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Polly's Field Village - independent living scheme

Published: Monday 17 January 2022

Abbeyfields have built a new scheme in Bocking and still have some flats for rent, available to those with an assessed care need and a local connection to Essex. Applications will be considered by an allocations panel.

For more information about Polly's FIeld Village, please click here

Sheltered properties available in Chelmsford

Published: Tuesday 7 December 2021

Thetford Court

One & two bedroom first floor flat available.

A two-storey building with a lift, consisting of one bedroom and two bedroom apartments. The communal facilities include a laundry room, kitchen, gardens and communal lounge. There are regular social events held in the communal lounge organised by the residents. There is also a secure mobility scooter store attached to the building, to determine availability of spaces please enquire during your viewing.

Portreath Place

One bedroom, first floor flat available.

The scheme consists of two-storey blocks of one and two bedroom apartments. The communal facilities include a laundry room, kitchen and communal lounge. 

The scheme is situated fifteen minutes away from the GP surgery and close to the local shops. There is a regular bus service that can be used to travel to larger retail outlets and supermarkets in the town centre or the nearby countryside.

There are also vacancies in the following schemes:

  • Primrose court, Wheatfield Way, Chelmsford, CM1 2QZ
  • Napier Court, Queensland Crescent, Chelmsford, CM1 2ED
  • Sutherland House, Corporation Road, Chelmsford, CM1 2AS
  • Tasman Court, Hobart Close, Chelmsford, CM1 2ET

All of the apartments have a 24-hour emergency alarm call system which connects to our telecare call handler.

If you require further information or would like an application form please contact the CHP’s Welcome Team on 0300 555 0500.

Sheltered properties in the Mid Suffolk district

Published: Thursday 22 July 2021

We have several 1 bedroom sheltered flats available in the following areas. 

Hartismere House, Noyes Avenue, Laxfield, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 8ED

Flats with level access shower.  Communal garden.

Pets not permitted.


Cherryfields, Bramford, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 4DS

Flats with level access shower.  Communal garden.

Lift in complex.

Pets not permitted.


More details about the schemes, can be found on Sheltered housing » Babergh Mid Suffolk

If you are interested in any of these properties, please email or contact our customer services team on 0300 123 4000 and request to speak to the Gateway to Homechoice team.

For applicants aged 60 plus or aged 55-59 and in receipt of PIP.

Pets not permitted.

Sheltered property available in Great Dunmow.

Published: Tuesday 4 May 2021

There is a one bedroom 1st floor sheltered flat available at Oakroyd House, Gt Dunmow, CM6 1HQ.

The flat has dual aspect windows along with a Juliet balcony over looking the rear garden from lounge. It is cosy with kitchen/diner/lounge areas, wet room, bedroom with space for double bed, wardrobe and is situated in a quiet and pleasant avenue.  

If you are interested in this property, please contact Jane Smith at Swan Housing on 07739  899381. Applicants need to be at least 55 years old.