Hamewith Court sheltered housing

On this page you will find information about Hamewith Court sheltered housing:


Hamewith Court is located within the village of Alford, featuring the Grampian Transport Museum and the Alford Ski Centre. The full address is:

Hamewith Court and Hamewith Cottages
Balfour Road
AB33 8QW

There is a local convenience shop under 600 yards away and a post office.

The wider area of Alford offers:

  • coffee shops
  • a fish and chip shop
  • bakers
  • a golf club

The city of Aberdeen is approximately twenty-six miles from Alford, offering a wide range of shopping centres, green spaces and leisure activities.


Hamewith Court has twenty-eight flats (across two levels) and twenty-four cottages with:

  • lift access
  • a communal lounge
  • a library
  • gardens

Flats have:

  • oil heating
  • double glazing
  • fitted kitchens

Hamewith Court is fitted with a door entry system and all properties are connected to the Community Alarm Service.


Many sheltered housing communities offer opportunities to engage with other tenants and participate in activities. The communal areas, such as lounges and gardens, provide space tenants can use for relaxation and casual socialising.

Activities vary from community to community, and can include:

  • fish and chip nights
  • bingo
  • dominoes
  • craft clubs
  • concerts

Tenants are regularly consulted regarding future activities and encouraged to contribute suggestions. Available activities will be advertised on the notice board within Hamewith Court.


For general enquiries about sheltered housing please email or phone 01467 468154.

For questions about Hamewith Court please email or phone 01224 472856.

If you wish to apply for sheltered housing you can do so through our housing portal.