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Further Information

The Centre was established in 1984 after years of hard work by the late Bob Adlard.

Bob was a Winchcombe resident and retired Managing Director of the former Evans Adlard Paper Mill at Postlip. It was Bob’s vision to provide a Centre where the elderly and lonely in the community could go for companionship.

Despite years of problems a determined Bob achieved his dream and the doors opened to the first seven members in the communal room of the Langley Close, Sheltered Housing complex.

The popularity soon grew, so did its membership and with the support of the townspeople and many local organisations, a major fundraising campaign was launched and the current Centre was built. In the past 30 years many people have enjoyed the care and companionship that was Bob’s dream – a reality that remains true to this day.

Management and Funding

Winchcombe Day Centre is part of the Winchcombe Day Care Foundation, a registered charity. We receive no public sector grants or funding so we heavily rely on donations from the public, organisation and from legacies.


The Winchcombe Day Care Foundation Trustees ensure the Centre is run in line with Charity Commission principles and take a strategic view of our services, structure and funding.