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Whitley Court

Hayes Road, Paignton, Devon TQ4 5XW
Modern four storey retirement living complex built on a corner plot of land. The corner has been curved to create beautiful balconies for the properties. Traditional red brick as well as white render have been used on the protruding elements of the property.


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With easy access to Paignton town centre and local amenities, Whitley Court provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s or people with long-term care needs.

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

  • One double, or one double and one single bedroom apartment, with open-plan lounge and kitchen
  • Communal amenities and facilities
  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day and assistive technology built-in


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Our building

Whitley Court has a communal lounge, guest suite, salon, 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 or two people. You may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent from Torbay Council. Leasehold apartments may also be available for private purchase from a current owner.

Communal facilities

  • Two communal lounges with comfy seating, one with a pool table and the other with a TV
  • Accessible landscaped gardens with seating areas
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Accessible bathroom so you can enjoy a bath in safety and comfort
  • Buggy store with charge points for mobility scooters
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends


  • Paignton town centre is only a short bus ride away, and Paignton Zoo is a short walk away.
  • There are several GP surgeries less than a mile away.
  • There is a railway and a bus station in Paignton.
  • Torbay Hospital is only 14 minutes away, and all emergency services are close.
  • A regular local bus service and local taxis make journeys easy.

Taste restaurant

Our Taste restaurant is open to residents and members of the public from 8.30am – 2.45pm 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.

Restaurant dining area at Whitley Court

Care and support

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Am I eligible?

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

  • Be aged 55 or over, or have long-term care needs
  • Reside in the local area
  • Have your care and support needs assessed and approved by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

To be eligible for a leasehold property, you must be aged 55 or over, and reside in, or have a family connection to, the local area.

You will also need to show your passport or other form of identification, to prove you are eligible to rent in the UK. We aim to offer a lively atmosphere and mixed community of people who have a range of care needs. Whitley 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 Torbay Council’s adult social care team.
  2. We’ll arrange for you to visit and meet us.
  3. Once your application has been approved by Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, we may assess if you would benefit from care and support services, and our care provider, Agincare, may arrange to visit you at home to discuss your needs. For your care to be funded by Torbay 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 Whitley Court, or to arrange a no-obligation visit, please contact us using the enquiry form below. Alternatively, you can call 01803 698 870 during office hours.

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