The Charity is run in accordance with schemes prepared by the Charity Commission. The first scheme was sealed on 11/08/1898 and various subsequent schemes made alterations to it. Another comprehensive scheme to bring matters up to date was sealed on 11/06/1999 and a copy can be seen in the Office. The Charity is also a Registered Social Landlord with the Housing Corporation and a member of the Almshouse Association.
Warden and Caretaker
There is a resident Warden who will deal with emergencies and maintenance problems. All flats are connected to the Emergency Alarm who provide an emergency response service outside of his working hours.
Studio apartment living
City centre location with all its amenities
Walking distance from cafes and coffee shops
Good transport links
Convenience stores nearby
Doctors within walking distance
Post Office within walking distance
Daily warden visits
Communal courtyard garden
The service charge is to cover fuel costs. Residents do not have to pay water rates and are entitled to a £7.50 per year concessionary TV Licence fee if under 75 yrs of age. The total rent charge qualifies for Housing Benefit, with support costs paid to us directly. Rents and service charges are reviewed each financial year.