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Downside Sheltered Housing

  • 14 Single bedroom flats
  • 1 Guestroom (double)
  • Accommodation situated on 1 level with no stairs.
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Salisbury - 5 miles

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Built in 1977

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  • Common room
  • Laundry
  • Kitchen
  • Disabled toilets, shower room and bathroom
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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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  • Gas
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  • Fairly large communal garden with benches
  • Scheme is also next to a recreational park.
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  • Parking for scheme situated within cul-de-sac, limited space.
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  • Reasonably quiet with a lot of elderly people
  • Occasional problems from children on adjacent estate.
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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 put together

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Shops

  • In Wilton, 30 minute walk for residents.

Bus Stop

  • Just outside scheme, 2 buses every hour

Churches

  • At least 4 in Wilton, can be reached by walking or bus.

Doctor

  • 2 surgeries in Wilton, Doctor's will come out, though the closest is a 15 minute walk for residents.

Dentist

  • Private in Wilton, NHS in Salisbury

Pubs

  • 5 altogether in Wilton

Leisure Facilities

  • Central Salisbury
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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: 13 September 2016 | Last reviewed: 13 September 2016