Podsbrook House is a purpose built apartment block with the following accommodation for affordable rent:
- 24 studio apartments (suitable for single people)
- 3 one bedroom apartments (suitable for single people and couples)
- 3 two bedroom apartments (suitable for single people and couples)
Each apartment has its own kitchen and en-suite bathroom or shower room. The scheme has a residents lounge with communal kitchen, laundry and guest bedroom. Accommodation is arranged across three floors with the main facilities on the middle floor access to all floors is via a passenger lift or stairs.
The scheme is located a short walk from the town centre and has its own private car park and grounds. A computer for shared use is located in the residents lounge. Another recent addition is a basement facility for storing and charging mobility scooters.
Rents for studio flats begin at around £360 per calendar month inclusive of heating, hot water, emergency careline and service charges. Rents for one bedroom flats are around £385 per calendar month and two bedroom flats £445 per calendar month. Residents make arrangements to pay their own council tax and other utilities. We support our residents to claim housing benefit when necessary.
Witham Housing currently has studio apartments available for rent. With a lift to all floors, Podsbrook House benefits from a residents lounge; laundry facilities; guest suite; shared gardens and patio areas; resident parking including carports; and a mobility scooter store with charging facilities.
There is also internet access available to all residents via the scheme computer. The House Manager is on duty five days a week (Monday to Friday) and is available to ensure the residents wellbeing.
The residents of Podsbrook House enjoy a wide variety of regular social events and outings, organis ed by residents or the House Manager. The scheme is within easy reach of the town centre shops and facilities.