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Gwent Court

Aerial photo of Gwent Court

St James Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 7BX

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

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About Gwent Court 

Built in 1975 in the Seaside area of Eastbourne, Gwent Court comprises of 14 flats with a mix of 12 one-bed and 2 two-bed properties.

The court is fully wheelchair accessible and sits close to all amenities, including a range of local shops and other facilities. Gwent Court is a short bus ride from Eastbourne town centre and many other local attractions.

Gwent Court 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 lounge and becoming part of the strong retirement community.

Property details


Communal entrance with security Entryphone system.
Communal car park with limited spaces
Communal gardens

Internal properties

The court comprises of:

1 bed    x 12
2 bed    x  2
Bookable guest room x 1 

Social Activities

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

Residents have organised regular craft and coffee mornings and will often hold social events between themselves for birthdays and other occasions.

Communal facilities

In addition to the private dwellings, Gwent Court boasts excellent communal features such as:

  • Communal lounge with Wi-Fi
  • Guest facilities and accommodation
  • Garden
  • Lift
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry room
  • Library


What's Nearby

Gwent court is set in the heart of the Seaside area of Eastbourne, just five minutes from Eastbourne's iconic seafront promenade. 

In addition to this, Gwent Court 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 20 yards from scheme
  • Fifteen-minute walk or a short bus ride into Eastbourne Town Centre for access to many shops, food establishments, entertainment and Eastbourne train station.
  • Nearest doctors - Seaside Medical Centre - 5/10-minute walk
  • Nearest electric vehicle (EV) charging point - Redoubt car park, Royal Parade - 0.4 miles




Rent charges

1 Bed Flat  - £90.55 per week

2 Bed Flat -£99.60 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 - £81.08 per week - includes personal use of gas and water.

Two-bedroom property - £82.02 - per week - includes personal use of gas and water.


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