Hartfields, Hartlepool

A retirement village for people aged 60 plus who want to live in their own home within a socially inclusive community

About the community

Hartfields is a vibrant and active community of over 300 people. It has been designed to promote independence and choice. It is suitable for people who require care and support as well as those who wish to plan ahead for the future.

Where is it?

Hartfields is situated in Bishop Cuthbert, a popular residential area on the outskirts of Hartlepool.  


Properties at Hartfields are spacious and modern, with a high-quality finish. All properties are built to a standard called Lifetime Homes, which means that they are fully wheelchair accessible and can easily accommodate aids and adaptations. Each home is fitted with an emergency call system.

  • apartments – with a choice of one or two bedrooms; all apartments are en-suite.
  • cottages – with two bedrooms. Each has a private garden and ground-floor en-suite master bedroom.

Communal facilities

Hartfields has an impressive range of communal facilities including:

  • restaurant with licensed bar
  • coffee shop
  • gym and spa pool
  • hair salon
  • convenience store
  • activity rooms
  • library.

Wi-Fi access is available in some communal areas.

Activities and events take place on a regular basis.

Care and support

Care and support is available 24 hours, seven days a week, as part of a personal care plan, or as required. A dedicated care and support team offers a comprehensive range of services, including:

  • home help, assistance with cleaning, food preparation shopping and medication prompts
  • personal care, support with dressing, bathing and eating
  • diet and nutrition advice
  • exercise programmes and social participation.

Hartfields is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to provide personal care and as such is subject to regulatory inspections. Details of the most recent inspection reports can be found by clicking on the CQC website link on this page.

Our services are relationship-centred, which means they focus on the importance of positive relationships between older people, relatives and staff. We take time to find out what is important to each individual, so that we can provide them with services that best meet their needs.

Can I visit?

Yes, visitors are very welcome. It is advisable to telephone beforehand so that we can ensure that a member of staff is available to give you a tour and answer any questions you might have.

To arrange a visit, call 01429 855070 or email hartfields@jrht.org.uk

Request an information pack

To request an information pack, and for information on vacancies and charges, call 01429 855070 or email hartfields@jrht.org.uk  

Other information

Address: Hartfields Retirement Village, Bishop Cuthbert, Hartlepool, TS26 0US. Telephone 01429 855070.

General Manager: Kate Thompson

Registered Manager (for care): Lynne Lee

Hartfields Domiciliary Care Agency - CQC inspection