KNELLWOOD was opened in 1947 as Farnborough's memorial to local servicemen and servicewomen who gave their lives in the Second World War. Priority is given to applications from those living in the Farnborough area or with relatives in the borough.

The Home is run by a non-profit making charity, which is called ‘the Farnborough (War Memorial) Housing Society Ltd’. It is run by a Board of Management with a Manager providing day-to-day control. It offers a homely atmosphere, comfortable accommodation, excellent food and a 24-hour care service.

Knellwood is a large Victorian country house with two newer wings set in a delightful garden with several acres of lawn and woodland.

Where possible, Residents may bring small items of furniture and personal effects to place in their accommodation.