For most of our Extra Care Housing estates we have agreements with the local authority to let a percentage of our vacant properties to people nominated by them. Hanover’s agreement for this estate is that all of the allocations are managed by the local authority, Thurrock Council, who can be contacted on 01375 652868.
Elizabeth Gardens is a development of 65 Extra Care apartments with shared gardens, residents’ lounge, hair salon and guest room. A variety of social activities are also offered for residents to enjoy.
An on-site manager takes care of buildings and grounds maintenance, as well as assisting with access to further support if required. The properties are also close to local shops, transport links and amenities.
Grays shopping centre offers easy parking and shops all on one level. There are many health care practitioners in the locality to choose from. In West Thurrock there is a large multiplex cinema attached to the Lakeside Shopping Centre.
Museums and historic buildings in the area include Tilbury Fort, Thurrock Museum and Walton Hall Farm Museum, while nature lovers may enjoy days out at the many local country parks in nearby Purfleet.
Elizabeth Gardens is sited close to open countryside just off the A13, near junction 31 of the M25 motorway. The local railway station in the town centre has regular services to London Fenchurch Street and Southend.
Most bus services in Thurrock run from Grays bus station, including those to nearby Rainham, Hornchurch, Basildon and Lakeside shopping centre. Blue Water, the main shopping centre in Kent, can also be reached via buses from Lakeside