Later Living - Dumfries

Nithsdale Mills

Situated on St Michael Street and close to the popular Dock Park, Nithsdale Mills provides 51 self-contained, one bedroom flats.  Within the development there are 3 communal lounges, of which the ground floor lounge contains a fully fitted kitchen and also has a TV and DVD player for the use of all tenants. There is also a communal laundry and a communal area outside with a garden, benches and a secure area for mobility scooters.  To ensure the safety and security of residents, there are Telecare Units in each flat and also CCTV within the communal areas. A Development Manager is on site Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

A range of activities are encouraged and enjoyed with dominoes and bingo a weekly feature as well as regular coffee mornings.  Let's Get Sporty also attend regularly to provide fun ways to keep fit and active. Larger events such as Burns Night, St Andrews Night and Christmas parties are always well attended and celebrated.

The town centre is only a 10-minute walk away and there is a regular bus service which runs every 20 minutes. There are also 2 supermarkets in close proximity and the ‘Food Train’ service is also utilised for those that require their shopping to be delivered. Local amenities within walking distance include a Post Office, Hairdressers, Chinese takeaway, Indian restaurant, fish and chip shop and a 24-hour garage/shop.

Guest rooms are available for a small cost if friends and family wish to visit, these rooms are complete with en-suite and tea/coffee making facilities.

Meet The Team

Hi, I’m Caroline.

I have worked for Loreburn for almost 5 years and have previous experience in Housing, Shared Ownership and Asset Management.

I am based at Nithsdale Mills in Dumfries which is our largest Later Living Development.

My favourite pastime is walking my 3 dogs in our beautiful countryside and along our scenic coastlines. I also love new technology and the latest gadgets.

Random fact about me: I previously worked for the Fire Service for 16 years answering emergency 999 calls.

Linda Dickie

Hi, I’m Linda.

I have worked for Loreburn for almost 20 years and have previous experience in Housing, Repairs, adaptations and Asset Management.

I am based at Nithsdale Mills in Dumfries which is our largest Later Living Development.

My favourite hobbies include volunteering at the Theatre Royal in Dumfries, reading books and watching movies.

Random fact about me: I have acted in 9 Pantomimes and several plays at the Theatre Royal.