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Application Page

We encourage applications from single people and from couples for almshouse accommodation. 

Residents are supported by a team of Wardens to provide a sense of security and community. Out of hours emergency cover is provided by an external provider via an alarm system in each flat or bungalow.




















The general criteria to apply for accommodation at Watts Almshouses is below, however if you are in need of housing please feel free to contact us to see if we can help.

1. Live in ME1 or ME2 postcode areas at the time of application, or are returning to Rochester to be closer to friends and/or family who live in the ME1 or ME2 postcode areas.

2. Are in need of accommodation

3. Are in reasonable health

4. Are able to look after themselves

5. Are State Pension age or over and no longer working

Application form

"My brother recently moved into Watts Almshouses. We have found the accommodation & facilities to be outstanding. All the staff have been extremely efficient, caring, & friendly. A wonderful gem in the heart of Rochester. We would have no hesitation in applying for accommodation if the need should arise."

Carol & Dave

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"I have both my independence and my security here, I feel safe and well looked-after and this is my home and I love it here."


"I can’t think of anywhere better."


"I’m more than happy and I feel safe here."


"Everyone is kind and considerate."


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