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Independent Living at Brakendon Close

Our Brakendon Close complex comprises of 51 single or double occupancy flats and bungalows, finished to the highest standards. It is designed to provide for persons of pensionable age, who are physically capable of leading an independent life but would enjoy being part of a community and the security provided by our 24-hour Social Alarms Service, supported by our Scheme Managers during normal working hours.  

Brakendon Close provides homes for older people in a caring environment while recognising the individual rights, privacy, dignity and independence of its tenants.

Telephone: 01603 622957

Address: Brakendon Close, Corton Road, Norwich, NR1 3BX

What’s available at Brakendon Close?


We have a variety of activities including everything from prize bingo on Mondays to our ever more competitive Boccia competitions. Example activities over the next few months:

  • Every other Monday Prize Bingo from 2pm
  • Tuesday morning we have our very popular exercise class led by Dorothy, one of our enthusiastic tenants
  • Tuesday afternoons is the ever more raucous team Boccia; you can hear the shouts of joy whenever someone scores 100
  • Wednesday at noon there is the opportunity to join Corton House for a Roast Dinner 
  • Wednesday afternoon is time for Knit and Natter
  • Thursday morning is our popular coffee morning
  • Thursday afternoon the competition hots up with our carpet bowls
  • Regular worship services take place on Wednesdays and Sundays at Corton House and  for those who wish to take part Holy Communion is available at Corton House twice monthly
  • Songs of Praise takes place in the Atrium at Brakendon Close fortnightly.

Get in touch for more information.


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Each property in Brakendon Close has a kitchen for you to cook your own meals.

There is also a shared kitchen within the communal lounge which is used for events and coffee mornings.

Our Entertainment Committee organises regular Fish & Chip Lunches and Bring & Share Buffets.

We can provide details of a range of external meal providers and delivery services upon request.

We are considering including a meals service whereby meals can be delivered from our on site care home Corton House.
Provision of this service will be dependent on levels of interest. If you would like to know more, just  get in touch for more information.


All our Brakendon Close residents can lead as independent and private lives as they fancy. Within Brakendon Close we have a number of different housing options including bungalows and flats. Each property benefits from its own front door, kitchen, living room, bedroom and en-suite bathroom.

The Close itself is set back from the road and provides a quiet and secure environment for all our residents. There is ample parking whether that be for your car, mobility scooter or even your bike. However on their doorstep is the fabulous community of like minded people and support services designed to make living their lives more fulfilling. 


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Please get in touch with us using the contact form or on the details below:

Phone: (01603) 622957


Brakendon Close welcomes people of all faiths and none.

A worship service is held every Wednesday at 10am and alternate Sundays for those who cannot attend their own church.

Please get in touch to find out more.

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Brakendon Close is ideally located close to the city centre of Norwich, convenient for both the train and bus stations and within easy reach of the A47.

Just off Bracondale, City Road is a largely residential street although it has a number of shops and services close at hand.


Find us at:

Brakendon Close, Corton Road, Norwich, NR1 3BX
Telephone: (01603) 622 957


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