King George V Memorial Homes – Independent Living, Gillingham

An Independent Living Scheme in Medway, Kent

King George V Memorial Houses is an independent living scheme established in 1936 and modernised in 1993-95.

It consists of 12 terraced one-bedroom cottages in a residential area with gardens to the front and rear of the building. There is ample free parking to the front of the cottages. 24 hour emergency cover provided through the Anchorcall telephone alarm system.

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Address

49-71 Begonia Avenue, Twydall, Gillingham, Kent ME8 6YB

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Residency Criteria

  • Age: Applicant must be aged 60 years or over at the time of application.
  • Geographical: Applicant must have lived in Medway for 2 years prior to date of application.

Local Amenities

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Train & Tube

Rainham Railway Station (Thameslink & South Eastern), Rainham, Gillingham ME8 8ED 1.5 Miles, 29-minute walk, 5-minute drive

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Bus

130 & 101 Sapphire, Gillingham ME8 6YB – 0.1 Miles, 1-minute walk

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Banks

  • Natwest Bank, 70-74 High St, Rainham, Gillingham ME8 7JQ – 1.3 Miles, 26-minute walk, 4-minute drive
  • Nationwide Building Society, 79/81 High St, Rainham, Gillingham ME8 7HS – 1.3 Miles, 26-minute walk, 4-minute drive
  • Barclays, 89-93 High St, Rainham, Gillingham ME8 7HS – 1.3 Miles, 26-minute walk, 4-minute drive
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Local Authority

Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Rd, Chatham ME4 4TR – 3.7 Miles, 1.13-hour walk, 11-minute drive

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Supermarkets & Stores

Tesco Extra, Courteney Rd, Gillingham ME8 0GX – 0.8 Miles, 17-minute walk, 5-minute drive

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Post Office

4-5 Twydall Green, Gillingham ME8 6JY – 0.3 Miles, 6-minute walk

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Library

14-15 Twydall Green, Gillingham ME8 6JY – 0.3 Miles, 7-minute walk

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Health

  • Twydall Clinic, Twydall Green, Gillingham ME8 6JY – 0.4 Miles, 7-minute walk
  • Medway Maritime Hospital, Windmill Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 5NY
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Other Housing Schemes Nearby

Apply now for Independent Living Accommodation

If you’d like to apply for a place at this independent living housing scheme, see our Applying for Housing page to become familiar with the accommodation eligibility criteria and application process.

Contact Pathways about Independent Living Accommodation

If you have any further queries about Independent Living Accommodation with Pathways, please contact one of our Housing Officers or call 020 8579 7411.