Nicholson House

Retirement housing
299 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2PD
299 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 2PD

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Manager's Description

"Nicholson House is our last and largest scheme to be built in the borough in 1989. A unique building for sheltered housing accommodation with it's roof top terrace allowing superb views of our histori..." Show more "Nicholson House is our last and largest scheme to be built in the borough in 1989. A unique building for sheltered housing accommodation with it's roof top terrace allowing superb views of our historic landmark Southend pier and across the borough.

It is situated in a prime location benefiting from a range of local shops within walking distance and the Town centre with cinema, restaurants, post office and many major retail outlets approximately 5 minutes walk away." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)
96 flats. Sizes 1 bedroom.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Lift, Lounge, Laundry, Guest facilities, Garden, Hobby room, Hairdressing salon, large car park, internet enabled computer,roof top terrace
Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 30 yards; shop 0.25 mile(s); post office 0.25 mile(s); town centre 0.25 mile(s); GP 0.25 mile(s).
Regular Social activities include: darts, bingo, snooker, bowls, keep fit, entertainment, seasonal parties, guest speakers, and tea & coffee mornings., organised by Residents and Sheltered Housing Officer. New residents accepted from 60 years of age.
Housing Authority: Southend-on-Sea
Social Care Authority: Southend-on-Sea

Info updated: 18/01/2010
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Availability

Many council and housing association lettings in this area are made through a 'Choice Based Lettings' system called On The Move. See how to register and then bid for properties at: https://www.southend-on-the-move.org.uk/

Residents' views

A number of residents have used EAC's resident consultation card game to give their views on aspects of where they live. They gave top marks to this scheme for:
Number / size of facilities
Privacy
Quality of design
Quality of the facilities
Quality of the garden

Comments made in nominations for the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards

"friendly helpful and support each other . "
Made by a staff member in 2017
National Housing for Older People Awards
National gold award winner
in the EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2010.
Category: Retirement housing 60 units and over.
Sponsor: Gentoo Living.
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