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, an activities 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 either call our home manager, Emma Harding, 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.

Black Firs Primary School Visit

Friday 6th October 2017 - Time tbc

We will have a delightful morning watching the children in their Harvest Assembly.

Luke Gessner

Friday 20th October 2017 - 2:30pm

Male vocalist, Luke Gessner, will joining us to sing a collection of well-known show tunes. All welcome!

Body Shop Pamper Event

Saturday 21st October 2017 - 2:30pm

Come along and try out some of the finest products from The Body Shop – it’s a chance to get a head start on your Christmas shopping! Discounted items will be available to purchase. Hand & arm massages will also be available and light refreshments will be served.

Pumpkin in Bloom

Friday 27th October 2017 - 2:30pm

Jan will be back, putting her creative flair to good use as she helps us with our Pumpkin in Bloom competition. There will be a prize for the best dressed pumpkin!

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

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Astbury Mere Win Porthaven Garden Challenge 2017!

Date posted: 28th September 2017

Astbury Mere, winners of the Porthaven Garden Challenge for the last two years, maintained their winning streak when they were named as the winner of the 2017 competition! Led by Jenny and Laura in Leisure & Wellness with committed volunteering from residents, relatives and staff, the effort put into transforming the garden was spectacular. The […]

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Animal therapy at Astbury Mere

Date posted: 24th August 2017

Astbury Mere residents were pleased to welcome visitors of a different kind recently when Lollipop Pony Parties came in for the afternoon with 2 of their miniature Shetland ponies. The home’s residents were thrilled to be able to groom and learn about the ponies and fed them biscuits during their visit. Pet therapy has been […]

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Wimbledon High Tea is served!

Date posted: 19th July 2017

In honour of the recent Wimbledon tennis championship, we hosted a themed high tea to get our residents into the spirit of things! Our Head Chef, Andy, and his team produced a brilliant spread for our residents to enjoy, sampling treats such as homemade scones with strawberries and cream, shortbreads in the shape of tennis […]

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