Kingston House

Leigh-on-Sea, Essex

Kingston House is a friendly, homely residential service in Leigh-on-Sea, near Southend for people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health issues and complex needs.


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Some of the people who live at Kingston may also express behaviours which others might find challenging.

On the pleasant Essex Coast, Kingston House has nine bedrooms across three floors and has a nurturing, caring home from home environment. The team at Kingston House take a person centred approach to support individual’s bespoke needs.

The focus is very much on inclusion and living a meaningful, fulfilling life. Person centred goals and achievements, big and small, are always encouraged as is greater independence and choice on a daily basis.

Individuals are supported to develop their daily living skills such as washing, shopping, cleaning and cooking which helps increase skills, confidence and self-esteem.

Lots of activities take place including cooking, arts and crafts, games nights, DVD nights and a whole host of themed, seasonal events and parties for all to enjoy. Family members and friends are always welcome to join us at events or visit on other occasions.

With good local and on-site transport, the team support individuals to enjoy all the leisure and social activities in nearby Southend which match their interests and goals. This includes swimming, bowling, visiting the beach and various activity clubs.

Some individuals also study English, Makaton, Arts and dance projects at the local college.

Residential Services

  • Residential service for adults – male and female
  • 9 bedrooms
  • Wheelchair accessible 

Call: 0808 223 5320


  • Access to the local community
  • Arts and crafts
  • Communal areas
  • En-suite bedrooms
  • Shops close by

We are 95% compliant across inspectorate bodies, CQC, Ofsted, The Care Inspectorate Wales and The Scottish Care Inspectorate for residential and supported living care (Figure stated as at October 2022)

Views & Opinions

“I am more than happy with the care and support here for [person]. The staff really know [person] needs very well.”

Relative - Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2017

“The staff are very nice. The staff look after me.”

Supported Individual - Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2017

“I really like it here. I feel safe.”

Individual we support - Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2017

“Everything is in place to keep people safe. I have no concerns about my family member’s safety at Kingston House.”

Relative - Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2017

“The staff genuinely care, it’s not just a job to them.”

Relative – Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2017

“When I visit I feel like I am going from one family to another, the staff are very caring.”

Relative – Quote from CQC Inspection Report - December 2017