With specially adapted accommodation for children and young people with all levels of disability, a residential at The Wingate Centre means you can include everyone.

We offer 22-bed residential accommodation all-year-round, so children and young adults and those with all levels of physical and learning disabilities have the opportunity to have a holiday in a unique and safe environment.

We welcome groups to enjoy the holiday of a lifetime from special schools, mainstream schools, disability charities, Social Services and any other groups working with young people and can work with you to tailor your residential visit to meet the individual specific needs of your group. For full details on everything the Centre has to offer Click Here to view our brochure.

The Centre has a variety of indoor and outdoor activities available to all residents including sports, craft, music and we are in a fantastic location in rural Cheshire with some great attractions nearby.


Our residential accommodation is arranged on two floors, each one can be self-contained with its own:

  • bedrooms
  • bathrooms
  • lounge
  • kitchenette
  • bathing and toilet facilities.


We ensure that each group, however small, is given its own floor, we do not mix groups together (for your security and care needs). Throughout the Centre we also have a large range of disability equipment to make your stay as comfortable as possible including:

  • Arjo Minstrel
  • Maxi Move hoists
  • Seahorse toilet and shower chairs
  • Support rails to all hygiene facilities
  • Assorted seating including bean bags and squashy chairs
  • bedsides, stair gates for room doors, most beds are low level to comply with best practice for people with epilepsy, all beds have pressure relief mattresses.

Ground Floor

The ground floor facilities are particularly suitable for groups with physical disabilities. A ground floor plan can be downloaded here.

rise and fall bath too

It is a self contained unit with 18 beds in 9 twin rooms. Several rooms have wider doors for users of larger wheelchairs. Two rooms have electric beds with fully padded sides.

Rooms 1 and 2 form a secure suite ideal for the close supervision of children in need of constant care.



Other facilities on this floor include:

  • Sluice room with washing bed and Arjo ceiling tracking, changing bed.
  • Bathroom with rise and fall bath and Arjo ceiling tracking
  • Cos-i-mat automatic toilet system
  • Large easily accessible toilets and showers.
  • Lounge with large screen TV/DVD and games
  • Kitchenette with kettle, fridge, microwave, toaster to make drinks and snacks
  • Utility room with washer, dryer

First floor

Bathroom 1


There are 13 rooms in twins and triples for up to 27 people. Download a first floor plan.

Rooms 22 and 23 form a secure suite, ideal for the close supervision of children who may need extra care.





Facilities on this floor include:

  • Sluice room with washing bed and Arjo Minstrel hoist
  • Wide range of toilets, showers and bathrooms. Facilities are individual not communal.
  • All taps are fitted with temperature regulators. Showers comply with care standards.
  • Lounge with large screen TV/DVD and games
  • Kitchenette with kettle, fridge, microwave, toaster to make drinks and snacks.
  • Washer and tumble dryer.
  • Two wheelchair accessible lifts, one at each end of the corridor.

All our facilities and equipment have been chosen following the recommendations of a Chartered Occupational Therapist and we comply with the Care Standards for Children’s Homes.

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For more information please contact us.