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Retirement Almshouses

The Charities own and manage 2 almshouse sites in Worcester, one at Berkeley Court, the Foregate (7 flats) and one at Nash’s & Wyatt's in New Street (25 flats). Each site has its own resident part-time warden who cover for each other. The flats have call alarms providing 24 hour cover. The flats are let on licence for which the residents pay accommodation charges.

These are popular peaceful havens, located in the heart of the city within walking distance of the city centre's shops and amenities. The accommodation comprises self contained 1 bedroom flats and studio flats and are mostly occupied by one person living alone, although couples can be considered for one of the flats with a separate bedroom.

The flats are usually fully occupied.
However there will be a Studio Flat and a 1 Bedroom Flat available soon both these flats are on the 1st floor accessed via one flight of stairs. To be considered for our waiting list please complete an application form. You will be eligble for consideration if:
  • You live or have lived in Worcester City for more than 12 months
  • You are retired, or near retirement age, or are unable to work again
  • You are entitled to receive housing benefit
  • Your present accommodation is inadequate and/or you are in need of an on site Warden for advice and support
  • You do not have substantial savings, or a property that could be sold, sufficient to buy somewhere suitable to enable you to meet your own needs
Please note: The Charity does not offer personal care or residential home facilities

For an application form click on the link below to download the pdf form. Open the form from your computer with Adobe Reader choosing File 'Save As' then complete the details and File 'Save As' again replacing the blank form with the completed form. Attach the filled in form to an email and send it to us. Alternatively you can print the form out and complete by hand.

If you have difficulty with this please phone the office and we will send you a form in the post for you to complete by hand and return to this office.

almshouses7 Almshouse Flats at Berkeley Court

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25 Almshouse Flats at Nash's & Wyatt's Court

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