The local area Pocklington Rise is situated in Plympton, on the outskirts of Plymouth. There is a regular bus service into Plymouth where there is a large range of shops and attractions. Plympton is also well served with an excellent range of facilities including local shops, doctors and dentists.
Further information on services and facilities in the local area is available from:
- Plymouth City Council
Plymouth City Council’s website provides a range of information on the local area, including social care and health, community and living, transport, leisure, and events information.
Please note, the above link is provided to help you find out more about the local area in which Thomas Pocklington Trust’s services are based. Pocklington takes no responsibility for the content, accuracy or accessibility of external websites.
Charges at Pocklington Rise
Charges at Pocklington Rise are made up of rent, support charge and charges for heating, hot water and sewerage. The support charge will depend on your needs assessment. All other charges are fixed from 1 April each year.
You will only be eligible for housing with us if you also need some support. You may be eligible for benefits for rent and support charges. Staff will help you apply for these benefits when you are offered a flat.
All payments must be made monthly by standing order.
For further information on current charges, please contact the centre direct.
Becoming a resident
Applying to live at Pocklington Rise is easy. You can do this in a number of ways:
Our staff will post you an application pack or will arrange a time to complete a form with you on the phone. Apply by email to Pocklington Rise
- Apply by telephone on 01752 502400
Our staff will email you an application form for you to complete and return by post direct to Pocklington Court.
Email your completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org and our staff will contact you to arrange a time for a more detailed conversation.
Once we have made initial contact, staff will arrange to meet you to assess your needs. If your needs can be met by Pocklington Rise, you will be offered a flat (or a place on the waiting list if none are available). Our eligibility criteria are available on request.
The amount of support you need will be worked out with you when we offer you a flat. We know that many people need more support when they first move, so we will normally agree your support for six weeks and then review this with you. The amount you pay will depend on your support needs assessment.
If you would like to read about the experiences of existing tenants at other Pocklington centres, please see our case studies.
You don't have to be one of our residents to enjoy the food at our welcoming restaurant. If you live nearby and don't fancy cooking, you can join us for lunch any Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday in our 80 seat restaurant. Prices range from £8.50 for two courses to £10.00 for three courses, not including drinks, with group prices available by negotiation. Lunch is from 12 noon to 2.00pm, with the last sitting at 1.15pm.
Service is by reservation only - please ring us on 01752 502400 (Monday-Friday 9.30-4.30). Please be aware there may be guide dogs in the restaurant. Assistance dogs are always welcome.
Tomato and basil soup
Grilled plaice and lemon sauce or chicken pie
Boiled and mashed potatoes, garden peas, creamed swede
Sultana suet pudding
We look forward to welcoming you to Pocklington Rise.