The Dyers Almshouses

Retirement housing
For rent (1)
Northgate Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 1YD
Northgate Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 1YD

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Manager's Description

" The Dyers' Almshouses consi of 28 terraced bungalows laid out on three sides of a square in 2½ acres of grounds in the centre of Crawley. Each almshouse has a sitting room, bedroom, kitchen and bath..." Show more " The Dyers' Almshouses consi of 28 terraced bungalows laid out on three sides of a square in 2½ acres of grounds in the centre of Crawley. Each almshouse has a sitting room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom, and its own allotment size garden at the rear. There is also a communal room used for activities and small events. A resident Manager (non-medical) is available during usual office hours to deal assist residents. Master keys are held by the Manager in case of emergency each house is also equipped with an emergency call system.

The Almshouses are run by a registered charity, and residents must be retired persons of limited financial means. Details of the applicant's financial circumstances are requested as part of the application process. Preference is given to Freemen or Liverymen of the Dyers Company, or their widows. Prospective residents must be in reasonable health, and be capable of independent living at the time of taking up residence, as no medical care is provided by the charity. We regret that no pets or children are allowed to reside at the Almshouses." Show less

Main Facts

Retirement housing
29 bungalows. Built in 1940. Sizes 1 bedroom.
Resident management staff and Careline alarm service
Garden, Activities room
Access to site easy, but less so for less mobile people. Distances: bus stop 440 yards; shop 440 yards; post office 440 yards; town centre 440 yards; GP 0.5 mile(s); social centre 0.5 mile(s).
This almshouse charity caters for: Retired poor people of good character able to look after themselves. Frequent Social Activities include: bingo, coffee mornings, Christmas party and other as hoc events., organised by The manager. New residents accepted from 65 years of age.
Tenure(s): licence

Info updated: 20/06/2018   Update info

Availability

The following details have been provided to EAC:
Relet(s): One bedroom terraced bungalow. Recipients of Housing Benefit welcome.. Please contact Clare Missen on 02072367197 or email office@dyerscompany.com. (Notified 22/06/2021).

Residents' views

Not available - The residents have not taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS).
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