Address and contact details

Honeysuckle House
Herdsman Road
YO24 2UL

Telephone: 01904 552624

Local amenities

Honeysuckle House is situated in the heart of Dringhouses. It is situated next to a grassed park area with local shops across the road including a post office, pharmacy and local shop.

Acorn Rugby and Sports club is only a short walk away. Close by is York and District indoor bowls club, which is situated on Thanet Road.

Energise Gym is 15 minutes away and you can enjoy a nice leisurely swim or make use of the gym area with the latest equipment. You can book classes from high intensity to Zumba Gold, a dance exercise aimed at the over 50s, which is good fun and enjoyable.

West Thorpe Methodist church is just five minutes away.

The local GP surgery is Woodthorpe and Dringhouses Surgery, on Moorcroft Road.

The scheme is close to direct bus routes to Acomb and to York, with buses running every 10 minutes.

For up-to-date information about local bus routes see the iTravel York website.


There are 27 self-contained flats at Honeysuckle House: 26 with one bedroom, and one with two bedrooms.

There is access to the first floor by lift and stairs (with stair lift on one staircase).

All flats have a telephone point, television socket and electric storage heaters.

All flats are connected to the community alarm system.


The building is fully covered by a fire alarm system with smoke detectors in all corridors. Each flat is fitted with a fire detector.

There is some parking space for tenants, and a delightful garden around the building.

Ground floor

  • Communal lounge – this looks out through the patio doors to the extensive garden
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Well-equipped laundry facilities - this is included in your rent and is available to use throughout the day
  • Hairdressing salon - the salon can be used by individual tenants or we have a hairdresser that comes in to use the salon on an appointment basis
  • Pleasant seating in main foyer
  • Payphone

First floor

  • Well-stocked library
  • TV for tenants to enjoy

A range of social activities take place in the communal lounge area, and we encourage tenants to set up new activities and groups according to your interests. Please contact the Housing Management Officer if you want to find out what is going on at the moment.

Tenant meetings

Tenants' meetings are held regularly every two months so tenants can share ideas and thoughts on how to help make sure Honeysuckle House suits the needs of everyone.