Essentials » Accommodation

Two modernisation schemes have resulted in the provision of 40 self-contained dwellings (33 in Bromley College and 7 in Sheppard’s College).

There is in addition a Chaplain’s House/Office, staff housing and two Guest Flats.

There are 30 flats with two bedrooms, and 10 with one bedroom. In some instances, floor coverings will need to be provided by the occupier.

The kitchens are well-fitted with working surfaces and cupboards, an electric cooker and a refrigerator. Each flat is fully centrally heated and provided with constant hot water.

Qualifications for Residence

In 1974, 1981 and 1997 Charity Commission Schemes amended the qualifications for residence (previously widows and unmarried daughters of former residents)and today the following may be elected to “Collegian” status and allocated occupation of a flat.

A widow or widower of a Clerk in Holy Orders of the Church of England, the Church in Wales, the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Church of Ireland.

  1. A retired Clerk of these Churches and, if married, their spouse.
  2. A divorced or separated wife or husband or civil partner of such Clerk or retired Clerk.