Housing for the elderly
This section provides information and advice about housing for the elderly. There are numerous properties in the Borough, either for rent or for sale, that are specifically for elderly people.
A number of organisations have properties in the Borough, either for rent or for sale, that are specifically for elderly people.
Some provide “sheltered” accommodation with a warden, others have accommodation designed or designated for the elderly but without a warden.
Most (but not all) of the homes specifically for elderly people have alarm systems linked to a central control room.
The following Registered Social Landlords have accommodation to rent for the elderly in the Borough.
In some instances you may need to be nominated by the Council to the organisation concerned.
Further information is available on the section about the Council's Housing Register.
- Anchor Housing Association (Specialises for the elderly)
Anchor Retirement Housing
100 Bolton Road
Tel: 08457 75 85 95
Approx. 37 flats in Reigate
- Reigate Quaker Housing Assoc (Specialises for the elderly)
Thomas Moore House
Tel: 01737 242101
Approx. 61 bedsits and flats Reigate
- Hanover Housing Association (Specialises for the elderly)
1 Bridge Close
Tel: 01784 446000
Approx. 44 flats in Merstham
- Raglan HA
South East Area Office
68 Victoria Road
Tel: 0845 070 7772
Approx. 25 bedsits and flats in the Kingswood
- Raven Housing Trust
29 Linkfield Lane
Tel: 01737 272400
Approx 500 flats, bedsits and bungalows for the elderly throughout the Borough
- The Abbeyfield Society [Specialises for the Elderly]
34 Somers Road
Tel: 01737 248603
Approx 10 bedsits in Reigate
- London & Quadrant Housing Trust
Horsham Area Office
Tel: 01403 254970
Approx. 15 flats & bungalows for the elderly in Horley
- Orbit South
29 Linkfield Lane
Tel: 0800 678 1221
Approx. 30 flats and bungalows for the elderly in the Borough (in Banstead and Reigate)
- Mount Green Housing Association
33 Bridge Street
Tel: 01372 3795
Approx. Over 20 flats & bedsits for the elderly in Banstead and Reigate
- Field Lane
16 Vine Hill
Tel: 020 7837 0412
Approx. 19 flats in Reigate
The following are local companies or those with schemes in the Borough, specialising in, or marketing, accommodation for the elderly to purchase:
Tel: 01293 863456
- McCarthy & Stone
Tel: 0500 870 454
- Guardian Management Services
Tel: 01274 381734
The Elderly Accommodation Council may also be able to help.
The EAC website (above) contains a database of accommodation for the elderly, both for rent and for sale, you can search by place (e.g. Reigate), Postcode, Manager, etc.
Please note that the above lists are not exhaustive - but do contain most of the organisations or companies with a significant interest in providing accommodation for the elderly in the Borough.
Last updated : 05/07/2010