Astbury Mere


Newcastle Road, Astbury, Congleton Cheshire CW12 4HP
New resident enquiries 01260 296 779
All other enquiries 01260 296 789

Bordering the historic mill town of Congleton and the delightful village of Astbury in the heart of East Cheshire, Astbury Mere enjoys a truly enviable position. Whilst only a few minutes drive from the centre of town, the home enjoys a leafy setting adjacent to the natural open beauty of Astbury Mere Country Park. Astbury Mere is also less than 20 minutes away from Biddulph, Kidsgrove and Sandbach.

Opened in 2010, Astbury Mere provides 24 hour residential, nursing, dementia and respite care for the elderly in an elegant and spacious home incorporating numerous thoughtful and practical features which ensure Astbury Mere is able to meet the changing needs of its residents.

Our expertly trained and professional staff are dedicated to the care, comfort and dignity of all our residents, with special emphasis given to promoting independence, privacy, respect and wellbeing.

All residents benefit from living in a caring environment with generously appointed private bedrooms with en suite wetrooms, and plentiful communal living areas including sitting rooms, restaurants, a hairdressing salon, a leisure and wellness room and a private dining room for special family occasions.

In keeping with our unique and award winning leisure and wellness philosophy, our residents also benefit from our private and secure landscaped gardens for peaceful relaxation, gardening and if the weather permits, gentle exercising.

All of us at Astbury Mere are confident we are one of the leading care homes in Cheshire. We would be delighted to show you our home, and should you decide to visit us, you will see the difference Astbury Mere makes to the lives of our residents and families.

To arrange a visit, please call our home manager, Emma Harding, our client services manager, Michelle Hinds, or if you prefer, simply send us a message.

CQC Rating Response

“Following the CQC inspection in May, we were delighted to receive overwhelmingly positive comments from residents, their families, and the CQC about the high-quality, warm, attentive and responsive care we provide. This is further supported by 93% of residents saying they would recommend us to a friend, and family members have given us a 9.2 out of 10 rating on the independent comparison website,

“We were therefore very surprised that the overall grade for the home does not accurately reflect this, or the CQC report’s very positive commentary on all aspects of life at the home.

“We pride ourselves on our comprehensive training programme, delivered by a dedicated in-home training manager, and our highly rated care service – as recognised by the CQC – is a testament to the programme’s effectiveness.

“We will continue to put the health and wellbeing of residents at the forefront of everything we do, and look forward to our next CQC report rating us ‘Good’ in all areas, fully reflecting the high-quality care we have always delivered.”

Activities - Join us!

Below are a selection of upcoming and past activities at Astbury Mere. For the full listing, please click here.

Spring Visual Show

Thursday 8th March 2018 - 2:30pm

Joe is back with his greatly loved seasonal film show, taking us on a journey to our favourite local beauty spots. All welcome to join us to watch the show!

St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Saturday 17th March 2018 - From 2:30pm

We will be starting the day with a traditional Irish tea followed by some Irish music to get our toes tapping. In true Irish style, we may even have a tipple or two to celebrate this renowned saint’s day.

Havanna Primary School Visit

Wednesday 28th March 2018 - 11:00am

Our residents will be visiting Havannah Primary School pupils for the third year running to judge the children’s Easter themed arts competition. Our residents are always thrilled to have this opportunity and can’t wait to see what the children have produced.

George Formby Story by John Whalley

Wednesday 28th March 2018 - Time tbc

John will be taking us on a trip down memory lane and will be playing an assortment of ukuleles to accompany us on the journey. Book your place for a fascinating afternoon!

All this is happening as well as our regular groups. Contact us today on 01260 296 789 to find out more about these upcoming events and activities or why not suggest an activity yourself!

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News & Events at Astbury Mere

Welcome to our Winter edition of the Astbury Mere Article

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Astbury Mere’s Royal Invitation!

Date posted: 1st March 2018

Our Leisure & Wellness coordinators, Jenny Clarke and Laura Hancock, were invited to attend an engagement with Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at Congleton Town Hall at the end of January. Thanks to their double triumph at last year’s Congleton in Bloom, Jenny and Laura were invited to meet the royal couple and […]

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Astbury Mere Residents Treated to Warming Winter Performance

Date posted: 23rd January 2018

A local primary school, Black Firs, popped in to sing some winter songs for our residents recently. The pupils were unable to visit us before Christmas so their performance extended our Christmas celebrations and our residents enjoyed hearing them perform to ward off those winter blues!

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Astbury Mere’s Christmas Choral Celebration

Date posted: 3rd January 2018

On the first weekend of December, we held our Christmas Choral Celebration, welcoming residents and visitors to the home to enjoy an evening of merriment. We were pleased to welcome to the home local MPs, Sir Nicholas and Lady Winterton, who did us the honour of switching on our Christmas lights. Those attending also enjoyed […]

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