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Paddington Churches Housing Association - Ernest Harriss House

Name:Paddington Churches Housing Association - Ernest Harriss House
Address:61 Elgin Avenue London, W9 2BX
Map: 2BX
Telephone:020 7289 3931
Fax:0207 289 8052
Contact:Georgina James - Senior Sheltered Scheme Manager
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Telephone hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Social housing block (sheltered housing) with support for people of 60 years of age and over. Facilities include:

- 61 flats. A mixture of self-contained bedsits and one bedroom flats.
- Non-resident management staff and community alarm service.
- Lift, lounge, laundry, guest facilities.
- Rent (social landlord). Please call for details.
- Suitable for wheelchair users (ramps and lifts)
- Each flat has a Piper/Community alarm and door entry phone system.
- Two lifts serve all 4 floors.
- Two sheltered schemes.
- Scheme Facilities: Lounge, kitchen, laundry room and a hairdressers.
- Scheme Activities: Regular bingo, weekly coffee mornings, chair exercises, Zumba classes, and singing. Both residents and non-residents can use the facilities for leisure activities. External groups come in.

Local Amenities: Post Office and local shops are 1/2 mile away.

Local Leisure Facilities: ubilee and Porchester Centres, both 1 1/2miles away. St Peters Church is adjacent to the Block. Bingo is available at Lydford Road; Paddington Recreation Ground is 1/2 mile away; Westminster's Adult Education Service is based 1/2 mile away in Amberley Road.

Non-residents can attend House events which include:
- Monthly coffee mornings and beetle drives.
- Age UK arranges social activities at their Day Centre in the basement of the Block.

ROOM HIRE: Yes. Speak to the Housing Manager for details.

Also see WELDIS entry for "Paddington Churches Housing Association".

Wheelchair Access: Yes. Tenants are able to use wheelchairs in the scheme and some have scooters.

How to get there: Tube - Maida Vale or Westbourne Park. Buses - 6, 28, 31, 36 and 46.
Updated: 19/01/2012