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Almshouse Vacancies by County

John Howard Nurses Home
Brighton

Accommodation
Self contained studio cottages, designed for independent living, in private grounds. There is a guest flat available for residents visitors, laundry room and communal lounge.

Criteria
The qualifications needed for residence gives priority for retired persons and their former nurses (or those who have worked in the caring profession) who are no longer in paid employment.

Contact Details
Graves Son and Pilcher on 01273 321123 and ask for Pauline Reed

Whiteley Homes Trust
Walton on Thames

Accommodation
A vibrant community in a village setting with various properties including 1 & 2 bedroom cottages and Extra Care apartments. Care and support staff on site to assist with all aspects of daily living

Criteria
No geographical or work related criteria. Applicants must be over state retirement age, of limited means, and currently residing in the UK

Contact Details
01932 842360

Website
www.whiteleyvillage.org.uk

Peterborough Almshouse Trust
Peterborough

Accommodation
Ground Floor Flat
Kitchen, lounge, single bedroom, bathroom

Criteria
Must be over 60 years of age
Be able to live independently
You should have lived in Peterborough for the past 5 years or have family who have lived here for the past 10 years
You should be in need, hardship or distress

Peterborough Almshouse Trust
Stephenson Court
Managerís Office
Granby Street
Peterborough
PE1 5DW

Contact Details
Helen Buxton Tel No: 01733 561065 Email: helen.buxton@peterboroughalmshousetrust.org.uk

Pathways Trust
West, North, South East London and also a number of properties in Gillingham, Kent

Accommodation
Our properties are mainly one bedroom but we do have some studio properties.
Our waiting lists for all properties are now open.

Criteria
You must be able to live independently.
You would also need to satisfy the geographical and age criteria relating to the scheme/area you are interested in.
Please refer to our Website www.YourPathways.org.uk where you can find a full description of each of our schemes.
Alternatively, you can call our offices on 0300 123 2203 and ask to speak to one of our Housing Officers for further information.Ē

Contact Details
Jo Giddings, Housing Officer, Pathways, First Floor, St James House, 105-113 The Broadway, London W13 9BE Tel : 0300 123 2203

Website
www.yourpathways.org.uk

Barlow & Ellyett Homes
Southampton

Accommodation
Unfurnished one bedroom flat for independent living in quiet secure location, resident warden, laundry room, communal room, secluded garden

Criteria
For single ladies over 55 years, non smokers, no pets

Contact Details
For more information and application form telephone Amanda Broadgate 0754 559 3847

Sir William Turner's Hospital
Kirkleatham, Redcar

Accommodation
Large 1st floor unfurnished apartment with private entrance, stair lift, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and living room. Lovely views to the courtyard and communal gardens. Situated within a Grade I listed building in the picturesque village of Kirkleatham. Communal gardens, laundry, common room, Chapel and grounds. Warden Service provided.

Criteria
Must be over 60 years of age and able to live independently. Singles and couples considered, but must have an identifiable need which may be financial, medical or social. All applicants individually assessed.
No pets allowed.

Contact Details
The Clerk, Sir William Turnerís Hospital,1 Sir William Turnerís Court, Kirkleatham,Redcar. TS10 4QT Tel: 01642 482828 Email: swth.kirkleatham@btinternet.com

Pathways Housing - 8 Greenlaw Street
Woolwich

Accommodation
8 Greenlaw Street Woolwich Parochial
London SE18 5AW
1 bed 1st floor flat

Criteria
Must be aged 60 or over and have lived in Woolwich for a minimum of 5 years

Contact Details
Telephone number 0208 579 7411

Website
www.yourpathways.org.uk

Thornerís Homes
Southampton

Accommodation
Unfurnished one bedroom flats for single occupancy and independent living in secure, central location. Resident Scheme Manager, communal gardens, laundry room, lounge, guest room available for visitors.

Criteria
Widows or single ladies aged 55 years and over with limited financial means.
The Trustee Board will then take into account the applicantís financial circumstances and their housing and social needs.
References and GP medical report may be obtained.

Contact Details
Telephone: 023 80636773 Email : enquiries@thorners.org.uk

Website
www.thorners.org.uk

Hillier Almshouses
Guildford

Accommodation
Self-contained ground floor studios. Full time warden (Mon Ė Fri)/emergency out of hours alarm. Walking distance to station and town centre.

