Cambridge Victoria Homes – Cambridgeshire

Accommodation

A one bedroom bungalow set in a quiet location near Midsummer Common and Cambridge City Centre. 

Part of a small gated community of 16 bungalows set in landscaped grounds.   

Facilities on site include a pavilion and lawns for social activities, and allotment plots for those wishing to grow their own vegetables and flowers.

The vacant property is a modern centrally heated bungalow, part of a terrace.  

It comprises an entrance hall, lounge, one bedroom with a small boxroom off, bathroom (with both shower and bath) and a modern kitchen /dining area.  It also includes a pleasant east facing rear private garden together with a shed. 

Criteria

Applicants must be over 60 years of age, either single or a couple, demonstrate a social or financial need, capable of living independently and willing to join in the community activities. 

Applications from local residents in Cambridge or members of a Friendly Society are particularly encouraged. 

Residents are beneficiaries of the Charity and pay a subsidised levy towards the costs of maintenance of the site, its properties and administration.   Each resident is responsible for paying their own utilities and heating bills and council tax.

For further information

Tel: 01223 355103

Address: 38 Victoria Homes, Victoria Road, Cambridge, CB4 3DX

E Mail: cambridgevictoria@btconnect.com

Website: www. cambridgevictoriahomes.btck.co.uk


Dr Milley’s – Lichfield, Staffs

Accommodation

Studio apartment, with separate kitchen & bathroom, recently redecorated & recarpeted, with secluded garden, close to the City centre

Criteria

Single women of all ages, must be able to live independently as there is no on-site warden.

Contact Details

drmilleys@hotmail.com
07580971928


Hospital of Sir John Hawkins Chatham, Kent

Accommodation

1-bed ground floor flat comprising a bedroom with a sitting room; kitchen and shower room/WC.  Communal garden.

Criteria

The Hospital provides for needy or disabled people (able to live independently) who have served in the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, the WRNS, Queen Alexandra’s RN Nursing Service, the Army, the RAF, or who have served and been mobilised for active service in any of the Reserve Forces, or the RFA or the Merchant Navy, or who have been employed in the construction, maintenance, repair and re-fitting of ships in the Royal Dockyards.

Contact details

Susan Fairlamb

Governors’ Mailbox

Hospital of Sir John Hawkins

High Street, Chatham

ME4 4EW

Email: hawkinshospital@yahoo.co.uk

www.hawkinshospital.org.uk

Tel: 07771530951


Wyggeston’s Hospital – Leicester

Accommodation

Wyggestons focuses on providing top quality affordable rented housing accommodation, support and care services for people of 60 years of age and over who are in need. We were originally formed as an Almshouse / Sheltered Housing Charity in 1513.

We have 2 bedroom flats available, which are suitable for individuals or couples, in our brand new development, set within 5 acres of land, one mile from Leicester City Centre.   At Wyggestons, our properties are designed to give residents independence in an inclusive community and will have the reassurance of an emergency alarm service, and wardens who are on hand 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Criteria

  • Over 60 years of age
  • In reduced financial circumstances with a real housing need
  • Capable of independent living
  • A strong connection to Leicester/Leicestershire

Residents are appointed by the Trustees as beneficiaries and pay a maintenance contribution instead of rent

Contact Details

Wyggestons
Tel 0116 2559174 (option 3)
enquiries@wyggestons.org.uk


The Foundation of Edward Storey – Cambridge

Accommodation

1 bedroom ground floor flat in Cannon Court, Church Street, Cambridge CB4 1ED

For further details about our sites, see our website: www.edwardstorey.org.uk

Criteria

Applicants must be:

  • Aged 50+
  • In need, hardship or distress
  • At least 3 years’ current or past residence in Cambridgeshire
  • Capable of independent living

Contact details

Mrs Jinty Keir (Deputy Clerk)

Tel: 01223 364405

Email: info@edwardstorey.org.uk


Hurst Consolidated Charities – Barker Almshouses, Hurst, Berkshire

Accommodation

A two-storey double apartment suitable for a couple, in a 17th Century almshouse set in a Conservation Area.

The ground floor comprises a galley kitchen, downstairs bedroom/study, wet room complete with shower, WC, wash basin and a lounge with stairs leading to the first-floor double open plan bedroom.

A communal laundry room includes a commercial washer and dryer.

On-site parking is provided.

There are seven other apartments in a courtyard setting on the site.

The village shop and post office are a 15-minute walk and a bus service offers access to Reading, Twyford, Winnersh and Wokingham.

Criteria

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
  • Residents are appointed by the Trustees as beneficiaries and pay a maintenance contribution instead of rent

Contact Details

Mrs Lorraine Gladdish, Clerk to the Trustees

Phone: 0787 2022 321

email: lorraine.gladdish@btinternet.com


Barton & Royle Homes – Turvey, Bedfordshire

Accommodation

– Barton & Royle Homes is situated in a private close on the outskirts of Turvey in Bedfordshire.

Our accommodation provides 26 self-contained one bedroomed bungalows, designed for older single people or couples to live independently.

We have a Community Hall and a Guest Bungalow on site for use by family and friends.

There is also an on-site Warden and emergency call facility in all the bungalows.

During the Spring of 2021 we will be looking for new residents for three of our bungalows.

Criteria

The charity provides housing for older, single people or couples who are capable of independent living;

can demonstrate a social or financial need and can demonstrate an association with either the Parish of Turvey or the Borough of Bedford.

Contact details

Sue Newman, Clerk to Trustees,

email: snewman2109@virginmedia.com

Tel: – 07846 879444


Wycombe Almshouses – High Wycombe

Accommodation

1 Bed Flat. Downstairs. Bathroom. Kitchen. Small patio area. Communal central heating and hot water. Communal garden.

Criteria

Needy and deserving persons of not less than 50 years of age.

In greatest need of assistance.

Who have resided in  High Wycombe for not less than five years or have a connection with the town.

Contact details

Almshouses Manager

The Office, 13 Chichester Close

High Wycombe

HP13 6AU

Tel: 01494 472744