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New sculpture for Bond’s Lodge almshouses

A new sculpture from a renowned Coventry artist has been unveiled in the courtyard garden of a new almshouse development...
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Shrewsbury Drapers Company wins prestigious award

The Almshouse Association was incredibly proud to learn that the Shewsbury Drapers Company has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Award...
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HRH visits Bond’s Hospital almshouses

The Almshouse Association was delighted to welcome our Royal Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales to Bond’s Hospital Almshouses, Coventry...
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Almshouses: an architect’s view

The word almshouse has two etymological roots: alms comes from the ancient Greek word for compassion; whilst house derives from...
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Almshouse Association Ambassadors

The Almshouse Association is very honoured to have a highly accomplished and passionate group of Ambassadors to help shine a...
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Perry Almshouses celebrate 170th anniversary!

The residents and trustees of the Perry Almshouses in Winterbourne on the outskirts of Bristol are extremely excited to be...
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100 smiles from 100 almshouses!

We’re inviting you to take part in Captain Tom 100 from Friday 30 April to Bank Holiday Monday 3 May...
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9 new purpose built homes set to be completed in 2021!

Thomas Parsons Square residents to benefit from move to purpose-built bungalows Thomas Parsons' Charity has been granted planning permission to...
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The Almshouse Association is 75 years old!

2021 is the year we celebrate our 75th Anniversary of supporting and representing almshouse charities. By support, we mean offering...
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Southwark Charities proposes new 21st century almshouse development

LONDON, 30 JULY, 2020 – Southwark Charities unveiled emerging plans for rebuilding its almshouses situated on Nicholson Street, Blackfriars, SE1....
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