Built in 1866 and renovated in 1991, the John Penn and Widow Smith Almshouses were designed to house local people over the age of 60. It is a development of 10 properties with access to shared gardens, a residents’ lounge and guest facilities. The maintenance of the buildings/grounds is taken care of by the Housing Manager.
The properties are convenient for local shops, amenities and bus/rail links.
Greenwich offers a variety of shopping opportunities, including independent clothes retailers, local food stores and a weekly market.
You will also find a variety of restaurants, theatres and attractions such as the National Maritime Museum and the O2, while Greenwich Park is home to the Royal Observatory and the Meridian Line.
Only 20 minutes from central London, Greenwich is easy to reach by tube, Docklands Light Railway, rail or bus. The development is conveniently situated just off the A2, giving easy access to junction 2 of the M25.
The Jubilee line of the tube network runs to nearby North Greenwich, site of the O2 and a short bus ride from the town centre, plus there are also a number of river boat services running from Greenwich Pier, managed by London River Services.
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