The Ogilvie Charities

Sheltered accommodation in Suffolk and Essex, grant making for charitable purposes

Charles May House

Charles May House Charles May House

Charles May House is situated in the centre of Colchester just behind the Mercury Theatre within easy walking distance of shops and buses. The flats are set in communal gardens.

There are ten self contained flats all with their own kitchens and bathrooms. All have emergency alarms. Four flats are at ground level.

Charles May House is ideal for active older people who wish to be in a town with all its amenities. A Scheme Manager answers emergency calls. Residents have a common room with library facilities and guests may be accommodated from time to time.


  • Criteria: Applicants must be capable of independent living, be local residents, or have local connections.

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If you wish to apply for accommodation vacancies please download the forms from the page for the relevant property and send to us at the address below.


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