Fun and games for local pupils at Churchill’s Beecham Lodge

Pupils from Chesterton Primary School in Cirencester visited Churchill Retirement Living’s Beecham Lodge on Somerford Road to learn about toys from the past with the Owners.

20 reception pupils joined the Owners in the Lodge’s communal lounge to learn about famous toys from the 1940s and 1950s as part of their ‘Time Travellers’ school topic. The visit marks the ongoing partnership between Beecham Lodge and Chesterton Primary School, as Churchill looks to build community links in the areas surrounding its Lodges.

Class Teacher Sarah Cocker said:

The children were so excited at the opportunity to visit everyone at Beecham Lodge and were buzzing when we left. It was lovely to hear the children learning about all of the games from when the owners were younger, their favourite was definitely the flying aeroplanes. We’re so grateful for Churchill Retirement Living for inviting us and look forward to planning our next visit.

Rachel Walsh, Regional Sales and Marketing Director at Churchill Retirement Living, said:

We thoroughly enjoyed the visit from the children. It’s great for the Owners to get involved with visits like this so we’re always keen to arrange an assortment of events to take place in the Owners’ Lounge at the Lodge, and look forward to welcoming the children back again.

Beecham Lodge on Somerford Road comprises 35 one and two bedroom privately owned retirement apartments and shared facilities, designed exclusively for the over 60s. Offering quality retirement accommodation and safe and independent living, the development is in a convenient location close to local shops and amenities. 

Apartments have spacious rooms throughout and are an ideal combination of design and functionality. Owners also enjoy ultimate peace of mind from a fitted camera entry system for the highest level of security and a 24 hour emergency call system.

With less to worry about, Owners have more time to do the things they enjoy, including taking advantage of the host of other benefits which will be on offer including having family or friends to stay in the development’s well-appointed Guest Suite, enjoying a chat with neighbours in the landscaped gardens, or attending one of the many events, in the Owners’ Lounge.

The Beecham Lodge Show Complex is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. For more information about the apartments available, please call 01285 600 154.