Perry Almshouses – Dragon Road, within Fromeside Benefice.

Accommodation

A residence has become available within the Perry Almshouses on Dragon Road for anyone who is in need within the Fromeside Benefice (Parishes of Winterbourne, Winterbourne Down, Frampton Cotterell and Iron Acton).

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 and must be able to live independently.

Criteria

  • In accordance with the Trust Deed, applicants must be unable to afford a home of their own.
  • Should be 60 years old or over (or if younger, are unable to maintain themselves through ill-health accident or infirmity).
  • If born within the Parish should have been resident there for not less than five years or if born elsewhere should have been resident for not less than 10 years prior to application.
  • with preference being given to those who are actively involved in a Christian denomination.

Contact details

For further information and/or an application form please phone 07968 317324.

The deadline for completed applications is:

midday on Friday, 31st July 2020


Greenwoods Almshouses – Camden

Accommodation

Greenwoods Almshouses, Rousden St, Camden, London NW1 0SU

https://harrisonhousing.org.uk/portfolio/greenwoods/

One bedroomed flat on the ground floor. Access to small shared patio garden area.

Criteria

  • Applicants should be older single female, or an older female couple, in housing need.
  • Priority is given to applicants in the Camden area, but no local connection is required.
  • There is no lower age limit but ‘older’ is usually interpreted to mean over pensionable age, and retired, or semi-retired.
  • Applicants should be 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

julialinfoot@harrisonhousing.org.uk

07725 554 042


Ashtead United Charities Almshouse -1 bed flat

Accommodation

1 bedroom unfurnished recently refurbished ground floor flat for immediate occupancy, just off high street,communal garden space, lovely village.

Criteria

Single female , 55 years plus ,  independent living ideally with Ashtead  connections.

Contact details

Apply to: Cllr Mary Cooper
Clerk Ashtead United Charities
mary.p.cooper@btinternet.com


ALTAR COTTAGES CHARITY – Crowhurst, Surrey

Accommodation

Two single storey, mid-terrace, one bedroom, self-contained cottages with front and rear access.  There is a large garden that comes with one of the cottages.

Each accommodation is a self-contained unit comprising a lounge, one double bedroom, wet room with WC, kitchen and dining area.  From the kitchen there is a rear door providing access to the rear of the property and path that runs to the right of the adjoining property.  Access is via the cottage front door, by way of a service road to front of the cottage.  Whilst this is a single storey property there are different floor levels within the rooms.  The property is Grade II listed and, due to restrictions from English Heritage, doorways cannot be adapted to make use of a wheelchair within the cottage.

It should be noted that this village does not have the benefit of any form of public transport: nearest shops, bus and train services are based in Lingfield, approximately two to three miles away.  No care or other facilities are provided and residents are expected to be able to look after themselves and will be required to provide a medical certificate from their own GP confirming that, in the GP’s opinion, the resident is able to look after him/herself and that they are not suffering from any disability which might require special attention.

Criteria

Two residences will be available (likely to be August/September 2020)
The applicant must be:

  • a person of limited means
  • who resides within the Parish of Crowhurst or neighbouring Parishes 
  • In the first instance preference will be given to those who already reside in the Parish of Crowhurst
  • able to live independently

The new resident of each cottage will be required to contribute towards the expenses of maintaining the property and details of the weekly contribution are available from the Clerk to the Trustees.  Occupants are responsible for payment of their own Council Tax and for all utility supplies.  Please be aware that there is no mains gas available at this property.  Residents will need to ensure that their area of allocated garden is well maintained.  There may be limited availability for on site parking and this would need to be discussed further.

Contact Details

Applications are invited from interested persons who feel they meet the relevant criteria. Please contact:
Clerk to the Trustees
Altar Cottages Charity
c/o 1 Brick Kiln Cottages
Crowhurst Lane End
Oxted
RH8 9NT
Or email:
crowhurstcharities@yahoo.com


Sampson’s Almshouse Charity – West Street, Farnham

Accommodation

A vacancy exists in one of our properties. The Almshouse has one bedroom, a living room, bathroom, kitchen and a small garden.

The Almshouses are owned by the Sampsons Almshouses Charity and administered by the Trustees of the Sampsons Almshouses Charity.

Criteria

  • An older person with a connection to Farnham, who cannot afford to buy a property or pay an economic rent.
  • Residents must be capable of independent living, as there is no resident warden or carer.
  • Residents are appointed by the Trustees as licencees and pay a maintenance charge instead of rent

Contact

Applications are invited from those who qualify; please contact the Clerk to the Trustees on 01252 492 981 or clerksampsons@outlook.com


Wimbledon Endowed Almshouse Charity – Wimbledon London SW19.

Accommodation

Wimbledon – 1 Bedroomed Flat

2 storey building.  Quiet Position with well managed

communal garden near Common and Village.

Criteria

  • Applicants should be older single/couples.
  • Capable of independent living of limited means.
  • Living in Wimbledon or have Wimbledon connections.

Contact Details

Apply to: The Chairman, Wimbledon Endowed Almshouse Trustee Limited

wimbledonalmshouses@gmail.com

 


Winkfield Parochial Charities – Winkfield , Near Ascot, Windsor and Bracknell

Accommodation

A first floor unfurnished, one bedroom flat, with separate lounge, recently modernised kitchen with fridge freezer, washing machine, and  electric cooker. A W/C / bathroom with a walk in shower. Set in a rural location, with communal gardens, in 2 blocks of four flats, near Winkfield St Mary’s Church. On the site is Popels Hall dating back to 1862 which is currently used by a pre-school during term time and with 2 let cottages attached. Parking available.

Criteria

  • Single elderly women of good character
  • With limited financial means and no longer working
  • Previously living in or around the parish or having a local family connection

As we do not provide a warden residents are expected to live independently,  but there is a 24 hour emergency telephone / pendant link system attached to all flats. No pets allowed.

Contact

Richard Wyatt 07522 306988 Or email winkfieldparochialcharities@outlook.com


Selby United Charities – North Yorkshire

Accommodation

Selby United Charities administers The Gowthorpe Almshouses; these are situated on Gowthorpe, only a short walk into Selby town centre. Our aim is to provide convenient and comfortable accommodation in a setting which allows residents to live as independently as possible. The vacant almshouse is a compact, unfurnished one-bedroom house, with combined living room/ kitchen, one bedroom and shower room. It has recently been refurbished   Suitable for single occupancy. There is also a communal garden.

Applicants will be interviewed by The Trustees

Criteria

  • To live in or previously lived in Selby or Selby District
  • To have family ties in Selby or Selby District
  • Of good character
  • To be in need of accommodation

Contact Details

Apply for an application form to:

Administrator to the Trustees
Selby United Charities
107 Gowthorpe
Selby YO8 4HD

Email: annemcox@btinternet.com


St Joseph’s Almshouse – Hammersmith, London

Accommodation

31 compact self-contained unfurnished flats comprising living room/kitchen area, bedroom and shower room with lavatory and basin.  Eight flats are in the Victorian building and the remaining 23 flats are in a purpose-built 1960s block.  The courtyard garden setting provides peace and tranquillity in a central location within easy walking distance of shops, public transport, GP surgeries and the parish church. 

Criteria

  • Around 60 years and over
  • Of limited means
  • Of Roman Catholic faith
  • Able to live independently 

Contact Details

For an enquiry form or further information, please contact:

St Joseph’s Society, 42 Brook Green, London, W6 7BW

Telephone:  020 7603 9817  Email:  stjosephssociety@yahoo.co.uk


Ravenstone Hospital Almshouse Charity – Ravenstone, Leicestershire

Accommodation

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.

Criteria

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