The Printing Charity – Bletchley, near Milton Keynes

Accommodation

The Printing Charity has vacancies at Beaverbrook House in Bletchley near Milton Keynes for people in their retirement years.

– one-bedroom, self-contained apartments on either ground or first floor

– spacious living room with either a Juliette balcony or patio, depending on ground or first floor

– shower room in all apartments

– fitted kitchen with oven, hob and space for fridge and washing machine

– laundry room

– lift to first floor with wheelchair access 

– good sized and well maintained communal gardens

– off-street parking

– out of hours community alarm service for evenings and weekends

– close to local bus and transport links with access to local amenities

– organised and ad-hoc events for those wishing to get more involved

Criteria

To be eligible you’ll need to be able to show that you have worked in our sector for at least three years’ or be directly related to someone who has.  You’ll also need to be of retirement age and able to live independently.

Contact Details

For further information

Email: support@theprintingcharity.org.uk

Tel: 01293 542820


The Printing Charity – Basildon, Essex

Accommodation

The Printing Charity has vacancies at Southwood Court in Basildon, Essex. One bedroomed, self-contained apartments either on ground or first floor for people in their retirement years.

– spacious living room with either a Juliette balcony or patio, depending on ground or first floor

– shower room in all apartments

– fitted kitchen with oven, hob and space for fridge and washing machine

– laundry room

– lift to first floor with wheelchair access 

– good sized and well maintained communal gardens

– off-street parking

– out of hours community alarm service for evenings and weekends

– close to local bus and transport links with access to local amenities

– organised and ad-hoc events for those wishing to get more involved

Criteria

To be eligible you’ll need to be able to show that you have worked in our sector for at least three years’ or be directly related to someone who has.  You’ll also need to be of retirement age and able to live independently.

Contact Details

For further information

Email: support@theprintingcharity.org.uk

Tel: 01293 542820


George Townsend Charity -Aylestone, Leicester

Accommodation

An unfurnished first floor flat at Townsend Court, Earl Russell Street.

Two bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, shower room with WC.

Criteria

Single lady over 45 years of age ‘in need’

Contact Details

Sturgis Snow  and Astill LLP

 Tel: 0116 2555999


Abbot’s Hospital High Street, Guildford

Accommodation

We have a flat available that would suit a couple in our historic Almshouse which occupies a central position on the High Street in Guildford. 

The flat is within a 400-year-old building and faces onto the High Street, It has recently been refurbished and has two large living rooms, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom with a level floor shower.  An emergency call system is installed. 

The flats surround a beautiful communal garden and are within easy reach of local services. Staff work hard to provide a supportive environment enabling residents to live independently.  

Criteria

To be considered for a flat, applicants must meet the following criteria 

  • be at least 60 years of age  
  • be born in the Borough of Guildford or have lived in the Borough for 20 years or 2 years immediately prior to the date of your application 
  • be eligible to receive Housing Benefit  
  • capable of independent living – able to look after yourself and your home

Contact Details

Ian Bowler 

Telephone:  01483 455591 

Email address:  master@abbotshospital.org 

Website: www.abbotshospital.org 


Ayscough Court Charity – Louth, Lincolnshire

Accommodation

We are offering a first floor flat of a two-storey building, the flat comprises of a good-sized living room, bedroom, kitchen and shower room. There is also a large understairs cupboard and a box room.

We offer a communal garden and a car parking space.

The flat is only five minutes’ walk from the town centre, which has all the usual amenities.

Criteria

Our resident would need to be a single woman over 55, with limited means and have good connections with the town of Louth.

Contact Details

Clerk to the Trustees: s.vickers1@icloud.com

or: 32 Oak Close, Louth LN11 8SQ


Smedley Trust Homes, West Street, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Accommodation

One first floor flat comprising one bedroom, kitchen, wetroom and living room and serviced by a chair lift.

Smedley Trust Homes are situated within easy walking distance of Wisbech town centre.  The accommodation comprises 29 self-contained unfurnished one-bedroom flats.  The aim is to provide convenient flats for older single people or couples to live independently.  All flats have an emergency call facility.

There is an on-site warden and she is assisted by a deputy warden.

There is a community room where the residents can get together and the warden will often arrange coffee mornings and other entertainment for residents (subject of course to covid restrictions).

There is a communal laundry, facilities for charging mobility scooters and on-site parking.

Criteria

Any applicant for the a flat must be able to live independently and be an elderly and/or disabled person or couple who is in social or financial need.

Contact Details

The Warden on: 01945 5839487 or by email: dbiggs@aol.com and ask for an application form.


Tudor House – Winchcombe

The Charity of Mabel Georgina Marion Shickle for Gentlepeople of Limited Means (known as Tudor House) Registered Charity No 264338

Accommodation

Tudor Houseis in the centre of the lovely Cotswold town of  Winchcombe. This delightful Grade II listed building has been converted into 4 flats. The property is set within a large walled garden and residents are invited to take care of a designated area of the garden.

The current vacancy is on the first floor  which is accessed by an internal turning staircase. The flat comprises of one large double bedroom, large lounge, separate newly fitted kitchen, bathroom and WC. This flat is suitable for a single or double occupancy. Tudor House is within walking distance of all local facilities and has a regular bus service to surrounding area. There is no carparking available on site.

 Residents are appointed as  beneficiaries of the charity and pay a maintenance charge monthly instead of rent plus utilities.

Criteria

  • Of limited financial means
  • Of good character
  • Capable of independent living
  • Physically capable of stairs to first floor (no lift)

Contact Details

For enquiries and further information, please contact

Jennie Thomas     Email :  enquiries.tudorhouse@gmail.com


The Dyers’ Company – Crawley, West Sussex

Accommodation

Well-maintained one-bedroom terraced bungalow forming part of historic Dyers’ Almshouses in central Crawley (Registered charity 1185932).

Criteria

Suitable for a retired person or couple of modest means.
Applicants must be capable of independent living at the time of taking up residence. Regret no pets.

Contact Details

Please contact Clare for further details: office@dyerscompany.com 
Tel. 020 7236 7197


Dr Smart’s Trust – Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Accommodation

2 vacancies available

1 x Unfurnished ground floor, self-contained 1 bedroom apartment.
1 x Unfurnished ground floor, self-contained 2 bedroom apartment

The contribution is per month, which includes: heating, lighting, lunchtime two course meal, other provisions to make your own snacks, cleaning, maintenance and parking space.

There are beautiful communal gardens that are looked after by our resident gardener, so you can relax and enjoy the company.

Criteria

Aged over 55.

Contact Details

Telephone the housekeeper on: 01723 361949 any morning during the week.


Sir William Turner’s Hospital – Kirkleatham, Redcar, Cleveland

Accommodation

1 x ground floor unfurnished apartment with private entrance with intercom, living room, kitchen, bedroom, wet room and private garden.  

2 x large first floor one bedroom apartments.  Private entrance with intercom, stair lift, living room, one large bedroom, bathroom and newly refurbished kitchen. 

Situated within a Grade I listed building in the picturesque village of Kirkleatham. Communal gardens, laundry, common room and kitchen, Chapel and grounds. Warden Service provided. Regular bus service to Redcar, Guisborough and Middlesbrough.

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 Almshouse Manager, Sir William Turner’s Hospital, 1 Sir William Turner’s Court, Kirkleatham, Redcar. TS10 4QT
Tel: 01642 482828                                              
Email: swth.kirkleatham@outlook.com