News and Events at Churchill

At Churchill we believe in providing the space and the right environment for our owners to enjoy whatever they love to do.

There is always something going on to get in involved in!

News and Events at Churchill

At Churchill we believe in providing the space and the right environment for our owners to enjoy whatever they love to do.

There is always something going on to get in involved in!

Other News

Orpington’s very own royal connection

August 24, 2016

91-year old Peggy Clark has followed the life of Her Majesty the Queen more closely than most. Mrs Clark was born on April 21, 1925, exactly one year before The Queen and has shared many life experiences with her since. Mrs Clark, who lives at Churchill Retirement Living’s Atkins Lodge in Orpington, is a big

ILC report forecasts retirement housing supply gap of 160,000 by 2030

July 22, 2016

The International Longevity Centre has this week published a detailed report into the state of the nation’s housing. The report paints a picture of increased under-occupancy and declining average household size, with nearly 9 in 10 of the 65-79 age group living in under-occupied housing – over 50% in homes with two or more excess

Five of the best toys of the 50s

July 8, 2016

The 1950s saw a huge increase in the number of toys available for both boys and girls. After the end of World War II, supply and demand increased, and a much bigger variety became available. Here is our top pick of the best toys from the 1950s. Hula Hoop This toy has been around for

Churchill Retirement Living choir raises the roof

June 24, 2016

A choir of retired Owners from five of Churchill Retirement Living’s Lodges across Dorset brought the house down at their first concert in Southbourne.The Churchill Millstream Choir was formed earlier this year by choir master and voice coach Ali Sharpe, who lives at Dean Lodge in Southbourne. Ali issued a rallying call for fellow Owners

Local children learn about site safety at new retirement development

June 20, 2016

Children from Crossley Street Primary School visited Churchill Retirement Living’s Tatterton Lodge in Wetherby last week for a special building site safety visit.30 pupils from the school’s reception class were invited to the development on York Road, which is still under construction, to learn all about safety on building sites and to meet the construction

Owners at King Harold Lodge share wartime tales with local school

June 13, 2016

Children from Waltham Holy Cross Primary School visited Churchill Retirement Living’s King Harold Lodge in Waltham Abbey to share stories with Owners as part of National Storytelling Week.Pupils from Years 4, 5 and 6 were invited to join Owners at the Lodge for a VE Day themed afternoon where they dressed up and shared Second

Reward Card Launch to Provide Boost for Cirencester Businesses

April 18, 2016

Churchill Retirement Living, the UK’s fastest growing retirement developer with a development in Cirencester, has launched a unique Reward Card scheme set to give local businesses a boost.The Reward Card is available to Owners living at Beecham Lodge on Somerford Road and provides access to exclusive deals and discounts when buying locally. Churchill Retirement Living

Tips on how to learn a new language

April 7, 2016

They say that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but we don’t believe that for a second! Learning a whole new language, whatever your age is difficult, but as we get older it can seem that much harder. Whether you want to learn a few words to help you get by on holiday,

Schoolgirl’s volunteering brings smiles to Caterham Lodge

March 14, 2016

Caterham School student, Annabel Mitchell, is extending the hand of friendship across the generations by organising events for the Owners at Caterham Lodge. The fourteen year old is volunteering at Churchill Retirement Living’s development as part of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and is enjoying spending time with the retirees who own apartments there.

Crane Driver Makes Little Boys Wishes Come True in Hampshire

March 3, 2016

A crane driver at Churchill Retirement Living’s new Apsley Lodge development in Hampshire has made three little boys’ wishes come true, when he came down from his office, 30 metres up, to have his lunch with them.Eight year old George Osborne and his twin brothers Oscar and Oliver, who are six, met with Luke Bennett