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Sheltered housing

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.