The Ogilvie Charities

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

Ogilvie Almshouses

A terrace of nineteen houses situated on a common near Aldringham, Suffolk. A lovely rural site situated at the end of a road next to a church.  The houses overlook the common with many walks and wildlife nearby. Built in the 1880's they have recently been modernised. These two storey houses have two bedrooms and an upstairs lavatory as well as a downstairs bathroom with lavatory. An additional feature is the chance to have an allotment.

There is a Scheme Manager who visits the site regularly and each dwelling is fitted with an emergency alarm call system. A weekly shopping bus is provided to take residents into nearby Leiston. Outings and communal activities are arranged by residents and the Scheme Manager.


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

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Contact us

To contact us please use any of the methods below. 

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.


 houseThe Gate House, 9 Burkitt Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4JJ

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telephone Phone: 01394 388746

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