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New Derby House

Aerial view of New Derby House

Seaside, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 6NP

Retirement housing - residents must be 60 years or older. Includes mobility and wheelchair standard properties.

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About New Derby House

Built in 1991 in the Seaside area of Eastbourne, New Derby House comprises of 41 flats with a mix of one-bed properties and two bookable guest rooms.

The court is fully wheelchair accessible and sits close to all amenities, including a retail park with superstores and other facilities. New Derby House is a short bus ride from Eastbourne town centre and many other local attractions.

New Derby House is managed by non-resident Retirement Housing Advisors; and each property has a Lifeline alarm service which is monitored 24/7 for emergencies.  Residents will have their own private dwellings, alongside the option of socialising within the communal areas, joining clubs, and becoming part of the strong retirement community.

Property details


  • Communal entrance with security Entryphone system.
  • Communal car park with EV charging point on-site
  • Communal gardens

Internal properties

The court comprises of 41 flats with a mix of one- and two-bedroom properties and guest facilities.

Communal Facilities

In addition to the private dwellings, New Derby House boasts excellent communal features such as:

  • Communal lounge with Wi-Fi
  • Guest facilities and accommodation
  • Garden
  • Lift
  • Hairdressing salon
  • Library
  • Communal kitchen
  • Laundry room
  • Games room

Social Activities

This is a very sociable court, but there are no obligations for residents to engage with activities.

Residents have organised regular coffee mornings, bingo, afternoon tea, and film screenings, and in addition will often hold social events between themselves for birthdays and other occasions.


What's Nearby

New Derby House is set in the heart of the Seaside area of Eastbourne, just five minutes from Eastbourne's iconic seafront promenade, close by to a large retail park and within a short distance from Eastbourne Sovereign Centre swimming and gym facilities. 

In addition to this, New Derby House is ideally situated for local amenities, with access to local shops, transport links, medical services, and entertainment all a short distance from your front door.

Key distances:

  • Regular bus service within 200 yards from scheme
  • 0.5 miles from nearest GP service - Princes Park Health Centre
  • Short bus ride into Eastbourne Town Centre
  • Nearest local shop 0.1 mile from front door
  • Supermarket 50 yards away
  • 0.7 miles from Princes Park 
  • On-street parking available



Rent charges

One-bedroom property - £78.57 per week

Service charges

There is a non-housing benefit/ universal credit eligible service charge for all properties, if a tenant qualifies for benefits, they will still need to pay a proportion of the service charge to cover personal gas and water usage in the flat and a lifeline charge.

One-bedroom property - £58.34


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