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Hillyard House

Hillyard Street, Brixton, London SW9 0NH
The characteristic, yellow brick built corner plot building, with a decorative red brick addition above the storey elevation wrapping the property and a magnitude of dark framed windows decorating the exterior. The centre of the property holds a well-maintained grassed area with brick paved walkway, as well as wooden pergola covering the entranceways into the property.


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About us

Located in a residential area of Brixton, Hillyard House provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s.

Designed to offer comfort, independence and peace of mind, Hillyard House has everything you need to enjoy a happy, fulfilling retirement.

  • One or two bedroom apartment with open-plan lounge and kitchen
  • On-site communal facilities, including a lounge, restaurant and gardens 

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day and assistive technology built-in, for added peace of mind


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Our building

Hillyard House has a communal lounge, guest suite, hair salon, shop and a landscaped garden. There are lifts to all floors and level access throughout.

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Your apartment

Your new apartment is unfurnished so you can make it your own. It has an open plan lounge and kitchen with oven/white goods, one or two double bedrooms and a level-access shower room.

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Our community

Our weekly social activities and themed events throughout the year offer you a chance to meet new people and join our friendly community. There’s no obligation - you can take part as often as you want.

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Safety and security

The daytime reception, 24-hour care staff on site and secure door entry to the building and your apartment help you to feel safe and secure.

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There is free Wi-Fi in communal areas. Pull cords are fitted in every apartment, and we can provide assistive technology for extra safety and reassurance, which can be purchased at additional cost.

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Rent or leasehold

Apartments are available to rent for one person or two people. You may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent from Lambeth Council. There are no leasehold apartments available.

Communal facilities

  • Bright and airy communal lounge with comfy seating and a TV
  • Activities room
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Shop for everyday essentials
  • Accessible landscaped garden with raised flower beds and benches
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends
  • Accessible bathroom so you can enjoy a bath in safety and comfort
  • Buggy store with charge points for mobility scooters


  • The centre of Brixton is less than a 10 minute walk away.
  • Oval and Stockwell tube stations (zone 2) are both nearby.
  • King’s College Hospital with A&E is less than 10 minutes away by car.
  • There are several GP surgeries less than a mile away.
  • Central London is only 15 minutes away by bus.
  • The regular bus service, Dial-a-Ride scheme, tube and low-cost taxis make journeys easy.

Care and support

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Am I eligible?

To be eligible to live at Hillyard House, you must:

  • Be aged 55 or over
  • Reside in, or have a family connection to, the local area
  • Be referred by Lambeth Council, after having your care and support needs assessed and approved

We aim to offer a lively atmosphere and mixed community of people who have a range of care needs.

Hillyard House may not be suitable if you require a substantial amount of regular nursing care.

How do I apply?

  1. Contact us for an application form, or contact Lambeth Council’s adult social care team.
  2. We’ll arrange for you to visit and meet us.
  3. We’ll help you to complete a housing assessment and affordability form, as you may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent and part of your service charge.
  4. While you’re here, we may assess if you would benefit from care and support services, and our care provider, Radis Community Care, may arrange to visit you at home to discuss your needs. For your care to be funded by Lambeth Council, you must have had your needs assessed and approved by the adult social care team.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about Hillyard House, or to arrange a no-obligation visit, please contact us using the enquiry form below. Alternatively, you can call 0207 735 8245 during office hours.

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