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Shrewsbury Drapers Company

Drapers Place

An exciting new development of 25 apartments off Abbey Foregate behind our Hospital of the Holy Cross house adjacent to the Abbey Church.

There are 21 one-bedroom and 4 two-bedroom apartments. It is warden-assisted by regular visits. She lives at Fairford Place in Coleham, Shrewsbury with 16 residents. You need to be able to look after yourself (perhaps with visiting help) - Drapers Place is not a Care Home. It has been designed for one-bedroom apartment to be large enough for two people and for wheelchair access.

Expression of Interest

We are now collecting information about anyone who is expressing interesting in becoming a resident of Drapers Place. There will be some restrictions in eligibility under scheme. At this stage we are just compiling a list of names to whom we will send details for application in the near future. There are a number of details that need to be finalised such as weekly maintenance contributions (rent) and service charges. Most of our present residents are on high levels of Housing Benefit or the equivalent.

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resident of Shropshire or Powys or with close connections
approaching or have reached retirement age



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Applications welcomed for Drapers Place

If you would like to register your interest please complete our Application Form.