Perry Almshouses – Winterbourne, Gloucestershire


A residence has become available within Perry Almshouses on Dragon Road. The house is single occupancy and comprises of a lounge, small kitchen and bathroom, an upstairs bedroom with communal laundry and gardens. The successful applicant will be required to pay a monthly maintenance contribution


Applicants must meet the below criteria:

  • Unable to afford a home of their own
  • Aged 60 years or over (or if younger, are unable to maintain themselves through ill-health, accident or infirmity)
  • Anyone within the ancient parish of Winterbourne. If born within the parish, should have been a resident there for not less than 5 years or if born elsewhere should have been a resident for not less than 10 years prior to application; with preference being given to those who are actively involved in a Christian denomination.
  • In need

Contact Details

For further information and/or an application form please phone 07968 317324. The deadline for completed applications is 23rd August 2019

St Joseph’s Society – Hammersmith


St Joseph’s Almshouses is in Hammersmith and comprises of 31 compact flats. The flats are situated around a courtyard garden setting that provides peace and tranquility. They are located centrally and within easy walking distance to shops and public transport


  • Suitable for single people
  • Aged 60 years and over
  • Must be able to live independently
  • Of Roman Catholic faith
  • Of limited means

Contact Details

For an application form or further information please contact Rita Nath-Dongre:

St Joseph’s Society
42 Brook Green
W6 7BW

020 7603 9817

Cleave’s Almshouses, Kingston upon Thames

Old London Road Kingston upon Thames KT26NQ


One-bedroomed, ground floor at a modest weekly maintenance contribution,  with shared use of large garden


To be eligible, you need to be:

  • In housing need – in temporary or very unsuitable accommodation or facing eviction
  • Of modest means – this may mean eligible for Housing Benefit.
  • 60 years or older – there is no upper limit.
  • Living in Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames or with links to the Borough – except in special cases to be approved by the Trustees.
  • Capable of independent living – able to look after yourself and your home, if necessary, with help from, for example, friends, family or social services.
  • Aware of the need for give and take when living in close proximity to others.

Contact Details:

For more information, please contact

St Lukes Almshouses, Charlton London


The St Lukes Almshouses has an unfurnished bedsit in Charlton, London.

  • The bedsit has a separate kitchen diner.
  • Sharing communal garden.


Terms of charity state that residents are to have a connection to Charlton.

  • Must be able to live independently.
  • Over 55 years of age.
  • Pets considered.

Contact Details

For more information, please contact Yvonne Simpson 0208 858 8175

Taunton Heritage Trust, Somerset

Accommodation details:

We have 66, one bedroom flats across 5 sites in Taunton for the over 60s, with a connection to Taunton, and capable of independent living.

We provide Warden assistance and a 24 hour piper alarm system.

Contact details:

Please visit our website or ring the office on 01823 335348 for more information and an application form.

Taunton Heritage Trust
Huish Homes
Magdalene Street
Somerset TA1 1SG

Charity of Sir Richard Whittington, East Grinstead


1 & 2 bedroom bungalows.

The Mercers’ Company administers Whittington College almhouse as Trustee of the Charity of Sir Richard Whittington. The Almshouse offers accommodation promoting independent living for active, elderly and retired individuals.

The Mercers Company offers one and two bedroom bungalows to rent. Originally based in London the almshouses were relocated on a new site
in Felbridge, East Grinstead in 1967 with further buildings added in 1978 and 1981.
Under charity law, our residents are beneficiaries rather than tenants. There is mixture of properties which form part of a development which houses under 70 people and also includes a redesigned communal space.


To be considered, applicants must be:

  • of retirement age
  • on low incomes
  • in reduced financial circumstances and with a real housing need
  • in reasonably good health and able to look after their day to day needs. No nursing assistance can be given by staff at Whittington College.
  • no pets.

Please note that if accommodation is offered, the applicant will be asked to countersign a letter of appointment, to confirm their understanding of the terms of conditions of appointment.

Contact details

Sadie Pharo, The Mercers Company, 6 Frederick’s Place, London, EC2R 8AB
Tel:: 020 7776 7275

Oliver Ashcombe Almshouses, Lyford OX12


The Oliver Ashcombe Almshouses’ Charitable Trust has 2 ground floor houses in Lyford (OX12 0EF), near Charney Bassett, available. 

  • One unit consists of a small bedroom, a sitting room/kitchen area and a bathroom/WC.
  • The second has a bedroom, a sitting room, a kitchen area and a bathroom/WC. 

The Almshouses are in a beautiful rural village location with a communal garden and exterior parking but no services are provided and there is no close access to public transport. 


Terms of the charity state that tenants are to be from the local area,“elderly and of good character.” 

Contact Details

For more information, please contact trustees John Gunn 01235 868 329 or Caroline Milne 01235 867 495.  References required.

All Saints Boyne Hill Almshouses, Maidenhead, Berks


1 bedroom unit with west facing lounge. The kitchen and shower rooms are expected to be modernised before the end of 2019. Attractive communal garden in this Grade II listed property. There is no Warden on site but a 24 hour alarm system is installed


  • Applications may be made by women
  • Not less than 60 years of age
  • Ideally resident in Maidenhead
  • Capable of full independent living

Contact Details

Please contact Mike Moss, Trustee on 01628 673 884

Donnington Hospital Trust – Iffley, Oxford


A newly refurbished large 2 bedroom self-contained ground floor unfurnished apartment adjacent to other almshouse dwellings.


Applicants must be:

  • Aged over 60 years of age
  • Able to live independently
  • Living in Berkshire or Oxfordshire

Would suit a single applicant or a couple.

Contact Details

Contact the Office Manager on 01635 551530 or by email to to apply for an application form or for further information.