Preston Trust Homes – Newport, Shropshire


Preston Trust Homes is located in Newport, Shropshire and has a rare vacancy for a person or couple seeking an apartment.

The apartment available is on the first floor and the first floor of a modern building consisting of 14 apartments.

The apartments provide a quiet, safe and comfortable environment.

There is a lift giving access to first floor apartments.

Apartments  are unfurnished and comprise of an entrance hall, lounge, bedroom, kitchen with cooker and bathroom with walk-in shower. Other facilities include a door entry system, lifeline, fire detection equipment, telephone, television points and car parking space.

The complex is for independent living and includes a communal lounge, kitchen, laundry, landscaped gardens and visitors’ parking and is managed by a part-time Manager.


Applicants must be over 60 years of age and capable of independent living.

Contact details

Enquiries the Manager John Roberts on 01952 282050

Mobile: 07903 652416


Hurst Consolidated Charity – Richard Bigg Almshouses, Hurst, Berkshire

Richard Bigg Almshouses, Hurst


One-year old single storey, end of terrace, one-bedroom, self-contained cottage with front and rear access.

The cottage comprises a double bedroom, wet room with WC, and an open lounge/ kitchen and dining area. A fully fitted kitchen includes an electric hob, oven, microwave and fridge/freezer. A communal laundry room includes a commercial washer and dryer. There is onsite parking. There are six other cottages on the site.

The village shop and post office are a five minute walk and a bus service offers access to Reading, Twyford, Winnersh and Wokingham.


To be considered applicants must be:

  • In reduced financial circumstances with a real housing need
  • In reasonably good health but capable of independent living
  • To live in the parish of Hurst or adjacent parishes
  • Key workers may be considered
  • No pets
  • No smoking
  • Residents are appointed by the Trustees as beneficiaries and pay a maintenance charge instead of rent

Contact Details

Mrs Lorraine Gladdish, Clerk to the Trustees.
Phone: 07872 022321

Christian Union Almshouses near Edgware Road, Marylebone


Christian Union Almshouses  near Edgware Road, Marylebone.

One bedroomed flat on the first floor, accessible by lift. Access to communal lounge and laundry.


  • Applicants should be older single person aged 60-75 years, of the Christian faith.
  • Applicants should currently reside in, or have personal connections in any of the following London Boroughs: Westminster, Camden, Brent, Kensington & Chelsea.
  • Capable of independent living but in need of the additional support / reassurance provided by the community alarm service (Warden call system).

Contact Details

Apply to: Julia Linfoot, Operations Director, Harrison Housing 07725 554 042

Dyers’ Almshouses in Crawley


An almshouse is available at Dyers’ Almshouses in Crawley.  The terraced bungalow is suitable for either a single person or a couple, and comprises a double bedroom, bathroom, sitting room and kitchen.  There is a small garden at the rear, and a central communal garden. Dyers’ Almshouses are located within a conservation area in the town centre, and are convenient for the local shops, and both Three Bridges and Crawley rail stations.

Residents are appointed as licensees and a beneficiary of the charity and pay a monthly maintenance charge instead of rent.


  • Residents must be retired
  • Limited financial means
  • capable of independent living (with some assistance if required) at the time of taking up residence.
  • We regret no pets are allowed.
  • Applicants are required to undergo a selection procedure

Contact Details

For full details and an application form please contact: Ms Clare Missen email:

Peace Cottages – Hunton, Kent


Peace Cottages, Hunton, Kent. One of five almshouses in a rural setting. Suitable for single person.


  • Aged over 55,
  • Non-smoker
  • Preferably with a connection to Hunton.
    Further selection criteria may apply.

Contact Details

Liz Oliver on 01622 820200 or Roger Sawtell on 01622 820731 for an application form.

Harrison and Potter Trust – Lovell Park, Leeds


Studio bungalow within walking distance of Leeds City centre. Suitable for older , independant single person.

  • Bedsit bungalow
  • Maintained communal garden
  • Warden call – alarm pull-cord system
  • No deposit or admin fees
  • First month’s rent required at sign up
  • Rent should be paid in full each month by direct debit
  • Council Tax Band A – £1140.76
  • All new tenancies are starter tenancies for the first 12 months
  • Leeds City Council priority applicants maybe considered for 50% of our vacant properties


  • Single people over 55 years
  • No large pets

Contact Details

Please email Jane Kinsella
Full advert can be viewed online:

Whiteley Homes Trust – Walton on Thames, Surrey


At the heart of Whiteley Village, set out in an octagon around the monument to our founder, are our 262 one and two-bedroom almshouse cottages, suitable for single people and couples.

Their central location means that all are in easy reach of the multiple facilities, services, and social opportunities that our Village has to offer. The cottages are intended for those who are able to live independently. However, as residents’ needs change, our Support Team and Care at Home Teams we can offer care and support. This will enable them to remain in their home for as long as they are able and wish to.

Cottages are offered on an unfurnished basis and feature the following:
• Lounge (some of the larger cottages also have a dining area)
• Kitchen, including integrated oven & hob
• Shower and toilet
• Central heating and smoke alarms
• *A selection of cottages contain an oak dresser and other period features
* The dressers were originally made for each cottage on the instruction of William Whiteley. The oak wood was from the felled trees during the construction of the Village.
• The majority have a small garden area. (The size of this varies dependant on the property)
• * A TV aerial and phone point
* Residents are responsible for arranging their own services and managing their contracts with providers.

The Village has a Property and Estates Team who can assist with maintenance and repairs.
In addition there is an out of hours emergency call-out service for emergency repairs and welfare support.


  • Age: Male of not less than 65 years and female of not less than 60 years, as stated in the Will of William Whiteley.
  • Capital Asset Limit: Capital assets do not exceed £30,000 per person (£60,000 asset limit for couples).
  • Annual Income: £17,534.40 the equivalent of the state pension per individual living within a property. Our recent policy change reflects that Villagers are allowed to work.
  • Residency Status and time lived in the UK: Applicants are subject to ‘Right to Rent’ checks and to have confirmed that they have lived in the UK 5 years prior to the application being made.
  • Engagement in a specific area: Priority to be given to individuals or the spouses of those who have been engaged in commercial or agricultural pursuits. This reflects William Whiteley’s intentions

Contact Details:

Lisa Da Silvia – Head of Housing & Support.

Tel: 01932 550743 or email:


The Leonard Chamberlain Trust – Sutton, Hull


Well situated, two bedroomed, first floor flat within the Sutton Village Conservation Area at 14 Kingfisher Rise, Ings Road, Sutton-on Hull, HU7 4FL. (In the former grounds of Sutton House)
Weekly charge (rent) £78.00. (For a single person or a couple, the Local Housing Allowance rate will be based on an entitlement of one bedroom and is £80.00).


  • For those aged 55 and over.
  • You must be of limited financial means and eligible for the receipt of housing benefit.
  • Residents must be capable of independent living, as there is no resident warden or carer on site.
  • No pets allowed.

Contact Details

Please contact the Secretary to the Trustees, Helen Martin:
07510 648138

Viewing appointments will be held on 17 August 2020