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Lanfear Close Sheltered Housing

  • 22 Single bedroom flats
  • One Guestroom (single)
  • Accommodation situated on two floors with no internal lift, just three flights of stairs.
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  • Salisbury - 8.5 miles
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  • Built in 1973
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  • Common room
  • Laundry
  • Kitchen
  • Library - within scheme, books are replaced three times a year
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Hairdresser
  • Once a fortnight on a Tuesday
Chiropodist
  • When requested
Wiltshire Farm Foods
  • Deliver every Monday
Home Farm Foods
  • Deliver every Thursday
Link Scheme
  • Voluntary transport for the elderly
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  • Electric
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  • Large garden laid to lawn at the back with pretty flower beds in the front
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  • Scheme situated within its own cul-de-sac, therefore plenty of private parking
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  • Generally quite quiet as away from the centre of Amesbury
  • Occasional problems with noisy children
  • There is no lift and one of the corridors is on a slope
  • There is no bus stop near the scheme and the town centre is approximately half a mile away down quite a steep hill.
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Durrington Day Centre

  • Every Friday, except in August

Oasis Club, Amesbury

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday, arrange outings and bingo.

Friendship Club

  • Held in Durrington and Bulford

Amesbury Baptist Church

  • Once a month on second Wednesday take residents to church where they have lunch and a guest speaker and on the third Wednesday have a service at the scheme.

Communion

  • At scheme followed by coffee morning.

Tenants arrange periodic social activities in the lounge

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  • Shops  
  • 2 minute taxi journey to centre of Amesbury

Bus Stop

  • About 5-600 yards from scheme, residents use taxis a lot.

Churches

  • 4 in Amesbury, closest is about a 15-20 minute walk

Doctors

  • 2 surgeries, Barcroft Practice and Mellow House, which is the closest (10-15 minutes walk).

Dentist

  • The Old Health Centre, central Amesbury

Pubs

  • lots!

The banks and Post Office

  • All situated on the High Street

Leisure Facilities

  • Central Amesbury, though nearest swimming pool is 2.5 miles away in Durrington.
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  • "Though the scheme is quite elderly, we are very sociable and do a lot of activities, which is nice.'
  • 'Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, we are really enclosed making the area very secure.'
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Last updated: 15 September 2016 | Last reviewed: 15 September 2016