Northfield Village is a unique development that brings together a range of accommodation, community and care facilities on one site.

Click here to read an introduction to Northfield Village.

To read about Northfield Village’s milestones, as well as the previous events held there, click on the articles below.


02 February 16 A concept designed for the future
 
Now that Northfield Village is fully open, we thought it would be a great opportunity to look at how the scheme has completely regenerated an area of Stafford and has been designed to ...
 
21 October 15 Northfield scoops award!
 
Phase 1 of Northfield Village has won the Joint-Venture Development of the year at Inside Housing’s Top 60 awards; a ceremony held to celebrate and commemorate the hard work carried out in t...
 
08 September 15 Northfield Village shortlisted for award!
 
We’re thrilled to announce that Phase 1 of Northfield Village has been shortlisted for Inside Housing’s Top 60 joint-venture development of the year.  Northfield Village is a unique developme...
 
14 August 15 Northfield Centre fun day on Saturday 22nd August!
 
To celebrate the end of their family summer programme, the Northfield Centre is hosting a community fun day on Saturday 22nd August!The family summer programme is a result of funding from thr...
 
16 June 15 Elmwood career open day - Saturday 27th June
 
If you’re interested in an excellent opportunity for a career in care, we’re looking for you!  Choices has a range of vacancies available at Elmwood, the ShireLiving extra care scheme for the ov...
 
26 May 15 Tea party a terrific success for Limewood residents
 
To mark Dementia Awareness Week, Limewood hosted a Tea Party on Thursday 21st May.Organised by the Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia Awareness Week aims to educate people about dementia and the suppo...
 
13 May 15 New vacancy at Elmwood!
 
Night Support Worker (Elmwood) Choices, one of the leading housing and care organisations in the UK, are looking for Night Support Workers to work at the new ShireLiving Elmwood extra ca...
 
06 May 15 The Northfield Centre is now open!
 
The Northfield Centre, a brand new community hub in the centre of Northfield Village, is now open! The centre is designed to host a range of activities for people of all ages making the most of i...
 
30 April 15 Elmwood is now open!
 
Work has now been completed on our third ShireLiving scheme, Elmwood at Northfield Village, in Stafford and the first residents will move in this week! Elmwood’s 80 modern, self-contained one a...
 
31 March 15 Limewood recently used as a film set!
 
Limewood, Northfield Village's new dementia care home in Stafford, was recently used as a film set! The innovative 1950s street scene was the perfect setting for The National Vintage Awards ...
 
19 February 15 New job vacancy at Northfield: Building Assistant
 
We’re looking for someone with building maintenance experience to provide support to make sure Northfield Village in Stafford runs smoothly and is well maintained!The successful candidate wi...
 
20 January 15 Grand opening for Limewood
 
Last week saw the High Street at Limewood transformed into a 1950s street party. Partnership organisations Choices Housing Association, The Wrekin Housing Trust and Staffordshire County Counc...
 
14 January 15 Stafford Health and Wellbeing GP Surgery nears completion
 
Staff and doctors of Browning Street Surgery recently inspected their new premises at Northfield Village. With the relocation, the name of the surgery will change to Stafford Health and Wellbei...
 
12 January 15 Dementia centre`s use of colours can help support independent living
 
Limewood, Northfield’s dementia centre, has been designed in line with the University of Stirling’s Gold Standard design for people with dementia. The Wrekin Housing Trust's Development Team ha...
 
15 December 14 Site visit at the Northfield Centre!
 
Local partners were recently invited to take a look around the Northfield Centre, to see the potential of this fantastic new community space that will be opening in the Spring.The community hub ...
 
04 December 14 Elmwood is recruiting!
 
Elmwood, Northfield Village’s ShireLiving extra care scheme, is set to open in the spring and will provide independent living apartments to people over the age of 55.   There are now exciti...
 
20 November 14 Limewood on ITV Central!
 
If you were watching the news on ITV Central last night, you may have spotted Limewood!ITV news aired a feature about the dementia centre at Northfield Village, Limewood, which featured intervie...
 
14 November 14 From The Foxwalls to Limewood
 
Since starting work on the design for Northfield Village in 2012, there have been many changes for the people of Stafford, and those requiring and receiving care in the local community. Choices a...
 
05 November 14 Elmwood makes development of the week in Inside Housing!
 
Elmwood, our ShireLiving extra-care development in collaboration with Choices, has been named Development of the Week in Inside Housing!Purpose built for people over 55, Elmwood benefits from a ...
 
14 October 14 Limewood on BBC Radio Stoke!
 
Limewood, the dementia centre at Northfield Village, was featured on the Stuart George and Charlotte Foster breakfast show on BBC Radio Stoke earlier this week!Limewood, a new dementia care home ...
 
03 October 14 A new generation of construction greats!
 
In July 20 Year 7 students from Sir Graham Balfour School visited Northfield Village and took in a tour of the development site. After receiving a full safety briefing the students donned the...
 
25 September 14 More job vacancies available at Northfield Village!
 
Limewood, the dementia-home at Northfield Village, are recruiting!There are a number of positions available - to apply or any of them, call 01782 251 000 or ema...
 
