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Sheltered housing

Who can get sheltered housing?

You can get sheltered housing accommodation if you can live independently with some support.

We will assess each application, based on our allocation policy and the support each applicant needs.

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Sheltered housing locations

View the map to see the locations:

Dray Court

Dray Court sheltered housing is owned by Guildford Borough Council and provides accommodation for older people over the age of 60.

Location

The court is in Guildford Park, one mile from the town centre. There is a bus stop a short walk from the entrance of the court with a regular service into Guildford. Local shops are in walking distance.

Accommodation

The three storey, centrally-heated building has 61 one-bedroom flats and 10 two-bedroom flats.

Each flat is self-contained with a bathroom and kitchen.

Facilities

  • well-equipped laundry with washing machines, outside lines and tumble dryers
  • two lifts
  • hairdressing visits once a week (appointment only)
  • communal adapted shower rooms for those unable to use a bath
  • collection and delivery service for prescriptions
  • Dairy Crest delivers milk on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Social activities

  • Age UK computer club Monday to Friday, 10am to 12pm
  • art class Monday 4pm to 5pm

Support services

Surrey County Council has a care team at Dray Court that provides support for approximately 20 tenants. This service is accessible by referral to Surrey County Council Social Services.

A Guildford Borough Council independent living officer is usually available:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm and:
  • Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm (excluding bank holidays)

The staff visitor is on call for emergencies outside of these hours.

Apply for Dray Court

To apply for Dray Court, you must be registered on Guildford Borough Council's Housing Register and have a local connection with the borough.

Apply to be on the housing register

To arrange a visit to view Dray Court contact the independent living officer on 01483 444349.

For further information please call customer services on 01483 505050.

Millmead Court

Millmead Court sheltered housing is owned by Guildford Borough Council and provides accommodation for older people over the age of 60.

Location

The court is close to the river Wey and within walking distance of the town centre. It's close to the train station and bus station.

Accommodation

The building has three storeys and is centrally-heated. It has 25 single studio apartments, plus a one-bedroom flat and a two-bedroom flat.

The studio apartments have a bed/sitting room, fitted kitchen and bathroom or shower room.

The flats are self-contained with a bathroom and kitchen.

Facilities

  • well-equipped laundry with washing machines and tumble dryers

  • one lift

Social activities

  • social evenings (arranged by tenants)

Support services

A Guildford Borough Council independent living officer is usually available for 18 hours a week between the hours:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm and;
  • Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm (excluding bank holidays)

The staff visitor is on call for emergencies outside of these hours.

Applying for Millmead Court

To apply for Millmead Court,

you must be registered on Guildford Borough Council's Housing Register and have a local connection with the borough.

Apply to be on the housing register

To arrange a visit to view Millmead Court,  please contact the independent living officer on 01483 503004.

For further information please call customer services on 01483 505050.

St Martha's Court

St Martha's Court sheltered housing is owned by Guildford Borough Council and provides accommodation for older people over the age of 60.

Location

The court is in Chilworth and is four miles south east of Guildford on the A284. A bus stop is within easy walking distance of the court and buses run every 30 minutes to Guildford. Chilworth has a general store a few minutes' walk away.

Accommodation

The two-storey, centrally-heated building has 37 one-bedroom flats, which are self-contained with a bathroom and kitchen.

Facilities

  • six lifts within the court

  • well-equipped laundry room with washing machines and tumble dryers

  • communal shower room with disabled bathing facilities

  • prescription collection and delivery service

Support services

A Guildford Borough Council independent living officer is usually available for 18 hours a week between the hours:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm and;
  • Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm (excluding bank holidays)

The staff visitor is on call for emergencies outside of these hours.

Applying for St Martha's Court

To apply for St Martha's Court, you must be registered on Guildford Borough Council's Housing Register and have a local connection with the borough.

Apply to be on the housing register

To arrange a visit to view St Martha's Court, please contact the independent living officer on 01483 506922.

For further information please call customer services on 01483 505050.

St Martins Court

St Martins Court sheltered housing accommodation is owned by Guildford Borough Council and is for the over 60s.

Location

The court is in East Horsley and is approximately nine miles east of Guildford on the A246. There is a bus stop a short walk from the entrance to the court with regular and direct routes to Guildford and Leatherhead. There are a few shops within walking distance. The main village is a short drive away with various shops, including a pharmacy and one bank.

Accommodation

The two-storey, centrally-heated building has 30 one-bedroom flats and one flat with three bedrooms.

Each flat is self-contained with a bathroom and kitchen.

Facilities

  • well-equipped laundry with washing machines and tumble dryers

  • one lift

  • hairdressing salon open one day a week

  • communal adapted shower rooms for those unable to use a bath

Social activities

  • coffee morning

Support services

A Guildford Borough Council independent living officer is usually available for 18 hours a week between the hours:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm and;
  • Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm (excluding bank holidays)

Applying for St Martins Court

To apply for St Martins Court, you must be registered on Guildford Borough Council's Housing Register and have a local connection with the borough.

Apply to be on the housing register

To arrange a visit to view St Martins Court, please contact the independent living officer on 01483 444356.

For further information please call customer services on 01483 505050.

Tarragon Court

Tarragon Court sheltered housing is owned by Guildford Borough Council. It provides accommodation for the over 60s.

Location

Tarragon Court is near Worplesdon on the A322, about two miles north of Guildford town centre.

There are bus stops opposite the court with frequent services into Guildford, to the Tesco superstore, and the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

A small supermarket is a few minutes' walk away from the court.

Accommodation

The two-storey, centrally-heated building has 37 studio apartments and two flats with two bedrooms.

Each studio apartment has a bed/sitting room with a bay window, separate fitted kitchen and bathroom.

Facilities

  • well-equipped laundry room

  • lift available to the first floor

Support services

A Guildford Borough Council independent living officer is usually available for 18 hours a week between the hours:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm and;
  • Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm (excluding bank holidays)

Applying for Tarragon Court

To apply for Tarragon Court, you must be registered on Guildford Borough Council's Housing Register and have a local connection with the borough.

Apply to be on the housing register

To arrange a visit to view Tarragon Court, please contact the independent living officer on 01483 234688.

For further information please call customer services on 01483 505050.

Japonica Court

Japonica Court sheltered housing is owned by Guildford Borough Council and provides accommodation for older people over the age of 60.

Location

The court is in the village of Ash, approximately two miles from Aldershot and 10 miles from Guildford.

There is a bus stop opposite the court with a regular service into Aldershot.

Ash railway station is a ten-minute car journey.

    Accommodation

    The three storey, centrally-heated building has 48 one-bedroom flats and 13 two-bedroom flats.

    Each flat is self-contained with a bathroom and kitchen.

    Facilities

    • well-equipped laundry with washing machines and tumble dryers

    • three lifts

    • hairdressing salon open twice a week by appointment only

    • one communal shower rooms for those unable to use a bath

    Social activities

    • social club

    • support officer coffee mornings

    Support services

    Surrey County Council has a care team located at Japonica Court which provides support for a limited number of tenants. This service is accessible by referral to Surrey County Council Social Services.

    A Guildford Borough Council support officer is usually available:

    • Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm and;
    • Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm (excluding bank holidays)

    The staff visitor is on call for emergencies outside of these hours.

    Applying for Japonica Court

    To apply for Japonica Court, you must be registered on Guildford Borough Council's Housing Register and have a local connection with the borough.

    Apply to be on the housing register

    To arrange a visit to view Japonica Court, please contact the support officer on 01252 333582.

    For further information please call customer services on 01483 505050.