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New development at Poundbury unveiled
11:39am Tuesday 19th March 2013 in News
DEVELOPERS McCarthy & Stone have revealed the first artist’s impression of its new assisted living development in the heart of Poundbury.
The drawing illustrates how the site, located on Queen Mother Square, will look when it is completed in 2014. Construction is due to begin in September 2013 and when finished will offer 62 one and two bedroom assisted living apartments exclusively for the over 70s.
Retirees are invited to register their interest now and be among the first to receive information about the new apartments once they are released for sale.
Lorena Brown, sales and marketing director for McCarthy & Stone, comments: “Our new assisted living development will be the first of its kind in West Dorset. It will increase the options for continued home ownership in later life in a location that supports our own principle of creating communities. We hope releasing this image will help start bringing it to life for people living locally.”
McCarthy & Stone has become Britain’s leading provider of retirement apartments, having built more than 45,000 apartments in 1,000 different schemes.
Facilities will include 25,000ft of communal areas, including a shared lounge, landscaped atriums, an on-site restaurant, guest suite, laundry room and a lift. A dedicated estate manager will ensure the smooth running of the development, with staff on site 24 hours a day. There will also be a security entrance system plus 24-hour emergency call points to provide peace of mind for both residents and their families. All properties will be low maintenance and energy efficient.