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Downside Sheltered Housing, Wilton

Downside Sheltered Housing, Burcombe Lane, Near Wilton, Salisbury SP2 0ES. Downside is next to a park, and approximately 1 mile from Wilton town centre, and 4 miles from Salisbury. There is a bus stop outside Downside with buses into Wilton and Salisbury.

Wilton is a thriving market town with a dental practise, Co-op, weekly market, churches, pubs and Wilton Shopping Village which includes a range of eating options. There is a GP near to Downside. Salisbury has a wide range of shops, leisure facilities and transport links.

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Downside offers 14 one bedroomed bungalows for social rent. Utilities are gas central heating and the charges include a 24/7 emergency helpline.

There is a double guest room, residents’ lounge, kitchen and gardens.

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There is a communal accessible bathroom, shower room and toilets. There is no mobility scooter store.

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Grocery Man

  • Every Friday

Milkman

  • 3 times a week

Wiltshire Farm Foods

  • Once a week

Home Farm Foods

  • Once a week

Local Chemist

  • Will deliver repeat prescriptions

Mobile Library

  • Once a fortnight on a Tuesday
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Coffee Mornings

  • Every Wednesday

Church Service

  • Once a month on a Sunday

Luncheon Club

  • Every other Wednesday in Wilton

Over 60's Club

  • Every Friday in Wilton

Thursday Club

  • Elderly people's get together, have lunch and play games

Tenants arrange periodic lunches out together

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  • "Very caring scheme, just like one big family, everyone looks out for each other."
  • "The area is lovely as we have the best of both worlds, semi-country and semi-town. Most flats have a lovely view over the fields."
  • "The scheme is all on one level with no stairs, making it an excellent place of residence for elderly people."
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Last updated: 16 September 2019 | Last reviewed: 16 September 2019