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.

Astbury Village Hall Trip

Friday 1st June 2018 - 3:00pm

We’ll be making our way to Astbury Village Hall for an afternoon tea party with local parishioners, residents, friends and families. All welcome!

Congleton Museum

Friday 15th June 2018 - 2:30pm

Congleton Museum will be going back in time with some fantastic footage of past carnivals to get us in the swing for this year’s Superheroes and Villains themed carnival on the 7th July.

Cheese and wine Evening

Saturday 16th June 2018 - 2:30pm

Join us for our summer cheese and wine event. There will be live entertainment throughout the evening and lots of lovely cheeses to try!

Performance by Elvis!

Friday 22nd June 2018 - Time tbc

Elvis will be in the building, performing a live set for our residents! All welcome!

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 Enjoys Sunny May Bank Holiday

Date posted: 25th May 2018

Residents, relatives and staff enjoyed afternoon tea out in the garden on the sunny May bank holiday weekend, the hottest ever recorded! We enjoyed a topical discussion on VE Day which we celebrated on 8thMay and enjoyed tea and cake whilst playing giant snakes and ladders and other games. We’re already looking forward to the next […]

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NAPA Challenge 2018!

Date posted: 24th April 2018

We kick-started this year’s NAPA Challenge with a trip to Black Firs Primary School for a performance of African songs by pupils followed by a food tasting with the children. The theme of the challenge was ‘A Food Journey around the Commonwealth’, so we followed our exploration of African culture and cuisine with a trip to […]

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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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