Hanover staff in our Chippenham office

About us

We're a national leader in providing a range of high quality, affordable homes and services designed exclusively for over 55s.

We have around 19,500 rental, sale and shared ownership properties in approximately 600 locations across England. This includes nearly 2,500 Extra Care Housing properties where residents can access 24-hour care on site. We also have Downsizer Homes in London and southern England.

Our services for residents include Hanover on Call, providing 24/7 alarm call monitoring and telecare assistance, and our free and confidential Be Wise advice services. Be Wise has helped identify nearly £10 million of extra income for residents over the last five years.

For over 50 years, our expertise and track record in innovation have helped to make us a trusted provider for those wishing to live independent, active and fulfilling lives. We're a not-for-profit organisation - any surplus we make is reinvested into maintaining our properties, improving our services and building more homes for older people.

In November 2018 we merged with Anchor to form Anchor Hanover, the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England.

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Our leadership

Governance of Anchor Hanover is entrusted to a board of non-executive directors and executive directors.

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Our merger

We’ve merged with Anchor to form Anchor Hanover, the largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life in England.

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Why us

We're a leading provider of homes and services for over 55s.

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Publications

A range of publications about our work in providing quality homes and services for over 55s.

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Influencing policy

We work with government and other organisations to help shape policies and decisions.

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Building new homes

We have a proud tradition of providing housing choices for over 55s.

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Community partnerships

We work in partnership with organisations to develop projects that benefit older people.

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