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Greenwich Gardens

Greenwich Drive North, Mackworth DE22 4BH
Located on a quiet corner plot the bold retirement living community façade consists of red, stone and grey brick and blue panelling on the larger exterior windows. Parking is located around the perimeter of the building.


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Conveniently located, with easy access to Derby City Centre, Markeaton Park and local amenities, Greenwich Gardens provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s.

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

  • 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

Greenwich Gardens has a communal lounge, restaurant, guest suite, hair salon, games room, library, cinema room, fitness 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 Derby City Council. Leasehold apartments may also be available for private purchase from a current owner.

Communal facilities

  • Bright and airy communal lounges with comfy seating and a TV
  • Games room with pool table, darts board, cards and board games
  • Accessible landscaped gardens with large patio, seated arbours and pergolas
  • Hairdressing and beauty salon
  • Library, cinema room with Sky TV and a shop for everyday essentials
  • Fitness room
  • Buggy store with charge points for mobility scooters
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends


  • Close to village life – Mackworth village is a five minute walk or mobility scooter ride away.
  • Derby city centre is only 10 minutes by car or taxi, or 15-20 minutes by bus.
  • GP surgery within a five minute walk.
  • Railway and bus station in Derby.
  • Royal Derby Hospital is only 10 minutes away and all emergency services are close.
  • Large supermarkets within a 10 minute drive, some of which offer delivery.
  • Dial-a-Ride and low cost local taxis make journeys easy.

Taste restaurant

Our Taste restaurant is open to residents and members of the public from 9am – 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.

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Care and support

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Am I eligible?

To be eligible to live at Greenwich Gardens, you must:

  • Be aged 55 or over, or have long-term care needs
  • Reside in, or have a family connection to, the local area
  • Meet Derby City Council’s housing criteria

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

You do not need to have any immediate care or support needs when you apply, but our kind and caring staff can support you if anything changes.

Greenwich Gardens 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 Derby City 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, the onsite care provider may assess if you would benefit from their care and support services and arrange to visit you at home to discuss your needs. For your care to be funded by Derby City 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 Greenwich Gardens, or to arrange a no-obligation visit, please contact us using the enquiry form below. Alternatively, you can call 01332 371 114​​​​​​​ during office hours.

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