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Designing historic Audley Cooper’s Hill

Designing historic Audley Cooper’s Hill

Designer Jen Bernard describes her approach to creating the interiors for Audley Cooper's Hill retirement village. The impressive Victorian Gothic mansion at the heart of the development is just a hint to its rich heritage. The vast site comprising 66 acres is part of...

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Free downsizing seminar at Castle View Windsor

Free downsizing seminar at Castle View Windsor

​ A special free event to explain downsizing and moving home in later-life is being hosted at Castle View Retirement Village in Windsor on Thursday 29 July at 4pm Downsizing, or ‘rightsizing’ as some prefer to call it, is a challenge everyone faces as they approach...

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Wild Orchids discovered at Woodchester Valley Village

Wild Orchids discovered at Woodchester Valley Village

A puzzle as to the identity of some unusual plants growing in a grassy area within Woodchester Valley village has been solved – they are wild orchids As active local nature lovers, gardeners and environmentalists, concern was raised among the retired homeowners that...

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Beechcroft acquires BBC’s Caversham Park in Reading

Beechcroft acquires BBC’s Caversham Park in Reading

Beechcroft Developments has signed a contract with the BBC for the redevelopment of Caversham Park on the outskirts of Reading, Berkshire. Beechcroft intends to renovate and convert the listed buildings and create a collection of new buildings to provide retirement...

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All eyes on Wimbledon at Castle View Windsor

All eyes on Wimbledon at Castle View Windsor

L-R Castle View apartment owners Janet Pickin, John Webster and Marie Broom get in the mood for Wimbledon, on John’s balcony overlooking the Windsor Lawn Tennis ClubWith televisions tuned into Centre Court and Pimm’s, strawberries and cream at the ready, homeowners at...

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Your checklist before moving to a retirement property

JANE SLADE offers some essential tips for buying a retirement property

Read our essential guide