The majority of residents living at Grantham close today will be of retirement age, of limited financial means and living within the vicinity of the Almshouse charity and are able to live independently.
Residents pay a weekly maintenance contribution which is similar to rent but different in law, and less than a commercial rate. We guide you through the process of moving in and offer help where ever we can and once settled, two of our trustees will visit you to ensure you have settled in and offer any guidance.
Please see contact details below should you wish to apply for accommodation.
Grantham Close is situated on a private road off the A275 in South Chailey.
With a local village shop and post office, local pubs serving food and a good bus service picking up from the entrance of Grantham Close that serves the historic town of lewes.
There is an array of clubs and societies locally including St Peter's Church which offers many social events and social days which will appeal to all age groups
The surrounding countryside is particularly beautiful and is renowned for the bluebells in local woods. The Brighton sea-side is approximately 20 minutes away by car and Glyndebourne, Seven Sisters and The South Downs National Park are all within easy reach.
Grantham Close consists of 37 flats, 4 two bedroom and 33 one bedroom, all designed for comfort and ease.
We offer a guest room for residence family and friends to use which can be booked through the on site manager .
There is a Weekly contribution charge payable that is used towards the running costs of Grantham close and which includes the costs of the emergency call system that we have in place.
We have a manager, Veronica, and a deputy manager, Kate, who offer general support to residents and over see the day to day management of Grantham Close and work closely with the trustees.
The trust is governed by a group of local people dedicated to the smooth running of Grantham Close, the chair of the board of trustees is Peter Mulcare who has been appointed as a life time trustee .
Grantham Close is a member of the ALMSHOUSE ASSOCIATION , registered charity number 245543.
Please fill out our contact form for accommodation and we will get back to you.
Andros Almshouse Charity