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Riverside Heights

Riverside Heights

Riverside Heights in Darwen has 20 one-bedroom and 65 two-bedroom highquality apartments available to rent. You can enjoy your privacy and independence with your own self-contained apartment. These stylish apartments and communal facilities have been designed to a first-class standard.


People DancingRiverside Heights housing with care scheme is open to people aged over 50 who are in the Blackburn with Darwen area and who have an assessed need for care and/or support.

At Riverside Heights, you keep control over your life, with your rights, choices and wishes respected at all times. It is a diverse community able to meet a range of needs and abilities, with personalised care and support tailored to individual requirements.

Your Apartment

Each stylish apartment has a spacious living room, a high-quality kitchen including an oven and hob, a full range of modern units and an accessible ensuite shower room. All apartments are double-glazed and centrally heated. Some ground floor apartments have a patio with upstairs apartments having a balcony.

Your Comfort

With attractive facilities, landscaped gardens, designer furnishings and decor inside, it’s easy to enjoy life at Riverside Heights.

Facilities include:

  • A comfortable cafe
  • An elegant and stylish lounge to relax in
  • A salon offering hairdressing and beauty treatments
  • A warm and comfortable guest suite should your friends or family want to stay
  • A relaxing assisted bathing suit
  • Laundry
  • A relaxing assisted bathing suite
  • Landscaped gardens to enjoy
  • Car park
  • Shop

Your Enjoyment

Lounge FrickleyThere are lots of opportunities to enjoy life at Riverside Heights.

There is always something to do and people to talk to, with good neighbours and community spirit at the heart of our housing with care schemes. Everyone has the chance to enjoy new experiences whatever their abilities. We know it is important to keep a healthy lifestyle and there are regular activities to keep your mind and body active.

We welcome in people from the local community so you can meet family, friends and visitors in the lounge or restaurant and enjoy a hot drink or a tasty meal.

Your Care and Support

To help you continue living independently, the care and support service is tailored to your individual requirements, on a planned basis according to your assessed needs.

In an emergency, staff are available to respond during office hours and help can also be summoned via the alarm service 24/7. If necessary, arrangements can be made for additional help such as an ambulance or an emergency GP.

The team can also provide advice and support with everyday matters, such as paying a bill, arranging a GP or dental appointment, dealing with correspondence and to help you take part in social and recreational activities.

Sometimes, Housing with Care gets confused with residential care. This is not a residential care home. It’s your own home where you keep control over your life, with your rights, choices and wishes respected at all times for as long as your care and support needs can be met.

Your safety

We know the importance of feeling safe and secure, at Riverside Heights we have a range of services to give you that extra peace of mind.

These include:

  • A secure door entry system, so you can choose who visits you
  • 24 hour alarm service, so help is just a call away in an emergency
  • Fire safety measures built into the apartments and throughout the building
  • All areas are wheelchair friendly
  • External CCTV cameras
  • Some parts of Riverside Heights are open to visitors and the wider community. Residential parts of the building have their own door entry system.

How to apply

As a trusted, local landlord, Together Housing provide quality, affordable homes across the North of England. Our friendly, welcoming team can help you find your forever home and provide all the guidance you need along the way.

Riverside Heights is open to those aged over 55.

Riverside Heights Map

Riverside Heights
Shorey Bank Way
Darwen BB3 1DY


To find out more about how to apply, help with applying or to make arrangements to visit the scheme please call our friendly lettings team on 0300 555 5560.

Celebrate life at Riverside Heights