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Racing Homes

Racing Welfare owns and manages a portfolio of 144 residential units across the UK. The accommodation is offered at a subsidised rent and the quality reflects best practice in social housing

Racing Homes is the housing association that owns and manages properties on behalf of Racing Welfare, managing 144 properties across racing centres including; Newmarket, Lambourn, Malton and Middleham.

Our portfolio focuses on providing properties for retired and young people (16-21), providing both sheltered and general needs housing. Racing Homes also offers an advice and support service those working or retired from the racing and breeding industries.

Racing Homes aims to follow the very best practice in social housing, providing high quality accommodation and support whilst charging rent at social rent levels.

Please find below applications for housing for Young Racing staff and Retired racing staff

Application for Housing- Young Racing Staff

Application for Housing- Retired Staff

Once you have filled in the relevant form then please hand it in to your local Racing Welfare office or post it to Head Office.

For more information please contact Racing Welfare on 0800 6300 443 or get more advice on Racing Homes here. 

 

NEWMARKET

Newmarket has a number of retirement schemes and a hostel for young people. The retirement accommodation is spread out over seven different locations proving both sheltered and general needs housing.

MacDonald Buchanan House Newmarket

MacDonald Buchanan House Newmarket

This property provides bedsits for working staff. 

A modern purpose built three storey building:

  • 18 x bedsits.
  • Each bedsit consists of a bedsitting room, kitchenette and bathroom and are fully furnished.
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

MacDonald Buchanan House,
Howard de Walden Way,
Newmarket,
Suffolk,
CB8 0LT

Ian Trethowan House Newmarket

Ian Trethowan House Newmarket

These flats are let to working staff with dependent children. 

A modern purpose built three storey property:

  • 7 x two bedroom flats.
  • Each flat consists of two bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and lounge.
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

Ian Trethowen House
Howard de Walden Way
Newmarket
Suffolk
CB8 0LU

Jack Jarvis Close Newmarket

Jack Jarvis Close Newmarket

Jack Jarvis Close houses retired staff and their dependents and is designed to promote independent living. 

A modern purpose built town centre development:

  • 26 x 2 bedroom flats.
  • 3 x studio flats.
  • The flats consist of sitting room, kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms.
  • The studios have a bed-sitting room, kitchen and bathroom.
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

Jack Jarvis Close
Newmarket
Suffolk
CB8 8HY

Rous Memorial Court Newmarket

Rous Memorial Court Newmarket

This accommodation is for retired staff. 

A town centre development:

  • 11 x 2 bedroom flats.
  • 5 x 1 bedroom flats.
  • Rous memorial Court is a grade II listed building (originally a cottage hospital).
  • Grounds and communal facilities are shared with Rous Memorial Cottages.
  • Flats have level access showers, call monitoring system, with communal lounges, computer suite, laundry and lift to first floor.
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

Rous Memorial Court
Old Station Road
Newmarket
Suffolk
CB8 8EB

Rous Memorial Cottages Newmarket

Rous Memorial Cottages Newmarket

The accommodation is for retired staff. 

A town centre development:

  • 2 x 2 bedroom Grade II listed properties.
  • 6 x 1 bedroom Grade II listed properties.
  • Each cottage has a sitting room, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom(s).
  • The development sits in the grounds of Rous Court, also owned by Racing Homes.
  • Rous Cottages tenants have use of the facilities in the main building.
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

Rous Memorial Cottages
Old Station Road
Newmarket
Suffolk
CB8 8DP

Hamilton Road Newmarket

Hamilton Road Newmarket

This property provides accommodation for retired staff. 

An edge of town development:

  • 5 x 1 bedroom bungalows.
  • Each bungalow consists of a sitting room, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom.
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

32-35 Hamilton Road
Newmarket
Suffolk
CB8 0NY

Wilfred Sherman House Newmarket

Wilfred Sherman House Newmarket

Wilfred Sherman House provides accommodation for retired staff. 

A converted two-storey building:

  • 4 x 2 bedroom flats.
  • 1 x 2 bedroom new build cottage.
  • Four two bedroom flats and a two bedroom cottage, utilising renewable energy technology.
  • All properties are fully disabled accessible with level
    access shower rooms and a lift to the first floor.
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

Wilfred Sherman House
Park Lane
Newmarket
Suffolk
CB8 8AX

Jim Joel Court Newmarket

Jim Joel Court Newmarket

Jim Joel Court is a sheltered scheme for retired racing staff with a welfare support worker. 

