Anchor are members of a range of bodies and groups around England. We are continually involved in new initiatives that raise standards and shape best-practice in our ever-changing and growing sector. 


We are members of the following bodies and groups:

National Housing Federation (NHF)
NHF are an umbrella body that represents independent non-profit housing associations in the United Kingdom.

Care England
Care England are the largest representative body for community care in England

Associated Retirement Community Operators Limited (ARCO)
ARCO represents retirement community providers in the UK and aims to promote confidence in the sector and ensure all members are providing a high quality service to their residents. As Approved Subscribers, all our locations registered with ARCO seek to adhere to the principles laid out in the ARCO Consumer Code.

We also support ARCO's Help to Move campaign which calls for policy changes to ensure the rapidly ageing population of the UK has more suitable and specialist retirement housing provision.

Association of Retirement Housing Managers (ARHM)
ARHM represents managers of private retirement schemes.

Housing and Ageing Alliance
The Housing and Ageing Alliance is made up of a broad spectrum of people from local and national organisations working together with a single objective; to bring about improvements to the housing and living conditions of older people.

Ready for Ageing Alliance
An alliance of six major national charities: Age UK, Anchor, the Centre for Policy on Ageing, Independent Age, the International Longevity Centre-UK and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to urge the Government and all political parties to face up to the major changes and challenges from our rapidly ageing society

Care and Support Alliance
A consortium of organisations representing older and disabled people, working together to promote urgent reform to the care system.

Find out more about the Care and Support Alliance here.

Residents and Relatives Association
The Residents and Relatives Association support and inform residents, families and friends to find out all they need to know about residential care.

Your Care Rating
Anchor has signed up to Your Care Rating, the largest annual survey of care home residents in the UK.

Housing Centre UK
Housing Centre UK is a website providing information about the choice of affordable properties available to UK homeseekers. It aims to  help people quickly and easily understand what is available, where it is and how to reach the right place to make an application.

For more information about our affiliations or if you are interested in discussing partnership opportunities, please visit our Partnership page here.