About the property

Westall House is situated in the picturesque village of Horsted Keynes on the border of West and East Sussex. We benefit from stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

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Westall House’s Sheltered Housing complex accommodates 14 self-contained bungalows for single occupancy and 2 double bungalows designed for married couples. Built in 1958 and designed for residents who can lead more active and independent lifestyles.

Each bungalow has a bed sitting room, own bathroom, kitchen and patio area.   

Frequent social activities include bingo, quizzes, art and exercise classes and musical events organised by our Activities Organiser. New residents accepted from 65 years of age.

All residents are encouraged to remain active both mentally and physically through a varied programme of events run by our activities organiser

  • Residents bring their own furniture and photos/pictures so that they can make their bungalow their own

  • An overnight guest stay room is available for family and friends to stay if needed

  • Support staff available from 10am- 2pm daily

  • Varied and Nutritious home cooked meals provided by our Head Chef Lynn – She will speak to residents when they move in to ensure that all dietary requirements are met, alternative meals are always available

  • Wide variety of activities available daily including crosswords, Art group, Coffee mornings, weekly quiz and Evening prayer to name a few

  • The local Hairdresser Sue visits Westall House twice a week

  • Westall House has good links with our local community

  • Central alarm system for 24 hour emergency call cover

We will support you in making your own decisions about how you want to live your life. We recognise the importance of maintaining relationships with family and friends and we support residents in pursuing hobbies and interests by offering a variety of activities from in house entertainment to regular outings.

Key features

  • Alarm system

  • Communal lounge

  • Dining room

  • Garden

  • Library

Contact the house

01825 791157

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In the area

Meet our staff


Jemma Thompson

- Operations Manager

Jemma has worked at Westall House since 2001 and has at some point carried out all roles within the home, before working her way up to become the Registered Manager in 2015! Jemma has completed her Level 2 and 3 NVQ’s in Health and Social care, including her Assessors award (winning assessor of the year two years running). Jemma has also achieved her Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care.


Liz Wickens

- Housing Coordinator

Liz has years of experience in care and management, she joined the team in 2016 and took over the role to coordinate the Sheltered Housing in June 2017.


Lynn Mayfield

- Head Chef

Lynn has worked at Westall House since 2002 and provides all the residents with nutritious home cooked and freshly prepared meals.


Heather Rogers

- Activities Organiser

Heather has worked at Westall House since 2009 and has completely transformed the activities provided at the house.


Carol Murrell

- Support Worker


Rosemary Gartell

- Support Worker


Claire Carr

- Support Worker


Brenda Dean

- Volunteer

A previous employee of Westall House who retired in 2015 Brenda is now instrumental in Volunteering and supports the residents with Knit and Natter and Art. Brenda volunteers at all our events.


Hollie & Jack

- Volunteers

The residents love to spend time with our youngest volunteers! They help at all of our events, running stalls and helping wherever they can.


activities organiser heather rogersHeather provides all our residents with a wide variety of activities and she is always looking to start more groups and keep the residents interested and active.

Here is a list of the weekly or bi weekly activities that take place at Westall House: 

  • Hairdresser
  • Crosswords
  • Reminiscence
  • Chair based exercises
  • Evening Prayer
  • Holy Communion
  • Quiz Hour
  • Desert Island Discs
  • Talking news of Mid Sussex
  • Film afternoons
  • Knit and Natter group
  • Lynn’s Mini Mart
  • Coffee Morning
  • Bingo
  • Art group
  • Relaxation
  • Music for Health

Heather also arranges the following over the year:

  • Summer Outing
  • Jazz evening
  • Family Fun Day
  • Bond Evening
  • Collectors Fair
  • Easter and Christmas Fairs
  • Fireworks Evening
  • Afternoon Strawberry Tea
  • Family Quiz Night

Click here to download the list of activities taking place at Westall House this month. 

Recent Events

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 Jazz evening - July 2017 




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 Mad Hatters Tea Party - June 2017 




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Jazz Evening - June 2017 




In The Local Area 

Westall House is situated in a rural setting within Horsted Keynes village, the village and the community is very much a part of Westall House.

Horsted Keynes Village

Surrounding Westall House we have stunning views across the beautiful landscape.

Local Amenities include:

  • Village Shop
  • St. Giles Church
  • The Crown and Green Man Pub’s
  • Small post office
  • Sheffield Park Gardens
  • Bluebell Railway
  • Bus Service
  • Ashdown Forest
  • Heaven Farm
  • Wakehurst Place
  • Princess Royal Hospital


Contact the house

01825 791157

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Birch Grove Road
Horsted Keynes
West Sussex
RH17 7BS
United Kingdom


01825 791157