The Society was set up to help people in the Fordington area of Dorchester and the majority of homes are in Fordington. First priority for homes in Fordington is given to those with a connection to Fordington, second to Dorchester and the surrounding villages, and third to West Dorset.

The properties include:

Family homes at 1 to 16 Hardy Avenue and flats at 18a, b c d Hardy Avenue;

Family homes at 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26 and 30 Kings Road;

Family homes at 25, 26 and 27 Mill Street;

Family homes at 1 to 7 Edwards Court;

Family homes at 1, 2 and 28 Holloway Road, Mission Cottage 3B and Leat Cottage 3C Holloway Road, 17 St Georges Road, 66 Syward Close and flats at 15 and 15a South Walks;

Sheltered flats at 1 to 12 Fordington Hill House, 1 to 12 Millstream House, and 1 to 17 Old Mill.


The Society also lets five homes funded as a war memorial that were gifted to the Society by the Dorset Regiment. The homes are Kohima and Normandy in the Grove, Dorchester, 69 & 71 Acreman Street, Sherborne and 17 Seaview Road, Poole. Priority for these homes is given to families with military connections.


Millstream House


Get in touch

Managing Agent to the Society
Symonds & Sampson

Contact Michelle Powell for housing management, including rents, lettings, repairs and maintenance.

01305 261 008

30 High West Street Dorchester DT1 1UP

Secretary to the Society

Judith Dearlove

Contact for general enquiries, Society management and organisation, committee matters, Mill Street history and complaints.

01305 261622

Fordington Hill House,
High Street Fordington,
Dorchester, DT1 1LZ

Warden to the Society

Rosie Sibley

The warden service is available for residents in sheltered housing: Weekdays 9am-5pm.

01305 264 156

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