The Gables Care Home is situated in the market town of Chatteris; 24 miles from Cambridge, 20 miles from Peterborough and 12 miles from Huntingdon.

The Gables provides residential care for up to 49 elderly residents. In our most recent CQC report, we were rated good and we have once again been ranked in the Top 20 care homes in the East of England by This award is based on reviews from our residents and their loved ones. Our care home has its own private garden with modern patios as well as large lounges, a dining room, and quiet areas. The Home also has a dedicated hairdressing salon and a lift to the first floor.

Whilst not able to accept residents who suffer from dementia, we are able to support residents with memory loss or those whose conditions worsen over time.

We are very proud of what we do and are always keen to show visitors around. No appointment is necessary so please feel free to drop in for a guided tour, coffee, and cake!

Chatteris boasts a library, local history museum, and popular weekly market. It has all the amenities of a larger town including a post office, supermarket, newsagents, public houses, bakeries and a number of other general stores. The Doctor’s surgery, churches, and local parks are all within a short walk from the Home.

We look forward to meeting you…


This bedroom is situated within Southwell Court in Cambridgeshire, and aims to show the high quality accommodation we offer across the group. Size of room may vary across different homes, but all of our rooms include all the attributes mentioned within the virtual tour. Outside and communal galleries feature our residential facilities throughout East Anglia. This is an example of a standard bedroom within the Black Swan Care Group.

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Registered for 49 residents


For residents aged from 65

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Julie Tyler


1 East Park Street
PE16 6LA


01354 693 858


01354 693 858


The rooms are very clean and comfortable with en-suite facility. There is always a good and varied menu for meals each day. The staff are kind, caring and very friendly and often go out of their way to make sure everyone is happy and has everything.

Patricia T

The Gables
1 East Park Street, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, PE16 6LA



Dining is a hugely important factor in many lives, it is more than simply sustenance. Culturally, both food and dining are at the core of our most joyous experiences in life; weddings, festivals, birthdays and holidays to name just a few.

We encourage our residents to invite their loved ones into the home for lunch, dinner and even breakfast so that meal times offer the same opportunities for socialising as they would’ve done throughout each individual’s life.

What is unique about the dining experience we offer here is ‘choice’, which extends beyond simply WHAT you wish to eat, it includes WHERE, WHEN and WHO WITH. Not only do our residents have a superb choice of meals each day but they have the freedom to eat them wherever they like, whenever they like, and with whomever they choose.

We often incorporate food into our activities, providing buffets at parties and BBQs during summer garden parties. We have even hosted ‘Come dine with me’ style evenings in which favourite meals are pitted against one another, diners then voting for their favourite.

Our catering staff are highly skilled and in addition to their knowledge within hospitality they are subject to our programme of care related training, this gives them a broad understanding of the often complex needs of our residents. Our dining team cater for a diverse range of dietary requirements and have experience in tailoring menus to suit every individual’s specific needs.



Regular activities include flower arranging, art and craft sessions, quiz nights and tea parties. As well as fun events in the home, entertainers often come and visit us too. We have recently been visited by the Salvation Army, musicians and local drama students.

As you would expect, special holidays are incorporated into our activity calendar and birthdays are always celebrated with a party and a big slice of cake!

We invite our residents to join in with choosing and planning activities and encourage those moving in with us to continue with their current hobbies and interests.