Drawbridge House

Chilton Street, Somerset TA6 01278 457 461

Set in a quiet, residential area of Bridgwater, Drawbridge House has eight fully-furnished bedrooms in a shared house. We provide support for adults aged 18 to 65, with a range of learning disabilities, encouraging them to develop their skills and live as independently as possible.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day
  • Long-term supported housing
  • Communal facilities including a lounge, kitchen, bathroom and garden




Bridgwater, close to shops, leisure facilities and public transport links.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

Eight fully-furnished bedrooms in a shared house.

Communal areas

Communal areas

A lounge with TV, kitchen, bathroom, laundry room and garden. Wi-Fi is available throughout.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site, CCTV and a secure door access system to ensure Drawbridge House is a safe and secure place to live.

Assistive technology

Assistive technology

Integrated emergency pull cord alarm system throughout, for reassurance and to support independence.

Tenancy agreement

Rental agreement type

All apartments are let on an excluded license agreement.

Support planning

Staff draw up a personalised support plan with residents using the Life Star model

Staff availability

Our highly-trained staff are on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week, giving residents peace of mind that assistance is always on-hand.

Tailored support, advice and assistance includes

  • Daily living skills
  • Maintaining a tenancy
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Building positive relationships
  • Managing nutrition and hydration needs
  • Developing hobbies and interests
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Signposting and accessing other services

Additional support services

Residents can purchase telecare technology to reduce their need for support whilst still feeling safe. We also provide follow-on support when residents move on to live independently.

Drawbridge House bedroom interior

For more details, download the Drawbridge House information leaflet (PDF 428KB).

Alternatively, if you have any questions about the support services we provide, please contact us directly.

We would be delighted to offer you advice or arrange an informal visit so you can see first-hand the excellent services and facilities we have to offer.


To be eligible for a place at Drawbridge House, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 to 65
  • Have a learning disability

How to apply

To apply, please complete the enquiry form below and ask for an application form. We also accept referrals from Somerset County Council and Sedgemoor District Council. All support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

Drawbridge House kitchen interior

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