Places Near to Archer Retirement Village

Archer Village is located in the heart of the beautiful suburb of Beckenham, the Village is located next to the Beckenham shopping centre which includes a medical centre, pharmacy and cafés, and it is a very short distance to a supermarket and library. Buses run directly outside the main gate to the city as well. There are also plenty of activities to do in the area. We’ve highlighted some places of interest below:

Activities near Archer Village

South Christchurch Library
The South Christchurch Library is located just 900m from the Archer Village, just a 3 minute drive or for those more able an 11 minute walk. The library is situated on the corner of Colombo Street and Hunter Terrace. It’s open 7 days a week, and provides facilities for residents to study, meet friends and chat over coffee. For more information on library hours and services click here

beckenham bowling club

Beckenham Bowling Club
Located at 63 Waimea Terrace, the club is a 4 minute drive or a pleasant 14 minute walk along the banks for the Heathcote river. The club offers an opportunity for bowlers and non bowlers to be part of a fascinating sport at all levels. The greens are open 7 days a week. For more information about the club you can visit their website here.

Places of Worship near Archer Village

2021 Easter Service

Onsite Chaplins
Archer employs Chaplains who are involved in weekly life on our Archer sites. Our Chaplains are happy to meet with people as needed.

Beckenham Baptist Church
An all age church based in the heart of the Beckenham community. Sunday services commence at 10am. Located at 146 Colombo Street

St Nicholas Anglican Church
Located at 231 Barrington Street Christchurch

Walks near Archer Village

Heathcote River Walk

Walks along the Heathcote river
The Heathcote river meanders its way through numerous parks and reserves making it an attractive walk. The walking itself is mainly flat on a mixture of sealed footpaths and track. Its a 10 minute walk from Archer Village to the Heathcote river where you can then join the Heathcote river trail. More information on the trail can be found here

Useful Shops near Archer Village

Hardings Chemist & Post
Located in Beckenham at 135 Colombo Street. Their services include Our services include: Over The Counter (OTC) Medication advice and supply, Vitamins and Natural Health Products, Passport / Visa Photos, Cosmetics (including Revlon), Jewellery, Gifts (reasonably priced), Kids Toys, Baby Products, Postal Services, Fax Service, Dry-Cleaning Service, Pharmacist advice on aliments including but not limited to; Allergies, Bites, Coughs, Colds, Pain Relief, First Aid, Vitamins, Stomach Disorders, Ear Ache, Tooth Ache, Sunscreen, Cold Sores, Sinus problems, Sore Throats and Dry Skin. For more information on opening hours and services please click here

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