England’s largest provider of specialist housing and care for people in later life
Anchor care homes pass new CQC Covid assessment
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have introduced a new framework designed to assess how well care homes have managed the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and their ability to deliver safe care. So far, over a third of Anchor care homes have been assessed under the Emergency Support Framework (ESF) and we are proud as an organisation to be rated as managing well.Find out more
Later life is for living.
Helping people enjoy later life is our passion. It has been for more than 50 years. And today, we offer an impressive choice of housing, care homes and services at almost 1,700 locations across England.
Buy or rent from us and you’ll enjoy a secure and welcoming home from a not-for-profit organisation that puts you at the heart of everything we do, a home where you’ll love living in later life.
Anchor Hanover retirement villages offer a range of luxury retirement properties and state-of-the-art leisure facilities set in the beautiful surroundings of a rural village development.
With more than 50 years of experience, we are an established and trusted not-for-profit care home provider with more than 100 residential homes across the country.
Properties for sale
Anchor Hanover’s leasehold retirement properties offer you the opportunity to own your perfect home with peace of mind that maintenance of the building and grounds will be taken care of.
Properties for rent
Anchor Hanover’s retirement properties for rent offer affordable housing options at more than 1,100 locations across the country, providing you with a wealth of choice.
The right home for you, now and into the future
We offer a wealth of purpose-built options for your next home, from affordable rented housing to spacious leasehold apartments and luxury retirement villages. Our retirement housing is all designed to offer you a sense of community, security, independence and peace of mind.
Own your perfect home
Anchor Hanover’s retirement properties for sale offer you the opportunity to buy a home that is right for you. Ranging from quiet cul-de-sacs to award-winning luxury estates, each Anchor Hanover retirement development is unique; however all share the same high standard of construction, responsive management and total commitment to quality customer service.Find out more
Affordable housing options
Our retirement properties for rent offer affordable housing options at more than 1,100 locations across the country and provide you with a wealth of choice. Our rental properties include purpose-built and well maintained studio flats, one, two or three-bedroom properties as well as bungalows.Find out more
Hanover Housing Association and Anchor Trust merged in November 2018. As Anchor Hanover, we're building on all our previous experience, using our combined size and strength to transform housing and care.
Personally tailored residential care
Anchor care homes offer personally tailored residential care in warm, safe and friendly surroundings. Our 24-hour personal and practical support is provided by well-trained, caring staff and is designed to ensure you continue to enjoy maximum independence as well as peace of mind, knowing that help is always at hand.Find out more
Specialist dementia care
We recognise a person living with dementia is, first and foremost, a person – unique and with a rich history of experiences, abilities, skills, knowledge, preferences, desires and personality. We respond to the individual and support what they can do with a personalised care plan, always looking for opportunities to build on their strengths and abilities.Find out more
Building on relationships
At Anchor Hanover we work hard to get to know the people living with us, build relationships and ensure the service we provide is the one that people want.
New retirement property developments
Our ambitious and innovative new development plans demonstrate our commitment to meeting the changing needs and aspirations of older people.
First and foremost Anchor Hanover is a not-for-profit charitable organisation. Find out more.
Meeting your changing needs
Anchor Hanover understands the challenges we all face as we get older. As a valued customer you can be assured that should your needs change in future we will be on hand to offer you help and advice.
Diversity and Inclusion
Anchor Hanover ensures that dignity, equality and justice are central to the way we work, and that the distinctive, diverse and unique contributions of our employees and customers are valued.
Anchor Hanover’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans group
Our Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Trans (LGBT) Group aims to tackle concerns that moving into sheltered housing or a care home as an older LGBT+ person may be a lonely or isolating experience.
Language support service
Anchor Hanover utilizes the skills of our diverse workforce to provide a language support service to help improve communication with our customers who don’t speak English as a first language.
At Anchor Hanover we recognise that pets provide companionship, comfort and love, and therefore have a ‘pet friendly’ policy that covers all of our rented retirement housing and care homes.