19 September 14 Applications are now open for Elmwood!
 
If you’re over 55 and thinking about moving, applications are now open for Elmwood; ShireLiving’s brand new independent living apartments in Stafford.When Elmwood opens in spring 2015, 80 mode...
 
03 September 14 Limewood Dementia Care Home opens!
 
Limewood, a new dementia care home in Northfield Village, Stafford, opened this week. 22 residents from a nearby council-run home moved in on Tuesday, with others due to join them in the comi...
 
21 August 14 Now recruiting - Community Centres Manager!
 
The Furniture Scheme, who have been awarded the contract to manage the Community Hub at Northfield Village, are looking for a Community Centres Manager! The full time position is an exciting n...
 
15 August 14 Relatives give Limewood the thumbs up!
 
Relatives visiting Limewood earlier this week gave the building the thumbs up.22 residents are transferring from a nearby council-run care home, which will be demolished to provide space f...
 
06 August 14 Trust`s developments to create thousands of new jobs
 
The Wrekin Housing Trust, one of the partners involved in Northfield Village, has been awarded over £20m to go towards providing an additional 730 homes over the next three years, generating ov...
 
15 July 14 Limewood is almost complete!
 
Limewood, a 59 bed dementia care home on Northfield Village, is almost complete! Final touches are being added by contractors, Galliford Try.   Due to open next month, Limewood is part ...
 
03 July 14 Help make a difference to the lives of people with dementia
 
Choices are one of the leading housing and care organisations in the UK, operating a range of care services for adults with disabilities and other vulnerable client groups. Choices' ethos is ...
 
24 June 14 Trust wins Development Team of the Year!
 
Congratulations to The Wrekin Housing Trust's Development team who have won 'Development Team of the Year' at the Housing Heroes awards on Monday! In 2013, the team had a target to provide 350 n...
 
03 June 14 May`s newsletter now available
 
The latest Northfield Village newsletter is now available! Please click here to read the latest edition.For more information about the newsletter, please contact Staffordshire County Council ...
 
23 May 14 Choices discuss the new dementia hub
 
Limewood, a joint project between The Wrekin Housing Trust, Choices, and Staffordshire County Council is set to open later this year, and will provide accommodation, care and support for ...
 
22 May 14 Cabinet Member for Care visits the dementia hub
 
Staffordshire County Councillor Alan White, Cabinet Member for Care, visited Northfield Village recently to see how progress is coming along on the dementia hub. County Councillor White said...
 
21 May 14 The Dementia Hub - the story so far
 
As it's Dementia Awareness Week, we thought we'd take a look at the development of the dementia hub on Northfield Village. Here's Matt Winn and Jean Teichmann from The Wrekin Housing Trust talki...
 
19 May 14 It`s Dementia Awareness Week - don`t bottle it up
 
This week (19th-23rd May) is Dementia Awareness Week, coordinated by the Alzheimer's Society – a membership organisation which works to improve the quality of life for people affected by dement...
 
14 May 14 Innovative development boosts economy
 
Not only is Northfield Village unique in terms of bringing together a range of accommodation, community and care facilities on one site; but it’s also unique in its contributions to the loc...
 
23 April 14 The latest newsletter from Northfield Village
 
 The latest Northfield Village newsletter is now available! Please click here to read the latest edition.For more information about the newsletter, please contact Staffordshire County Council...
 
11 March 14 Elmwood applications open
 
Applications are now being accepted for the Elmwood extra care scheme at Northfield Village. The scheme offers 80 one and two bedroomed apartments for the over 55s.The apartments are hous...
 
06 March 14 Stafford MP visits Northfield Village
 
Jeremy Lefroy, MP for Stafford, paid a visit to Northfield Village recently. It was an opportunity to see what progress is being made at the landmark development. He was shown around the site ...
 
04 March 14 Community Hub contract awarded
 
Staffordshire County Council has announced that the contract to manage the Community Hub has been awarded to The Furniture Scheme; part of The Wrekin Housing Group along with The Wrekin Housi...
 
24 February 14 Altogether better
 
Adult social care and our increasingly ageing population are high on the list of topics being discussed in County Halls across the country. When Staffordshire County Council began planning for i...
 
24 February 14 Going for gold
 
The dementia care home at Northfield Village aims to achieve the highest possible rating from the University of Stirling; their gold standard. The University of Stirling is recognised ...
 
24 February 14 Employment: Just the job
 
Northfield Village will be a real asset to the community but the local economy is benefitting too, particularly in terms of employment. Here’s Jean Teichmann from The Wrekin Housing Trust...
 
24 February 14 Community Hub: Open doors
 
The challenge at Northfield Village was to provide varying levels of care and support without isolating people from the wider community.  Here’s Jean Teichmann from The Wrekin Housing Trust...
 

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Affordable Housing
Affordable general needs housing
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Supported Housing
Saltbank Supported Housing
for people with learning disabilities
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Extra Care
Elmwood Extra care
80 apartments for over 55’s
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Community Hub
café, restaurant, bar, hairdressers,
shops & community rooms
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Dementia Care
Limewood dementia care
A specialised building supporting 59 people
with high levels of dementia as well as
those living in the community and their carers
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Health and Wellbeing Centre
Health centre, GP surgery & pharmacy
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Public Area

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