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Sheltered housing

Japonica Court

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


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.


    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.


    • 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.