Abbot’s Hospital High Street Guildford

Accommodation

We have a ground floor flat available that would suit a single person at our Almshouse, which occupies a central position on the High Street in Guildford.

The flat is within the modern section of the Almshouse and overlooks a beautiful communal garden. It has recently been refurbished and has a living room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom with a level floor shower.  An emergency call system is installed. The flats are set within the grounds of the original Almshouse built over 400 years ago 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

Nicole Clemaron

Telephone:  01483 455591 or 01483 569207

Email address:  warden@abbotshospital.org

Websitewww.abbotshospital.org


Hurst Consolidated Charity

Lodge Close Almshouses, Hurst, Berkshire

Accommodation

Recently refurbished single, ground floor apartment in a modern almshouse with a rear garden.

The apartment comprises a single bedroom, large shower room with WC, lounge and compact kitchen with electric cooker and fridge/freezer.  A communal laundry room includes a commercial washer and dryer.  There is onsite parking.  There are six other apartments on the site.

Criteria

To be considered applicants must:

  • Live in the parish of Hurst, Berkshire or adjacent parishes
  • Be in reduced financial circumstances with a real housing need
  • Be n reasonably good health but capable of independent living
  • 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,

email: Lorraine.gladdish@btinternet.com


The Springett Almshouses Trust- Hawkhurst, Kent

Accommodation

A recently decorated and newly carpeted unfurnished ground floor flat, built in the 1870’s.
Suitable for sole occupancy, consisting of: a sitting room with large window overlooking lawns, bedroom, kitchen with fridge freezer, washing machine, shower room with toilet and basin.
Communal gardens with terraced area and barbecue.
Plans are also in place to build a common room in the foreseeable future for the use of residents.
One mile from village centre, with bus stop immediately adjacent to property.
Gas central heating and water rates included within weekly cost.

Criteria

To qualify you must be in need of social housing accommodation, and ideally should be at or close to retirement age. You must have resided in the parish of Hawkhurst or a neighbouring parish for at least the last 3 years, or have close relatives who already live in the parish. You must be capable of independent living.

Contact Details

Clerk to the Trustees: Tanya Ling

Telephone: 07914 698645

Email: springettsclerk@gmail.com

Or write to:

The Clerk,

Springetts Almshouses,

Horns Road,

Hawkhurst,

Cranbrook,

Kent TN18 4QZ


St Mary’s Hospital- Chichester

Accommodation

1 flat for either double or single occupation; 1 flat for single occupation.

Criteria

Must have lived within c.15 miles of Chichester for at least 5 years.

Must be in financial need – as a guide, this means the applicant is in receipt of, or would qualify for, Housing Benefit.

Must be able to live independently. Preference is given to those with a current attachment to a church, as residents are expected to join Chapel services as often as possible.

Contact Details

Mrs Monica Winnett
Scheme Manager
St Mary’s Hospital
St Martin’s Square
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 1NR

Tel: 01243 783377

Email: warden@stmarysalmshouses.org.uk


The Hospital of St Cross and Almshouse of Noble Poverty – near Winchester

England’s Oldest Almshouse’

Accommodation

Vacancies for Brothers
The Hospital, founded in 1132, is home to 25 retired
laymen (‘Brothers’) and applications are welcomed.
A registered Charity with a Christian foundation, the
Hospital is situated a mile south of Winchester.
Each Brother lives independently and occupies a flat which he furnishes himself.

Contact Details

Further information and an application form are obtainable from:
Clerk to the Trustees, Hospital of St Cross Winchester, SO23 9SD
Tel: 01962 878218
E-mail: clerk@hospitalofstcross.co.uk
www.hospitalofstcross.co.uk
Registered Charity No.202751


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