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


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


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


Hillier Almshouse – Guildford

Accommodation

Ground floor large, fully self-contained studio.

Hillier Almshouse is located on the Farnham Road just a few minutes’ walk from the town and station.  Living at Hillier Almshouse provides a safe living environment, benefiting from a warden (Mon-Fri), together with a 24-hour emergency call system, CCTV and door entry system.

The large well-maintained, sunny garden offers beautiful views across the downs; whilst inside there is a communal lounge and kitchen in which the residents enjoy social gatherings. 

There are many other facilities including on-line computer access for exclusive use of the residents, communal TV, DVD, laundry equipment etc.

Criteria

Available to ladies over 60 years old.

Contact details

Please call 01483 575814 for further details or email hillier.almshouse@gmail.com


Caleb Lovejoy’s Almshouse Charity – Guildford, Surrey

Accommodation

A one-bedroom unfurnished ground floor single story character cottage with a shared garden in the parish of St Nicolas, Guildford, Surrey.
A Weekly maintenance contribution includes heating, 24-hour emergency call, communal lighting, water, gardening and window cleaning.

Criteria

Available to the over 55’s who have a strong connection with the town.

Contact Details

Further information available at www.caleblovejoy.com  
Email enquiries to clerk@caleblovejoy.com or telephone 079762250032


Thorner’s Homes – Southampton

Accommodation

2 bedroom flats for single occupancy.

Criteria

“The objects of the CIO are, for the public benefit:

(i) relieving need by providing social housing in the form of almshouse accommodation for:

(a) poor widows

(b) single women aged 55 or over

who require such accommodation due to poverty, financial hardship or other charitable need.

(ii) such charitable purposes for the benefit of residents of the almshouses as the trustees may from time to time decide.”

Applicants must be poor widows, or single women aged 55 and over who are require accommodation due to poverty and financial hardship.

Contact details

Admin Office, Nicola, Jill or Vicky Tel: 02380636772

Email: enquiries@thorners.org.uk