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Charles Smith House, Ladbrook Drive, Colchester, CO2 8RN

About Charles Smith House

Charles Smith House is located in Ladbrook Drive Colchester. There are 15 one-bedroom and 2 two-bedroom self-contained modern apartments located in a two storey building with a lift. Set in attractive gardens with a patio and seating area, a drying area, mobility scooter storage and a small number of parking spaces nearby for residents and visitors. Some properties benefit from a balcony or a terrace space. All properties have access to a range of communal facilities including a guest room for friends or family who may wish to stay nearby when visiting. Linked to Charles Smith House are 5 apartments in Ladbrook Drive located over the community Hall.

The apartments in Ladbrook Drive benefit from a 24 hour monitoring and response service provided by Helpline  along with a monthly visit by our team of visiting officers.

Charles Smith House benefits from a 24 hour monitoring and response service provided by Helpline which complements our team of visiting officers who visit each scheme daily during office hours, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm. Security features include a door entry system enabling you to see and check who your visitor is before allowing access to the building. The rental charge will vary dependent on the size of the property. The weekly rental charge includes a service charge for heating, electricity, water rates, maintaining the facilities, our visiting officer team and the alarm call system. If you are on a low income you may be entitled to help with your housing costs.

To find out more about the scheme please contact our enabling team on 01206 282514 or

Accommodation Details


Fitted kitchen with integrated oven & hob
Walk in shower room
Door and call assistance system
Balcony or terrace space in some apartment

Communal  facilities

Lift to all floors
Lounge with Wi Fi  Kitchen facility
Guest room
Modern Laundry Room and external drying areas
Mobile hairdresser visits regularly
Mobility scooter stores
Landscaped gardens


Bus stop nearby
Range of local shops located 5 minute walk
Choice of doctors from a group practice located at Abbeyfield Medical Centre
Local chemist with a prescription delivery service

Property Location