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Catherine Baird Court

36 Balham High Road, Balham, London, SW12 9AH. Retirement housing

The Salvation Army Housing Association

Managed by: The Salvation Army Housing Association

Email your enquiry or 0800 970 6363

Manager's description

“Catherine Baird Court is sheltered accommodation for the elderly in Balham, London. It comprises 4 floors, containing 24 flats. There are 2 wheelchair accessible flats and a mixture of flats suitable for single people or couples. Each flat comprises a lounge, bedroom, purpose built shower room and kitchen. Residents are supported by the Scheme Manager who works 32.5 hours per week, and there is a Careline service for out of hours emergencies. The Housing Officer also visits the scheme regularly to offer Housing Management support to residents”

Main facts

  • Retirement housing
  • 24 flats. Built in 1988. Sizes 1 bedroom. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties
  • Visiting management staff (Careline service out of hours, and the Housing Officer visits), Non-resident management staff (part time) and Careline alarm service
  • lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities, garden, library
  • Whole site accessible by wheelchair. Access to site easy. Distances: bus stop 1 yards; shop 1 yards; post office 0.25 mile(s); town centre 0.5 mile(s)
  • Regular Social Activities include: quiz nights, crafts, exercise group, and library, organised by Residents and Scheme Manager. New residents accepted from 55 years of age
  • Tenure(s): Rent (social landlord)

Info updated: 03/06/2013. Update info



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Residents’ views

A number of residents have taken part in the EAC National Housing for Older People Awards, or used the EAC Residents Consultation Service (RCS); they have given top marks to this scheme for:

  • Convenience of the location
  • Number / size of facilities
  • Quality of design
  • Quality of the building and facilities
  • Quality of the garden
  • Quality of the individual apartments

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36 Balham High Road, Balham, London, SW12 9AH

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