Welcome to Back Hamlet
A friendly and safe welcome
Find out how we are welcoming new residents into our retirement housing, alongside the measures in place to keep everyone safe.
Owned by William Paul Housing Trust and managed by Anchor, Back Hamlet consists of 29 one and two bed retirement apartments with shared gardens, a lounge and laundry. A local manager looks after the upkeep of the buildings and gardens, as well as providing further help and support if required. Additional help and assistance is available through Anchor's 24 hour emergency call system. There's an opportunity to meet with other residents via regular coffee mornings and other social events. Local amenities include a convenience store, post office and dental surgery, with a regular bus service running to the town centre. Derby Road railway station is nearby for services to Felixstowe and Ipswich.
Features of Back Hamlet
Shared facilities complementing each private residence:
- Car parking available
Well maintained outdoor space for you to enjoy:
Care and support
More support available when you need it:
- 24 hour emergency response call system
Life at Back Hamlet
We offer purpose-built and well-maintained rented accommodation for people over the age of 55.
Your home will be completely self-contained with your own front door allowing the privacy and independence you expect. It will be easy to maintain, and you will be able to give your new home a personal touch and decorate and furnish it as you wish.
Your kitchen will have fully-fitted units. There will be storage space and lounge and bedroom areas.
Many of the people who live in our properties have arranged broadband and digital or satellite TV and most properties have a telephone point.
You will want to feel safe in your new home and that’s why each of our properties is fitted with an emergency alarm.
We endeavour to be completely transparent about all our charges and fees. Below is indicative pricing to act as a guide to the costs at Back Hamlet, Ipswich. For further information please contact us.
How much does it cost?
Properties for rent
Your monthly fee will range from £556.30 and normally includes your rent and service charge. Full details of exactly what you pay will be set out within your tenancy agreement, call us today to find out more.
What is included in rental fees?
Our service charge covers all the cost of amenities you share with your neighbours, including the estate manager service, our 24-hour emergency call service (Anchor On Call), repairs and maintenance, window cleaning, gardening and the cleaning of communal areas.
Your local council will be able to advise you about getting help paying your rent and service charge through housing benefit. They will also be able to tell you if they will be paying a grant to us to meet or contribute towards the support cost elements of our services to you.
Straightforward, supportive and safe
We continue to welcome new residents to our retirement housing safely and residents, colleagues and visitors are welcome to wear face-coverings, for example, in shared and busy areas.
Making the most of technology
Everyone’s safety and wellbeing is our absolute priority, so where possible we are offering prospective residents the opportunity to use technology to do virtual viewings and can send videos and photographs to support your decision making. We will of course be delighted to welcome you for an in-person viewing if this is your preference.
To start your enquiry, simply click “Enquire now” and call us or complete an enquiry form.
Our helpful team will offer you all the information you need to find your next home - we’ll provide you with full details of the property including up to date information on current vacancies and our waiting list.
They will be your main point of contact and will work with you to ensure your move goes smoothly and will continue to support you to settle in, offering you any advice and guidance you need to feel at home and confident in your choice to live with us.
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8AN