Davenport Homes – Solihull


Davenport Homes, an Almshouse charity based in Knowle, Solihull, have a vacancy in one of their cottages, The Mews, which has been recently refurbished. The property comprises 1 bedroom, lounge/dining room, kitchen and shower room. It is located on Tilehouse Green Lane in the Bentley Heath area of Knowle.


suitable for either a single retired person or a retired couple in need.

Contact Details

If you wish to apply for this cottage, please contact Julie Grenfell on:
01564 773407 or email at contact@davenportalmshouses.org.uk

Preston Trust Homes, Newport, Shropshire


Preston Trust Homes is located in Newport, Shropshire and has a rare vacancy for a retired person or couple seeking an apartment.

The apartment available is on the first floor in a modern building and provides a quiet, safe and comfortable environment.There is a lift giving access to first floor apartments. Apartments are unfurnished and comprise of an entrance hall, lounge, bedroom, kitchen with cooker and bathroom with walk-in shower.

Other facilities include a door entry system, lifeline, fire detection equipment, telephone, television points and car parking space. The complex is for independent living and includes a communal lounge, kitchen, laundry, landscaped gardens and visitors’ parking and is managed by a part-time Manager.


  • Applicants must be over 60 years of age
  • Capable of independent living
  • Have links with Shropshire.

Contact Details

Enquiries to be addressed to the Manager John Roberts on
Tel:01952 282050
Mobile: 07903 652416
Email: info@prestontrusthomes.org.uk

The Almshouse Charity, Birlingham, Worcestershire


One bedroom almshouse with garden and outhouse storage in Birlingham, near Pershore, Worcestershire.


Preference will be given to:

  • Applicants of retirement age who have a connection with Birlingham, either that they;
    • have resided or worked in the parish of Birlingham or
    • the surrounding parishes at some time during their lives or
    • have members of their family currently residing in these areas.
  • All applicants will need to demonstrate a need for an Almshouse.

No pets allowed. Applicants will need to have transport as the Almshouses are not on a bus route

Contact Details:  

Tara Kirkham-Evans, Clerk to the Trustees
Email: tarake1208@googlemail.com

Old Ben Homes, Lilleshall, Telford, Shropshire

1 Bed First Floor Flat, kitchen, double bedroom, living room, small room for hobbies/storage, shower room, communal gardens, pond for fishing, allotments. Good Bus Route.Available Dec 18


  • For people and their families that have worked in the News Trade from Distribution to Retail (non News trade accepted).
  • In receipt of pension/not working
  • ‘In need’ either financially or socially.

Contact Details
Telephone 01952 677257 or email: Angela.farrant@oldbenhomes.com and Alison.finch@oldbenhomes.com