Local MP Philip Dunne has visited Churchill Retirement Living’s highly-anticipated new retirement development in Ludlow, which is currently under construction.

Mr Dunne visited the development on Corve Street to meet the construction team and was also given an exclusive tour of the site. Once complete, the new development will comprise 44 privately owned, self-contained apartments that are specially designed for the over 60s with features such as a video-entry system, lift to all floors, a 24 hour care and support system, and a Lodge Manager. Communal facilities include an Owners’ Lounge, Guest Suite and landscaped gardens.

Stephen Freer, construction and commercial director at Churchill Retirement Living, said: “We were delighted that Mr Dunne was able to join us to see the progress we’re making on the new site. Churchill’s properties offer security, peace of mind and independent living for our Owners, along with community and support and have already attracted plenty of interest from retirees in the town. Being in a manageable home with low maintenance can offer a new lease of life for people – ensuring they are close to amenities, and surrounded by a new community.  We are delighted to be bringing our new development to Ludlow and have already seen lots of interest from local over 60s keen to find out more about the benefits of retirement living.”

Philip Dunne MP, added: “I was grateful to Churchill Retirement Living for inviting me to the development for a tour. Retirement properties are a crucial part of helping to unblock the UK’s housing crisis and this new development is a significant addition to the housing provision here in Ludlow. Specialist retirement housing is proven to have a very real, beneficial effect on older people’s health and wellbeing, be it from being in a modern, warm, well insulated home to having a sense of community and no more loneliness.”

For more information about Churchill Retirement Living and to register your interest, please call 0800 458 1856 or click here.

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