Nickleby Road

Nickleby Road, Chelmsford CM1 01245 443 822

Nickleby Road has 18 bedrooms spread across five shared houses, providing supported housing with personal care. Berwick Avenue has three bedrooms in a shared house, providing a short-term move-on service for residents who have lower support needs. Staff support adults aged 18 to 65, with a range of learning disabilities.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site various hours every day, to suit residents’ needs
  • Short-term supported housing with personal care, and move-on service
  • Communal lounges, kitchens, bathrooms, activity room and garden

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Three schemes across Chelmsford, within walking distance of shops, supermarkets, a cinema, parks, colleges, cinemas and public transport links.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

A total of 21 part-furnished single-occupancy bedrooms within six shared houses.

Communal areas

Communal areas

All the shared houses have a lounge, dining room, kitchen and bathroom. Residents also have access to an activity room and a large shared garden.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site, an out-of-hours service and secure door access system help to ensure residents feel safe and secure.

Tenancy agreement

Rental agreement type

All rooms are let on an assured shorthold tenancy agreement.

Nickleby Road garden

Care and support planning

Staff draw up a personalised care and support plan with residents using the Life Star model, with the aim of moving on to independent living.

Staff availability

Our highly-trained staff are available to contact at the main Nickleby Road service for various hours, seven days a week. Staff are also on stand-by outside of these hours, should residents require any further support.

Tailored support, advice and assistance includes

  • Daily living skills
  • Maintaining a tenancy
  • Managing personal care and medication
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Building positive relationships
  • Developing hobbies and interests
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Signposting and accessing other services
  • Planning a successful move-on

Additional support services

We also provide follow-on support when residents move on to live independently.Care and Support

For more details, download the Nickleby Road information leaflet (PDF 938KB). Alternatively, if you have any questions about the care and support services we provide, please contact us directly.


To be eligible for a place at Nickleby Road, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 to 65
  • Have a learning disability
  • Require a minimum of 5 hours care and support per week

How to apply

To apply, please complete the enquiry form below and ask for an application form. We also accept referrals from Essex County Council’s adult social care team. 

All care and support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.


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