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.

Afternoon Tea at the Village Hall

Friday 4th August 2017 - 3:00-4:30pm

Residents can enjoy a trip out into the community to get together and enjoy great conversation and delicious refreshments at our local Village Hall. This is a monthly event being held on the first Friday of each month.

Musical Moments

TUESDAY 8TH & 22ND AUGUST - 2:30pm

Come along and take part in this musical therapy session in the Drawing Room, using all different types of gentle exercises to get those limbs moving.

Summer BBQ Garden Party

Saturday 26th August 2017 - From 5:00pm

Come and join us as we hold our Summer BBQ Garden Party. Call 01260 296789 to reserve your place at what is sure to be a fantastic event.

Mary Sunley Narrow Boat Trip

Wednesday 30th August 2017 - Time tbc

A day full of adventure, we will be heading down the Cheshire canal on the Mary Sunley Narrow Boat whilst taking in the beautiful sights. This wonderful day will be rounded off with a delicious supper of fish & chips on board and afternoon tea. Book your place on board today as spaces are limited!

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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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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Head Chef climbs Snowdon for Alzheimer’s Society!

Date posted: 4th July 2017

On 23rd June, our Head Chef, Andy, took part in a tremendous midnight climb up Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society. Joined by over 250 others, he braved wet and foggy conditions to reach the top which stands at 1085m high. With donations still coming in, Andy has […]

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Poetry in Motion

Date posted: 10th April 2017

Astbury Mere was recently asked to take part in the National Memory Day Creative Writing Competition, a flagship event of Dementia Awareness Week 2017. We were tasked with creating a poem with the help of a local poet and we were delighted to be able to enlist the help of John Lindley, Cheshire Poet Laureate. […]

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