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Eligibility and criteria for Thamesmead Estate

Scheme aim

The Thamesmead Estate provides independent accommodation for single people without dependants. The scheme provides accommodation in shared houses (120 rooms), bedsits (10 units) and one bedroom flats (50 units).

Scheme criteria

  • Single person over the age of 20
  • Willingness to live in the Thamesmead area
  • Prepared to share communal facilities and live in shared housing
  • Able to conduct your own tenancy
  • No continuing support needs
  • Able to live with people from a diverse community
  • Have recourse to public funds, have British/EU citizenship or indefinite/discretionary leave to remain
  • No pets
  • Aware of no move on rights

We are unlikely to accept an application from anyone that has a history of violence towards others, who has convictions for schedule 1 offences or arson, history of drug abuse or antisocial behaviour, harassment, damage or rent arrears.