England's largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people
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Standing Up 4 Sitting DownOur national initiative to improve people's access to their local high street by increasing the amount of seating available to those who need it Find out more
Keble Court luxury apartmentsA beautiful development designed to meet the specific needs of older people Find out more
Personally tailored residential care24-hour personal and practical support provided by well-trained, caring staff Find out more
Our passion at Anchor is giving older people a choice of great places and ways to live.
Our impressive range of services are designed to help you live life your way, and by staying true to our values we’re proud to say that we’ve become the largest not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people in England.
Anchor retirement villages offer a range of luxury retirement properties and state-of-the-art leisure facilities set in the beautiful surroundings of a rural village development.
With 50 years of experience, Anchor is an established and trusted not-for-profit care home provider with more than 100 residential homes across the country.
Properties for sale
Anchor’s leasehold retirement properties offer you the opportunity to own your perfect home with peace of mind that maintenance of the building and grounds will be taken care of.
Properties for rent
Anchor’s retirement properties for rent offer affordable housing options at more than 660 locations across the country, providing you with a wealth of choice.
The right home for you, now and into the future
We offer a wealth of purpose-built options for your next home, from affordable rented housing to spacious leasehold apartments and luxury retirement villages. Our retirement housing is all designed to offer you a sense of community, security, independence and peace of mind.
What could my new home be like?
Anchor’s retirement properties for sale offer you the opportunity to own your perfect home. Ranging from quiet cul-de-sacs to award-winning luxury estates, each Anchor retirement development is unique; however all share the same high standard of construction, responsive management and total commitment to quality customer service.Find out more
Affordable housing options
Our retirement properties for rent offer affordable housing options at more than 660 locations across the country and provide you with a wealth of choice. Our rental properties include purpose-built and well maintained studio flats, one, two or three-bedroom properties as well as bungalows.Find out more
A trusted care home provider
We are also a well established and trusted care home provider with more than 100 care homes across the country offering older people personally tailored residential and dementia care every day.
Our insight and reputation are built on 50 years' experience, we are committed to providing all of the older people living with us, whatever their needs, with exactly the right level of support to get the best out of life.
Personally tailored residential care
At Anchor we offer personally tailored residential care within the warm, safe and friendly surroundings of our care homes. Our 24-hour personal and practical support is provided by well-trained, caring staff and is designed to ensure you continue to enjoy maximum independence as well as peace of mind, knowing that help is always at hand.Find out more
Specialist dementia care
We recognise a person living with dementia is, first and foremost, a person – unique and with a rich history of experiences, abilities, skills, knowledge, preferences, desires and personality. We respond to the individual and support what they can do with a personalised care plan, always looking for opportunities to build on their strengths and abilities.Find out more
Five Anchor Hanover developments have won accolades at this year’s national Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) Awards.
Leading national housing provider Anchor Hanover has been shortlisted in three categories as part of this year’s prestigious Housing Heroes Awards.
A retirement village in Eastleigh, Hampshire owned and managed by Anchor Hanover has hosted a fact finding visit from delegates of The Icelandic Seaman Association.
Care homes across Anchor Hanover are organising activities to mark Dementia Action Week.
A housing professional from Worcestershire has won a top prize at the at this year’s ASCP Safety & Compliance Awards.
A diverse range of organisations has launched an innovative pilot to address physical inactivity in later life, one of the greatest public health challenges facing the country.
Oakwood Grange care home in Royston has been classed as Good in all five areas inspected by regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Residents and visitors to Bishopstoke Park retirement village in Eastleigh enjoyed an afternoon tasting cheeses and wines recently.
Three Leeds care homes have launched a letter writing project to combat loneliness for those older people living alone in the community.
Anchor Hanover's apprenticeship scheme has been shortlisted as a finalist in the “Best Intermediate Apprenticeship” at the School Leavers Awards 2019.
Anchor Hanover has appointed three leading energy, services and regeneration specialists as strategic delivery partners in a ten-year contract worth around £160 million.
A small grant funding programme designed to enhance wellbeing for older people living on Anchor Hanover estates across the country has now passed the £600k mark.
A care home in Southampton has created a sensory room to help residents with dementia relax and to stimulate them mentally.
Customer Relations Manager Suzanne Steed is so confident with the quality of care at Willow Gardens care home that she has moved her own relative in.
Bluegrove House care home in Bermondsey has been rated outstanding in the responsive category by inspectors from regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Aspiring Damien Hirsts and Tracey Emins from Hadleigh learned how to paint from an artist living at Canterbury House care home last week.
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Building on relationships
At Anchor we work hard to get to know the people living with us, build relationships and ensure the service we provide is the one that people want.
New retirement property developments
Our ambitious and innovative new development plans demonstrate our commitment to meeting the changing needs and aspirations of older people.
First and foremost Anchor Hanover is a not-for-profit charitable organisation. Find out more.
Meeting your changing needs
Anchor understands the challenges we all face as we get older. As a valued customer you can be assured that should your needs change in future we will be on hand to offer you help and advice.
Anchor ensures that dignity, equality and justice are central to the way we work, and that the distinctive, diverse and unique contributions of our employees and customers are valued.
Anchor’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans group
Our Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Trans (LGBT) Group aims to tackle concerns that moving into sheltered housing or a care home as an older LGBT+ person may be a lonely or isolating experience.
Language support service
Anchor utilizes the skills of our diverse workforce to provide a language support service to help improve communication with our customers who don’t speak English as a first language.
At Anchor we recognise that pets provide companionship, comfort and love, and therefore have a ‘pet friendly’ policy that covers all of our rented retirement housing and care homes.