Residents are encouraged to live independent lives, and are cared for and supported by the staff consisting of the Warden, Bailiff and Custos (Chaplain). The Warden conducts tours of the Hospital and Garden on the last Friday of each month at 2.30pm. To book call 01243 783377.
Applications for Admission
The St Mary's Hospital Trustees consider applications for admission to the almshouses at least twice a year. Priority is given to those who live in the Diocese of Chichester and who reside within a certain distance of Chichester itself.
Further information about vacancies, admission eligibility and the procedure for applications can be found here.
St Mary's Hospital Almshouse is situated off St Martin's Square in the North East of Chichester city centre, see here.
With on street parking in the immediate vicinity restricted to permit holders only, the nearest public car park (short stay) is in Little London (behind Marks and Spencer's East Street store) and from where the roof of the medieval hospital and chapel is visible. Click here for information on parking in Chichester City centre.
The Trustees of St Mary’s Hospital are committed to the protection of adults at risk and children who either reside at or visit the almshouse complex as well as any employees and volunteers. A copy of the St Mary’s Safeguarding Policy is provided below.