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Doddington Court

Benwick Road, Doddington, Cambridgeshire PE15 0WD
Contemporary, bright retirement living building. The bold blue pops of colour on a selection of the elevations gives a softer approach to the building against the white and grey. A small carpark features at the front of the property.


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Set between the quaint villages of Chatteris and Benwick, Doddington Court has a range of apartments and communal facilities for over 60s.

Designed to offer comfort, independence and peace of mind, Doddington Court has everything you need to enjoy a happy, fulfilling retirement.

  • One or two-bedroom apartment with open-plan lounge and kitchen
  • On-site communal facilities, including a lounge, restaurant and gardens 

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day and assistive technology built-in, for added peace of mind


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Our building

Doddington Court has a communal lounge, restaurant, guest suite, hair salon, games room and a landscaped garden. There are lifts to all floors and level access throughout.

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Your apartment

Your new apartment is unfurnished so you can make it your own. It has an open plan lounge and kitchen with oven/white goods, one or two double bedrooms and a level-access shower room.

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Our community

Our weekly social activities and themed events throughout the year offer you a chance to meet new people and join our friendly community. There’s no obligation - you can take part as often as you want.

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Safety and security

The daytime reception, 24-hour care staff on site and secure door entry to the building and your apartment help you to feel safe and secure.

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There is free Wi-Fi in communal areas. Pull cords are fitted in every apartment, and we can provide assistive technology for extra safety and reassurance, which can be purchased at additional cost.

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Rent or leasehold

Apartments are available to rent for one person or two people. You may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent from Cambridgeshire County Council. There are no leasehold apartments available.

Communal facilities

  • Communal lounge with comfy seating and a TV
  • Games room with dartboard and pool table
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Library room
  • Accessible landscaped garden with raised flower beds
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends
  • Accessible bathroom so you can enjoy a bath in safety and comfort
  • Buggy store with charge points for mobility scooters


  • Quiet and peaceful village location, with views over the surrounding countryside.
  • Easy access to local villages, including Chatteris, March and Benwick.
  • Cambridge and Peterborough are both less than 45 minutes away by car.
  • There is a GP surgery and an NHS minor injuries unit in Doddington.
  • Fenland Association for Community Transport (FACT) offers a free, local, door-to-door transport service.

Taste restaurant

Our in-house Taste restaurant is open to residents and members of the public from 9am to 4pm, seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and snacks. If you live nearby, enjoy a meal out in our restaurant with your family and friends.*

We regularly have special menus to celebrate special occasions throughout the year and our Taste restaurant has a food hygiene rating of 5 from the Food Standards Agency.

*Opening hours and menu availability may be subject to change.

A beautifully presented dining table. Covered in a white pressed linen cloth, black mats, dining plates and side plates. Cutlery set for a three course dining experience and wine glasses with napkins.

Care and support

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Am I eligible?

To be eligible to live at Doddington Court, you must:

  • Be aged 60 or over, or have long-term care needs
  • Reside in, or have a family connection to the local area
  • Have your care and support needs assessed and approved by Cambridgeshire County Council

We aim to offer a lively atmosphere and mixed community of people who have a range of care needs.

Doddington Court may not be suitable if you require a substantial amount of regular nursing care.

How do I apply?

  1. Contact us for an application form, or contact Cambridgeshire County Council’s adult social care team.
  2. We’ll arrange for you to visit and meet us.
  3. We’ll help you to complete a housing assessment and affordability form, as you may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent and part of your service charge.
  4. While you’re here, we may assess if you would benefit from care and support services, and our care provider, Radis Community Care, may arrange to visit you at home to discuss your needs. For your care to be funded by Cambridgeshire County Council, you must have had your needs assessed and approved by the adult social care team.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about Doddington Court, or to arrange a no-obligation visit, please contact us using the enquiry form below. Alternatively, you can call 01354 742 957 during office hours.