Criteria
Ladies only 60+

Contact Details
Val Richards - 01483 533317

The John Moreton Homes
Cottenham

Accommodation
A one-bedroom house is available at a modest rent with the use of a large communal garden. Recently refurbished, it comprises sitting room/dining room,
bathroom, kitchen with cooker & hob and an upstairs bedroom with en suite toilet and basin

Criteria
Applications will be considered from persons aged over 60 on low income who live in the Parish or from an aged relative of a parishioner who would like to move into the Parish to be near their family.
Residents are expected to be independent and able to look after themselves, although a mobile warden scheme is available.

Contact Details
Please call 01954 250387 for an application form.

Website
www.cottenhamcharities.co.uk

Barton and Royle Homes
Turvey - Bedfordshire

Accommodation
Barton and Royle Homes is situated on the outskirts of the village of Turvey in Bedfordshire. The accommodation is a self-contained one bedroom bungalow designed for independent living and suitable for older single people or couples. The complex has 26 bungalows, a Community Hall and a Guest Bungalow for friends and relatives. Warden assistance is provided and an emergency call system

Criteria
Older people capable of independent living and who were born in, or who are resident in, or in some way associated with the Borough of Bedford or the Parish of Turvey.

Contact Details
Lyn Davis, Clerk to the Trustees, Tel No : 01234 751460 email : lynmdavis@btinternet.com

Donnington Hospital Trust
Newbury - Berkshire

Accommodation
2 x 1 bedroom self-contained unfurnished single-storey apartments adjacent to other almshouse dwellings. Warden supported and near Newbury town centre

1 x 2 bedroom self-contained unfurnished bungalow adjacent to other almshouse dwellings in village location. Warden supported and near other amenities

Criteria
Applicants must be aged over 60 years of age, able to live independently and living in Berkshire or Oxfordshire.

Contact Details
Contact the Office Manager on 01635 551530 or by email to amanda@donningtonhospital.com to apply for an application form or for further information.

The Almshouse Charities, Boyne Hill
Maidenhead - Berkshire

Accommodation
Vacancy in Grade 2 listed building arising early June 2017. First-floor, bed-sitting room with own kitchen and bathroom.

Criteria
Only local ladies aged over 60 should apply.

Contact Details
Telephone the clerk 01628 634012 and leave message on the answerphone if necessary

Winkfield Parochial Charities
Winkfield - Berkshire

Accommodation
One bedroom upper floor flat with kitchen, living room and bathroom.
Recently refurbished, including low-level shower.
Access via shared staircase, so unsuitable for person with limited mobility.
Communal gardens.
Small community with seven other residents in countryside location.
Sorry, no pets.

Criteria
Single women in need, approaching retirement age or older, with limited financial means.
Residing in or connections with the Parish of Winkfield.
Capable of independent living as there is no warden.

Contact Details
Contact the Clerk to the Trustees (Mr Richard Wyatt) on 07522 306988 or by e-mail : winkfieldparochialcharities@outlook.com in the first place, to establish eligibility.

Charlotte Beaty Almshouse
Newport Pagnell - Buckinghamshire

Accommodation
1 Bedroomed self-contained flat with separate bedroom, kitchen/ living room and some communal outdoor space in a grade 11 listed property. Some parking available if you are a car owner / driver. There is no warden on site but a 24-hour alarm system is fitted in the property.

Criteria
Individuals aged 55+ who are inhabitants of the parish of Newport Pagnell preference will be given to members of the United Reform Church in Newport Pagnell.

Contact Details
Catherine Crook-01234 334600

William Holmes Almshouses
Ripley - Derbyshire

Accommodation
1 bedroomed bungalow

Criteria
Applicants must be over 60 & be a resident of Ripley

Contact Details
Gerry Fryer, Clerk, 01332 514981 or 0774 717 3774

St John's Winchester Charity
Winchester - Hampshire

Accommodation
One bedroom unfurnished ground and first floor flats, suitable for single person or couple, separate sitting room, kitchen, shower room. All flats situated in town centre.
Communal gardens, laundry rooms, community room for social events. 24 hour warden. Guest flat available for visitors.
No parking or pets.

Criteria
1. Be over the age of retirement.
2. Able to live independently.
3. Close associations with Winchester and/or surrounding area.
4. Limited financial means.

The Trustee Board will then take into account the applicantís financial circumstances and their housing and social needs.
References and GP medical report will be obtained.

Contact Details
Email: office@stjohnswinchester.co.uk Download application from website: www.stjohnswinchester.co.uk or telephone 01962-854226

Website
www.stjohnswinchester.co.uk

The Hospital of St Cross & Almshouse of Noble Poverty
Winchester - Hampshire

Accommodation
The Hospital, with a Christian Foundation, is situated a mile south of Winchester. Each resident lives independently in a one bedroom unfurnished ground or first floor flat. Set in Grade I listed buildings with communal gardens, laundry, common room and Chapel. A Warden Service is provided. No pets allowed.

