emden house

Sheltered Accommodation


Barton Lane, headington, Oxford, OX3 9jU


Emden House is designed for retired people who are able to live independent lives but want to be relieved of looking after house and garden.


The House is owned by the Secure Retirement Association (Headington) Ltd, which is a non-profit-making organisation, registered Society 22266R under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014. It is located near the centre of Headington, on the edge of Bury Knowle Park.



01865 760217



Emden House
Barton Lane
Oxford, OX3 9JU





We have some flats available for lease.  Please contact the House Manager for details.

The House contains 26 flats: there is a good sense of community. There is a House Manager available Monday to Friday, who ensures the smooth running of the House and is employed by Millstream Management Services Ltd.. Flats vary in size and layout: some have one bedroom, some two and some are open plan studio flats.

There is a resident-run library, a laundry, a garage, and a large garden. 

A Board of Management consisting of elected residents and some members co-opted from outside, chaired by one of the residents, is responsible for management decisions. There is also an Association Administrator who supports the Board and is employed by, Secure Retirement Association (Headington) Ltd.

The lease of a flat is for 20 years, which can be extended for a further period if needed. 



For further information please write to: 

Secure Retirement Association (Headington) Ltd

Emden House, Barton Lane, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9JU

Telephone: 01865 760217

Email: admin@emdenhouse.com


How to Join the Waiting List

Please download an application form, fill it in, and return it to the address above. 

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