King George V Memorial Houses – 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.

Address

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

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

Train & Tube

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

Bus

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

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

Local Authority

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

Supermarkets & Stores

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

Post Office

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

Library

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

Health

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

Other Housing Schemes Nearby

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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.