Criteria
Applicants must be single men over state retirement age and able to live independently. Must have an identifiable need such as financial, social or spiritual.

Contact Details
Clerk to the Trustees, The Hospital of St Cross, St Cross Road, Winchester, SO23 9SD Tel : 01962 878218 or email office@hospitalofstcross.co.uk

Website
www.hospitalofstcross.co.uk

Sevenoaks Almshouse Charity
Sevenoaks TN13 1HS - Kent

Accommodation
Spacious one bed flats within grade 2* ragstone buildings.
Lounge /diner, large bedroom, bathroom, kitchen. Community room and laundry. Pretty gardens.
Conveniently located 5 minute walk from Sevenoaks town.

Criteria
Over 60
Living or lived locally
Limited financial means
Must be able to look after yourself

Contact Details
Clerk to the Trustees, c/o Sevenoaks School, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HU

Website
www.sevenoaksalmshouses.org

Sevenoaks Almshouse Charity
Sevenoaks Weald TN14 6PB - Kent

Accommodation
One bed cottages.
Lounge/diner, bedroom, kitchen, bathroom. Small gardens
Beautiful rural village setting 2 miles from Sevenoaks.

Criteria
Over 60
Living or lived locally
Limited financial means
Must be able to look after yourself

Contact Details
Clerk to the Trustees, c/o Sevenoaks School, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1HU

Website
www.sevenoaksalmshouses.org

Hospital of Sir John Hawkins
Chatham - Kent

Accommodation
A ground-floor one bedroom flat with its own separate kitchen and shower room/WC

Criteria
A needy or disabled person (able to care for self) who has served in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, the WRNS, Queen Alexandra's RN Nursing Service, the Army, the RAF, or who has served and been mobilised for active service in any of the Reserve Forces, or the RFA or the Merchant Navy, or who has been employed in the construction, maintenance, repair and re-fitting of ships in the Royal Dockyards.

Contact Details
Susan Fairlamb, Clerk Administrator, hawkinshospital@yahoo.co.uk 07771 530951

Website
www.hawkinshospital.org

Pathways Housing - 4 Greenlaw Streeet
Woolwich - London

Accommodation
4 Greenlaw Street Woolwich Parochial
London SE18 5AW
1 bed ground floor flat

Criteria
Must be aged 60 or over and have lived in Woolwich for a minimum of 5 years

Contact Details
Telephone number 0208 579 7411

Website
www.yourpathways.org.uk

Skinners' Almshouse Charity
Heston, Hounslow - London

Accommodation
One-bedroom unfurnished ground and first floor flats in small friendly scheme. Suitable for single person or couple, separate living room, fitted kitchen, bathroom. Courtyard and attractive gardens, laundry room and common room for social activities and meetings. Resident Warden, Assistant Warden and emergency call system in each flat. Guest flat available for visitors.

Criteria
1. 60+
2. Able to live independently.
3. In need of sheltered accommodation.
4. Limited financial means.

Contact Details
Martin Webber, Almshouse Administrator 020 7213 0572 Tues-Thurs, martin.webber@skinners.org.uk

Website
www.theskinnerscompany.org.uk (click on Skinnersí Homes).

Pathways
Haringey - London

Accommodation
1 Bed ground floor Bungalow

Criteria
Must have lived in Haringey for a year prior to application. Must be 60 plus at the time of application

Contact Details
Pathways:-telephone 02085797411 or website details are www.yourpathways.org.uk

High Ercall Hospital
Near Shrewsbury - Shropshire

Accommodation
One bedroom centrally heated cottage

Criteria
Applications are invited for occupation of an almshouse by local people who have a housing need.

Contact Details
For application form contact Doolittle & Dalley Telephone 01746 763336

Taunton Heritage Trust
Taunton - Somerset

Accommodation
Four one-bedroomed flats in Taunton town centre locations, ground and first floor. All fully refurbished with shower rooms and heating. Warden assistance and communal laundry facilities included.

