are regular bus services every 20 minutes to and from these towns.

Updated: 12thNovember, 2020

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