Furbank was built in 1976/7. The estate has 62 properties and contains both flats and terraced houses with large gardens and parking spaces. All homes have central heating, double-glazing and fitted kitchens.
There is a large play area and communal landscaped areas that are well maintained. The estate has ample car parking facilities and communal lighting. There is a local shopping area just five minutes walk from the estate and it has easy access to public transport, a local hospital, several schools, parks and a leisure centre.
Furbank is fully managed by CDS Co-operatives, has assured, assured shorthold, and secure tenancies. Some households have exercised their right to buy and purchased their homes.
A service charge covers the cleaning and grounds maintenance of communal areas. Contractors are on site once a week to maintain the communal areas.