|Towell House is a large residential home at the corner of Kings
Road and Knock dual carriageway in East Belfast. There are
churches, shops and post offices all close by.
While the original building dates back over 50 years, a more
modern extension was built 10 years ago adding accommodation for
an additional 28 residents. Altogether the home caters for 84
The home is owned and managed by the Towell Building Trust,
a long established voluntary organization committed to quality
residential care of older persons.
In the early 1950s, the late David Towell, a London tailor,
who was born in Northern Ireland, gifted a sum of money to
establish a Charitable Trust with the purpose of opening a
Towell House opened its door to its first residents in 1958
and was an immediate success as it was probably the first home of
its kind in the East Belfast area.