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Lynch Close Sheltered Housing

  • 26 Single bedroom bungalows
  • One Guestroom (twin)
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  • Salisbury - 30 miles
  • Yeovil - 30 miles
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  • Built in 1969
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  • Common room
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
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  • Once a fortnight on a Thursday
Wiltshire Farm foods
  • Deliver every week
Link Scheme
  • Voluntary transport for the elderly
Daily paper delivery
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  • Gas
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  • Each bungalow has a private garden
  • Alongside communal lawns.
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  • Private parking is available for residents and visitors
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  • The area is quiet as Mere on the whole is an elderly village
  • The scheme itself is very flat and accessible.
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Day Centre

  • Run by Age Concern at scheme every Monday and Friday, also involves the outside community.

Exercise class

Coffee Morning

  • Once a week

Regular tenants' meetings

Christmas Parties

Summer barbecues

Day Trips

  • Arranged through day center, about 9-10 per year

Pantomime Visit

  • At Christmas

Christmas Lunch

  • Go out to a restaurant/pub
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Shops

  • 10 minute walk into Mere

Bus Stop

  • 5 minute walk into Mere
  • There are bus services to Gillingham, Salisbury, Wincanton and Yeovil.

Church

  • 20 minute walk, though often picked up by church members

Library

  • 20 minute walk into Mere

Doctor

  • 5-10 minute walk

Dentist  

  • 5-10 minute walk

Pubs

  • 2 hotels, 1 pub and 1 restaurant all within walking distance in Mere
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  • 'Very friendly social scheme where all the residents look out for each other.'
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Last updated: 15 September 2016 | Last reviewed: 15 September 2016