A modern purpose built two-storey building:

  • 23 x 1 bedroom flats.
  • 1 x 2 bedrooms flat.
  • 1 x Guest room.
  • Each flat consists of a bedroom(s), sitting room, kitchen and bathroom.
  • Four flats are designed for disabled persons.
  • Communal lounge with pool table, laundry room and kitchen.
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

Jim Joel Court
Howard de Walden Way
Newmarket
Suffolk
CB8 0LX

Childwick House Newmarket

Childwick House Newmarket

These properties are let to retired stable staff via nomination rights. 

A modern purpose built two-storey building:

  • 6 x very sheltered studio flats.
  • These flats are designed for individuals with personal care needs.
  • There is 24 hour care provision on site and applications are subject to a formal allocations process.
  • Assured Tenancies.

Childwick House
Howard de Walden Way
Newmarket
Suffolk
CB8 0QZ

Summerhill House, Newmarket

Summerhill House, Newmarket

An exciting new project that will provide rental retirement housing for people who have dedicated their lives to the horseracing industry.

  • 21 x 2-bedroomed apartments
  • Built to lifetime home standards
  • ‘Dementia friendly’
  • Full disabled access

Howard de Walden Way,
Newmarket,
Suffolk
CB8

LAMBOURN

Our four properties in Lambourn are made up of schemes focused on retired and young people's housing.

Peter Walwyn House Lambourn

Peter Walwyn House Lambourn

This property provides accommodation for young people entering racing who have completed training at one of the racing schools. 

A converted grade II listed building:

  • 4 x bedrooms with shared facilities including a communal lounge, kitchen and bathroom.
  • The accommodation is fully furnished.
  • Excluded License Agreements.

Peter Walwyn House,
1 High Street,
Lambourn,
Hungerford,
Berkshire,
RG17 8XL

4 – 8 Pegasus Court Lambourn

4 – 8 Pegasus Court Lambourn

These properties are let to working staff. 

A modern two storey courtyard development:

  • 5 x 1 bedroom houses.
  • Each property consists of a sitting room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.
  • The properties are unfurnished.
  • The building is of brick and timber construction under a tiled roof.
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

4-8 Pegasus Court,
Lambourn,
Hungerford,
Berkshire,
RG17 8XW

1-6 Fir Tree Cottages West Ilsley

1-6 Fir Tree Cottages West Ilsley

These properties are let to retired staff. 

No’s 1 – 4 Fir Tree Cottages are Grade II listed period cottages with modern extensions:

  • 4 x 2 bedroom cottages.
  • Each cottage is different in size and layout but all have two bedrooms, lounge, kitchen and bathroom.
  • No’s 5 & 6 are 2 x 1 bedroom bungalows. Each bungalow has a bedroom, lounge, kitchen and bathroom.
  • Assured Shorthold Tenancies.

1-6 Fir Tree Cottages,
West Ilsley,
Newbury,
Berkshire,
RG20 7AA

Fielden Court Kingsclere

Fielden Court Kingsclere

These properties are let to retired staff via nomination rights.

A modern purpose built development:

  • 17 x 2 bedroom flats

Fielden Court,
Kingsclere,
Newbury,
Hampshire,
RG20 5PG

MALTON

Our single property in Malton is specifically for young people starting out in racing.

4 Old Maltongate

4 Old Maltongate

Opened in February 2015, this converted building now provides accommodation for young people working in the racing industry:

  • 6 x bedrooms with shared facilities including a communal lounge, kitchen and bathroom.
  • The accommodation is fully furnished.
  • Excluded License Agreements.
  • “The Elm Park Suite” community IT facilities

4 Old Maltongate,
Malton,
North Yorkshire,
YO17 7EQ

MIDDLEHAM

Our single property in Middleham is specifically for young people starting out in racing.

1 Victoria House Middleham

1 Victoria House Middleham

This property provides accommodation for young people entering racing who have completed training at one of the racing schools. 

A converted grade II listed building:

  • 4 x bedrooms with shared facilities including a communal lounge, kitchen and bathroom.
  • The accommodation is fully furnished.
  • Excluded License Agreements.

1 Victoria House,
Market Place,
Middleham,
Leyburn,
North Yorkshire,
DL8 4NP