Criteria
Must be 60 years of age or over. Applicants in financial need, usually in receipt of or eligible for housing benefit. Should have some connection with Taunton, Somerset

Contact Details
Telephone 01823 335348 Email: tauntonheritagetrust@btconnect.com

Website
www.tauntonheritagetrust.org.uk

Partis College Almshouses
Bath - Somerset

Accommodation
One bedroom unfurnished, self-contained, substantially refurbished houses with small gardens. Grade 1 listed so accommodation is not suitable for those with limited mobility

Criteria
For older women living on a low income and in need of a safe and affordable home. Partis is a welcoming Christian community and is open to all (no geographical limitation.)

Contact Details
Mrs Debra Cox, Administration Officer 01225 421532, admin@partiscollege.org.uk

Website
www.partiscollege.com

Victoria Almshouses
Reigate & Redhill - Surrey

Accommodation
Semi detached bungalows with living room, bedroom, kitchen and shower room. Also a flat comprising living room with kitchen area, bedroom and shower room. All properties are centrally heated with double glazing and have been insulated to current standards. The Almshouses are set in their own grounds and the bungalows benefit from small gardens. Bus routes pass close to the properties. A warden is based on site at Reigate.

Criteria
Residents will be considered who meet the following criteria:

1. Aged 55 or over when first admitted.

2. Have an acute housing need.

3. Have a close connection to the borough through the length of time that they or close relatives have lived in the borough.

4. Whilst most residents will be retired the Governors recognize that some residents may wish to continue in part time employment.

5. Capable of independent living and who would benefit from the support of the Almshouse community.

Contact Details
The Clerk to the Governors, Peter Turner. Tel: 01737 217745 or email: peter.turner113@ntlworld.com

Website
www.victoriaalmshouses-surrey

Dorking Charities
Dorking - Surrey

Accommodation
One-bedroom flat and studio flat available. The Almshouses are set in their own grounds and are close to Dorking town centre. A warden is based on site and an emergency call system is available.

Criteria
Applications are invited from elderly persons, able to live independently, who have, or are currently, living in the Dorking/Westcott/Holmwood area and have a housing need.

Contact Details
Clerk to the Trustees, Trevor Haylett. Tel: 01306 884507 or email: drkcharity@gmail.com

Kingston Upon Thames United Charities
Kingston Upon Thames - Surrey

Accommodation
Cleave's Almshouses
One Bedroom Cottage on 2 Floors

Criteria
Over 60, Modest Means, Capable of living independently. Preferably a connection with Kingston

Contact Details
Shaanthini Shanmugaguru, 12 Milner Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2AU Email :kucclerk@blueyonder.co.uk

Leatherhead United Charity
Leatherhead - Surrey

Accommodation
The Charity is situated in Leatherhead. There are 30 flats on four sites. Stenning Court, Skeet House and the Church Walk properties are a short walk from the town centre. Homefield is situated in Forty Foot Road. All are in a setting that promotes and allows residents to live independently. Our flats provide security, and are linked to an emergency call centre. Also, there is a warden who oversees the welfare of the residents
Currently we have a first floor studio flat, with separate bathroom and kitchen. The accommodation is in Skeet House available unfurnished, with white goods

Criteria
Over 55s capable of independent living and who are resident within the District of Mole Valley.

Contact Details
Viktoria Toth, Clerk to the Trustees, Tel No : 01372 370073 email : lucharity@ymail.com

Dame Alice Leigh's Almshouse
Stoneleigh - Warwickshire

Accommodation
Accommodation is in sandstone cottages in the centre of Stoneleigh, a quiet rural village in Warwickshire.

On the ground floor there is a hall, leading to a sitting room with kitchen.
A door to utility room leads through to a cloakroom with washbasin and toilet.
A dog-leg staircase from the hall leads to the first floor where there is a bedroom and shower room with washbasin and toilet.

Outside there is a small private patio connected to large communal gardens where there is a useful storage building with dedicated space for each resident

Criteria
Applicants must be needy, of retirement age, capable of independent living and have a genuine need of Almshouse housing.

Preference is given to residents who live in or have connections with the parish of Stoneleigh. However, Trustees welcome applications from other qualifying persons

Contact Details
Please contact Michael Wareham, Clerk to the Trustees by email: mcwareham@gmail.com or phone: 01608 654299 for further information and an application form.

The United Charities of Nathaniel Waterhouse & John Mackintosh Memorial Homes
Halifax - West Yorkshire

Accommodation
Self contained flat, warden supported in a safe and secure environment. In a convenient location with peaceful gardens.

Criteria
Applicants must live in Calderdale and be over 60 years of age. Applicants must be able to live independently. Preference will be given to those in greatest need.

Contact Details
The Warden, Waterhouse Homes, Harrison Road, Halifax HX1 2AZ Tel: 01422 352386