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Important informations about us

Our history

St. Anthony’s Sheltered Housing Complex was built in 1973 for Poles who wished to spend the later period of their lives in a typical Polish surrounding. The Home provides a typically Polish atmosphere, is situated near a Polish Restaurant and the Polish Church. 

Living accomodation

Our building is a sheltered complex where each resident occupies their own flat. There are 43 flats; 26 are single bed sits 17 one bedroom flats. Each flat except one or two rooms has its own kitchen, bathroom and a store room.

Public transport

We are situated two bus stops from Balham town centre which has lots of shops, including large supermarkets – Sainsburys, Waitrose and Boots, as well as banks and other local shops. Bus stops nearby take you to pretty much anywhere you want to go! There is also an Underground station which has northern line and a British Rail station. Therefore the transport connection is very convenient.

Eligibility criteria

St. Antony’s gives priority to Polish people living in England - over 60 years of age.


The rent is calculated per week and reviewed/amended on an annual basis (April). The weekly rent includes service charges, water rates, heating and hot water. The rent payments are required to be paid monthly.

Tenants who cannot afford to pay the full amount themselves can apply for Housing Benefit. For these tenants we offer assistance in completing relevant forms and liaison with Wandsworth Council if necessary.

Application for housing

To apply for housing at St. Anthony's Home please contact the office to obtain an application form and please return completed application to the office.