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Wimborne House

Truro Road, Gravesend, Kent DA12 5FG
Beautiful contemporary apartment building contrasting dark grey window frames with the multitoned red bricked exterior. The outdoor area offers metal seating as well as numerous wooden benches all looking out to the newly planted trees and garden area.


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Located on the outskirts of Gravesend, Wimborne House provides apartments and communal facilities for over 55s.

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

  • One or two double bedrooms with open plan lounge and kitchen
  • Communal amenities and facilities
  • Emergency alert system featuring intercom, pull cord and pendant or wrist alarms

Inspected and rated by the CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the national independent regulator of all health and social care services in England.

They inspect and monitor care homes, nursing homes and supported housing where personal care is provided and produce reports about them, to help you find a service that suits you.

Residents at Wimborne House receive CQC-registered personal care and domestic support, which is registered as Gravesend Care Services.


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Our building

Wimborne House has a communal lounge, games room, guest suite, salon, 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 or two people. You may be eligible for financial assistance towards your rent from Torbay Council. Leasehold apartments may also be available for private purchase from a current owner.

Communal facilities

  • Bright and airy communal lounge with comfy seating and lovely views of the surrounding area
  • Games room with pool table, darts board and board games
  • Hairdressing and beauty salon
  • Accessible bathroom so you can enjoy a bath in safety and comfort
  • Buggy store with charge points for mobility scooters
  • Guest suite for visiting family and friends


  • Local shops are a 20 minute walk away.
  • Railway and bus station in Gravesend.
  • Gravesend town centre is a 20 minute car or bus ride away.
  • Several GP surgeries nearby, and Darent Valley Hospital with A&E less than 20 minutes away by car.
  • Dial-a-Ride scheme makes local journeys easy.

Taste Restaurant

Our Taste restaurant is open to residents and visitors seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and snacks.*

We regularly have special menus to celebrate special occasions throughout the year and our Taste restaurant has a food hygiene rating of 5 from the Food Standards Agency.

*Opening hours and menu availability may be subject to change.

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Care and support

More information


Am I eligible?

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

  • Be aged 55 or over, or have long-term care needs
  • Reside in, or have a family connection to, the local area

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

You do not need to have any immediate care or support needs when you apply, but our kind and caring staff can support you if anything changes. 

Wimborne 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 Kent County 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 our care and support services, and we may arrange to visit you at home to discuss your needs. For your care to be funded by Kent County 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 Wimborne House, or to arrange a no-obligation visit, please contact us using the enquiry form below. Alternatively, you can call 01474 558 699 during office hours.

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