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Independent Living properties

The first new Independent Living homes are in Harwich, Walton-on the-Naze and Saffron Walden, in addition to existing schemes in Chelmsford, Witham and Pitsea.

By 2022, 1,800 new Independent Living homes are planned for:

All rental rates stated for individual schemes are correct at July 2017.

If you would like to register your interest, get in touch.

Extra Care housing

There are other housing schemes across the County offering similar facilities and the same care and support services as Independent Living housing, including 24 hour care and support on site, which are known as Extra Care housing.

These housing schemes are of older design and smaller in size compared to Independent Living housing. All Extra Care schemes are currently under review to be completed by April 2018.

Visit our housing schemes directory to find out more.

If you're interested in registering your interest, get in touch.

Beaumont House, Walton

Beaumont is located in Walton-on-the-Naze, a coastal Essex town famous for it's sandy beach and colourful beach huts.


Freeman Court, Chelmsford

Built in 2016, and located just opposite the mainline train station, Freeman Court offers 65 Independent Living apartments designed for the over 55s. Apartments are for available for rent.


Helen Court, Witham

Helen Court offers 55 Independent Living apartments designed for the over 55s for rent. The estate offers a wide range of on-site facilities which include a residents’ lounge, hair salon and guest room. It has a picturesque riverside location within landscaped gardens and is handy for local shops and the town centre.


L&Q at Mandeville Place, Saffron Walden

Situated in North-West Essex, Mandeville Place is located on Radwinter Road in the charming picturesque medieval market town Saffron Walden. Saffron Walden is a town of rich heritage, with an array of historic buildings, such as the Jacobian mansion Audley End House and Saffron Walden Museum, and the largest parish church in Essex at its heart.


Poplar House, Pitsea

Poplar House has a welcoming reception, lobby and many spacious communal areas including beautifully decorated lounges and a library. The scheme has its own restaurant where residents can enjoy nutritious home cooked meals prepared by a professional in-house catering team.


Rosebank Park, Harwich

Rosebank park is located in central Harwich, close to shops, transport and Harwich and District Hospital. Just 20 minutes from the beach, some flats have views of Dovercourt Bay.