Katherine House

Katherine House, Cote House Lane
Westbury on Trym, Bristol BS9 3UW

Telephone: 0117 987 3540

Fax: 0117 987 3631

Society of Merchant Venturers

Society of Merchant Venturers

The Society of Merchant Venturers
The Society of Merchant Venturers acts as Trustee for The Cote Charity. The Society is an organisation with a membership of talented businessmen and women from across the greater Bristol area, with a reputation for caring for older people in Bristol over the last 350 years. This includes operating Almshouses across the city and the management of the very substantial endowment of the St Monica Trust in Bristol. The experience, skills and tenacity of the Society ensures the rigorous management and long term future of The Cote Charity.

www.merchantventurers.com

Colston's Almshouse
The Society of Merchant Venturers care for older people also includes St Monica and the Colston's Almshouse, which date back over 300 years. The Society became Trustee of Colston's Almshouses on St Michael's Hill, built in 1696. This Grade 1 listed building has been refurbished in order to provide sheltered accommodation for its residents. Colston's Almshouse comprises


  • 12 recently refurbished 1-bedroom flats
  • A communal lounge
  • Laundry
  • Garden

Colston's Almshouse Manager
Tel 0117 987 3540, email vwithers@merchantventurers.com


Katherine House

Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission recently inspected Katherine House and found us to be compliant in all areas, awarding us, in December 2016, with a 'GOOD' CQC care rating. We are proud to provide outstanding care and always strive to make residents and their relatives comfortable and welcome. You can view the online report here

Care Quality Commission

Cote Charity

Find out more about the charity behind Katherine House.
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Cote Charity

Meet the staff

Hear from members of the Katherine House team.
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Meet the staff