Welcome to Fernlea

Where YOU get to choose how to live YOUR life


At Fernlea we are committed to providing every resident with high quality care, that is centered around them, inside a warm, safe and secure environment where they feel at home

Living at Fernlea

Our shared living space is flexible enough to enable residents to choose the range and diversity of their social interaction and our lifestyles programme is organised in collaboration with our residents.


We pride ourselves in providing high quality accommodation for all our residents and all our rooms are spacious, have en-suite shower facilities, TV and free internet access and are furnished to a high standard.

Sit, relax and have a coffee in our Bistro Bar
Fernlea - Hazel Grove
Our 40 seat Restaurant
Quiet reading areas are positioned around the home

Contact Us

Fernlea, 20 Torkington Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 4RQ

Tel: 0161 456 8322

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Latest News

Stand up to Cancer Fundraiser

On Saturday 7th April, 2pm-4pm, we will be holding a ‘Bake Off’ fundraiser for Stand Up To Cancer!!! We will be selling cakes and coffee galore!! If you’re in the baking spirit, on the day we will also be having a ‘Wackiest Cake Competition’ which will be judged bake off style If you would like to donate a cake, or join in with our wackiest cake competition, please bring in your cake before 2pm on Saturday... read more

Happy Valentines Day

Fernlea decorated the building with hearts to celebrate Valentines Day. The day came to a wonderful end with an Italian themed... read more

Environmental Health Inspection

Fernlea recently had their unannounced Environmental Health Inspection and we are pleased to say they retained their five star rating. Well done to all of the team at Fernlea. read more

Happy Birthday Alice!

Alice was born on 13/02/1915 in Patricroft, Manchester to proud parents Elizabeth and Charles Wilson, she has an older sister, Muriel, and a younger brother, John. This year Alice is celebrating her 103rd Birthday! She remembers having a lovely childhood despite the experience of major historical events, including 2 world wars. She was only a baby during World War 1, but remembers vividly World War 2 when she lived in Barrow and was signed up for “War work”. In her early twenties she married John Ramsbottom, known as Jack at St Cuthberts Church. Two daughters Judith Helen and Kathryn Gill soon made the family complete. Growing up, Alice thoroughly enjoyed reading in her spare time, which was a rare occasion, as she also had a passion and talent for amateur dramatics alongside a love for ballroom dancing. Alice also had a secret passion for motorbikes and, unbeknown to her parents, often went pillion riding with her friends. She says if she could still get on a motorbike, she would love to have another go. Alice and her family enjoyed holidays as often as possible in different areas, including France, Switzerland, Scotland, Wales and in Alice’s words the posh part of Blackpool (St Annes). Alice and her siblings were all teachers. Alice did teacher training in Ripon, then went on to teach in Ripon, Yorkshire, followed by teaching in Barrow in Furness, then St Georges in Stockport as a primary teacher eventually progressing on to be Head Mistress. St Georges school have arranged to surprise Alice by visiting Fernlea and singing for her on her birthday. A party has been... read more