Set within this traditional Almshouse, built in 1870 by the Drapers Charity, Edmansons Close in Tottenham offers a range of 13 apartments for those aged 65 and over. With on-site facilities including a residents’ lounge, laundry and private car park, the properties are very convenient for local shops, transport links and amenities.
An on-site manager looks after the buildings and grounds maintenance, plus you can receive advice on accessing further help and support as required. Regular social activities and trips out take place, giving an opportunity to get to know other residents, whilst for those with green fingers a small allotment is provided.
In the locality
The area has plenty of shops, supermarkets and amenities to suit most requirements. Close to the estate can be found the Bruce Grove Health Care Centre, and there are several other doctors’ and dentists’ surgeries in the vicinity.
For fitness fans there are tennis courts within Bruce Castle park, plus Tottenham Green leisure centre provides great sports facilities including gyms, fitness classes, swimming pools, plus a luxurious spa and café serving delicious healthy food.
You can enjoy a gentle stroll or cycle at Tottenham Marshes, where many wildlife species have taken up residence. There are plenty of walking and cycling routes to choose from. If you are feeling more energetic you could take a pleasant eight mile walk along the River Lee towpath to the picturesque Country Park.
Of cultural interest
Bruce Castle is one of the oldest surviving brick buildings in England. The castle is renowned for having its own museum which was opened in 1906. For cultural art lovers there’s the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, designed by an award winning architect. Tottenham High Road has music clubs and bars offering a variety of music to suit individual tastes.
The community Festival and Carnival takes place every year along the Eade Road and at Bruce Castle Park. This hugely popular multicultural event celebrates the diverse cultures that exist in Tottenham.
Where we are
Tottenham is an area of north London in the London Borough of Haringey. Edmansons Close is situated near to Bruce Castle park, just off the A10 Bruce Grove. Not far from the park is Bruce Grove overground railway station, which serves Liverpool Street, Enfield and Cheshunt.
The nearest underground stations are Seven Sisters and Tottenham Hale, both just over a mile away. Several bus routes pass close by, offering easy access to other parts of London.
Distance to GP: 0.05 miles
Distance to shop: 0.05 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.02 miles
Distance to Post Office: 0.34 miles