Danes Dyke, Scarborough

Danes Dyke is a Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust sheltered housing community near Scarborough consisting of 42 flats set in attractive communal gardens.


Danes Dyke is off Scalby Road Newby (Y12 6UG). It is on a main bus route to Scarborough town centre which is approximately two miles away. The scheme is within easy reach of local shops and facilities including Proudfoots supermarket, a library, bank and doctors surgery. 


Danes Dyke offers 42 self-contained flats in a two storey building around a courtyard. Stairs to the first floor are wide enough to take a stair lift if required and all the flats are designed to enable residents to live independently in a safe, inclusive environment. Properties benefit from gas warm air central heating and double glazing. The scheme is supported by a government grant of 30% which enables purchasers to acquire 70% interest in the value of the property on a 60 year leasehold for the elderly scheme.

Communal facilities and services

Danes Dyke is set in attractive communal gardens and there is non-allocated parking around the development. The scheme has a community room and the flats are linked to the central warden care services run by Scarborough Borough Council 24 hours a day. An active residents group meets monthly in the Danes Dyke Community Centre and the group organises social events and activities for residents that include fortnightly bingo sessions and fundraising coffee mornings.

Find out more

To find out more about living in Danes Dyke, read our resources for residents, contact us or view our homes.