Tigh Sogan

igh Sogan, meaning "House of Joy", is located in a quiet residential road in the heart of South Croydon. The house is purpose built, has six bedrooms all with en suites and is all decorated to an exceptionally high standard. The house has recently been refurbished, has a large kitchen/dining room and a beautiful conservatory leading to a sizeable garden. The house is decorated beautifully throughout and offers a truly homely feel for all of its residents, the perfect setting for young people to flourish whilst learning independent life and living skills.

The house is located close to the busy market town of Croydon which offers a huge range of local facilities including a cinema, two large shopping centres and plenty of places to eat out. There are libraries in both nearby Purley and also in Coulsdon, both only a short bus ride away. Access to public transport couldn’t be easier with South Croydon bus garage a five minute walk from the home and Purley Oaks train station at the end of the road.

There are many places of interest for our young people to enjoy including two local leisure centres, one offering excellent pool facilities and specialist programmes for young people with learning disabilities.

Diamond riding centre runs out of Charshalton and offers people with learning disabilities the opportunity to ride and work with horses and other animals.

London and all it has to offer is a mere ten miles away, easily accessible by train which can be caught at Purley Oaks station at the end of the road.

There are some excellent day services and educational centres close by including Day Space in Caterham, a thirty minute bus ride away. Day Space offers bespoke and group sessions to young people with learning disabilities ranging from dance and drama to cooking and self-advocacy. Calat learning centre is set in the heart of nearby Coulsdon, a ten minute bus ride away and supports young people in gaining new skills and qualifications including life skills, art, maths and English. East Surrey College is set just outside of Merstham, Surrey, which is accessible by bus for those who wish to take part in further education. East Surrey has an award winning supported learning department.

Croydon MENCAP and CESS (Croydon Employment and Support Services) both offer support to adults with learning disabilities to find, gain and remain in paid employment.

Phab club is run in Croydon and offers young people with learning disabilities exciting and fun opportunities every Wednesday including quizzes, games nights, discos and pool tournaments. Croydon Contacts is a group that is set in the heart of Croydon town and runs special clubs for young people, some of which include Sunday lunch club, cycling and drama club.

At Tigh Sogan we promote and encourage our residents in living life to its fullest, empowering them to recognise themselves as individuals and promote their everyday life choices whilst ensuring they are cared for to the highest of standards. We have a full packed activity schedule available for all those who wish to participate, and plenty of space and quiet areas for those who choose not to. We promote community participation in the form of using all available resources that we can access and feel strongly that we have lots to offer in return. We encourage our residents to be as independent as possible by promoting ownership of the home and we pride ourselves on providing a friendly, relaxed and calm atmosphere that ensures our residents feel safe, respected and cared for at all times.

For further details please contact:

Registered Manager: Ola Bakare

Tigh Sogan
29 Purley Oaks Road
South Croydon

Tel: 020 8660 4754