Ravenstone Hospital Almshouse Charity – Ravenstone, Leicestershire


Sheltered housing: 3 ground floor flats currently available. The flats provide self-contained accommodation, for 25 women aged 50 upwards, in a delightful setting, next to the village church. Flats have a living room, kitchen, bedroom & bathroom. Residents share communal grounds/ gardens.

A warden is resident on site to provide neighbourly assistance & attend to day-to-day property maintenance issues. All flats are linked to the District Council emergency call service. The weekly charge for a flat includes heating, telephone line rental, water rates & general maintenance.


Applicants criteria:

  • Women aged 50 or over
  • Priority is given to residents of Ravenstone, Swannington & Coleorton
  • Other local ladies are very welcome to apply

Contact Details

For informal viewings, please contact the Warden or Mr Adrian Argyle, Clerk to the Trustees 34, High Street, Repton, Derby DE65 6GD.

Email: enquiries@argylefrics.co.uk Tel: 01283 701277 

Ravenstone Hospital Almshouse Charity (217605)   Feb 2020

Barlborough Hospital Trust, Barlborough, Derbyshire


Chandos Pole House is based in Barlborough, Derbyshire, and is run by the Barlborough Hospital Trust. It offers accommodation in a grade II listed building. A vacancy has arisen for a one-bed, ground floor flat. The flat contains:

The flat contains, an equipped kitchen, bathroom, day room and a large bedroom.

There is a communal entrance hall, shared laundry and communal gardens for the residents to use and maintain.


  • The charity accepts applicants of any age.
  • who are in financial need.
  • who profess the religion of the Church of England.
  • Preference is given to residents of the Parish of Barlborough – however, applicants from outside this area will be considered.


For more information and photos of the accommodation please visit:


The United Charities of Abel Collin, Beeston, Nottingham


Abel Collin’s Homes are located in Beeston, Nottingham and have a rare vacancy for a couple to occupy a beautiful and newly refurbished 2 bedroomed house. 

The house is unfurnished and comprises of an entrance hall, brand new kitchen with induction hob and cooker, lounge, downstairs toilet, two bedrooms and a brand new wet-room on the first floor. 

The complex is managed by the Administrator and full-time Warden.  Other features of the property include:

  • an emergency pull cord, fire detection equipment and plenty of on-site parking for both residents and visitors. 
  • We also have a brand new refurbished community hall, complete with hairdressing suite and kitchen. 
  • The Warden holds weekly events for our residents, such as weekly bingo games, games nights and fish and chip lunches. 
  • Our properties are set back, amongst beautiful landscaped gardens, on Derby Road (opposite the Nurseryman restaurant and bar).
  • We also have a waiting list for bungalows and houses.


Applicants must be over 60 years of age, capable of living independently and in receipt of Housing Benefit or Universal Credit.  You must also currently reside within the City of Nottingham, or the Boroughs of Broxtowe, Gedling, or Rushcliffe.


For all enquiries, please contact the Administrator, Charlotte Hughes on 0115 9224826, or by email to abelcollinsadmin@btconnect.com.

Hind Sisters Homes Charity Almshouses, Cropston, Leicestershire


Ground floor accommodation available in Cropston, Leicestershire . Individual self contained cottages with lounge, kitchen and bedroom with ensuite bathroom.


  • Ladies, single or widowed.
  • 60 years of age.
  • Members of Church of England.


Information and application forms may be obtained from the Clerk to Hind Sisters Homes Charity.

Mrs S Garvey, 44 High Street, Market Harborborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7AH

Tel: 01858 463322

Email: sandragarvey@wartnabyhefford.co.uk

The Trinity Hospital Charities, Leicester


One bedroom unfurnished flat in small friendly scheme.  Suitable for single person.  Living room, bedroom, fitted kitchen and a walk-in shower room.  Laundry room, lounge, a small library and common room for social activities and meetings.  Residence and Residents Liaison Officer in attendance and emergency call system in each flat.  Guest flat available for visitors.


  • Must be over 60 years of age
  • Be able to live independently
  • You should have some connection with Leicester and have limited financial means

Contact Details

Ms D E Killingley
Clerk to the Trustees
50 Western Boulevard
Leicester   LE2 7BU

Telephone:  0116 255 4911