Retirement properties in Banbury

We are delighted to announce that planning permission has been granted for a collection of 78 one and two bedroom retirement apartments on this site in the bustling market town of Banbury. Set on the edge of the Cotswolds, Banbury boasts an historic old town, modern shopping centre and The Waterfront leisure and restaurant development, all within easy reach of this new development. If you are looking to move sooner, why not visit our nearby selling developments in and Kidlington and Abingdon-on-Thames

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Need to move sooner? Our nearest selling development is at Albert Lodge in Abingdon-on-Thames where you still enjoy an independent, worry-free lifestyle. Call our Sales Team to find out more.

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Our developments have been carefully designed to make life easier, leaving you free to enjoy your retirement.

All apartments are completely self-contained with their own front door, providing you with privacy and peace and quiet when you want it. There is a choice of one and two bedroom apartments and they may all vary slightly when it comes to dimensions and position of rooms.

Kitchens are tiled with colour-coordinated worktops, and come with integrated appliances.

All apartments are inspected by our Customer Services department to ensure they meet the high standard of finish and quality expected by our customers. Churchill Retirement Living is the only major housebuilder to offer a 3 year warranty period as standard. Churchill is also a member of the National House-Building Council and every Churchill apartment is also covered by a 10 year NHBC Buildmark warranty.


  • 24 hour Careline support system
  • Energy efficient and economical heating
  • Free parking
  • Guest Suite for friends and family
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Lodge Manager
  • Low maintenance lifestyle
  • Owners' Lounge with Coffee Bar and WIFI
  • Secure camera entry system

Service charges explained…

We understand that the ongoing cost of running your new apartment is an important factor to consider when deciding to purchase a Churchill apartment, here’s some key Service Charge benefits:

  • A potential saving on bills.
  • Renewable technologies to supply hot water and heating to reduce electricity bills.
  • We also insulate our developments to a very high standard.
  • The need to turn the heating on is kept to a minimum.
  • Owners are consulted annually
  • We always aim to keep the cost as low as possible.

“Living in a Churchill Apartment is absolutely marvellous. The whole building is so nice and warm all the time that we’ve hardly had to use the heating inside our apartment. When we do turn it up a notch or two it’s nice to know we don’t have to worry about the cost or the environmental impact, as it’s all so energy efficient and covered within our annual service charge.”

John and Doreen Pitt, Lewis Carroll Lodge, Cheltenham

We are here to help you every step of the way

We appreciate everyone’s household costs will differ, and just how daunting the idea of a service charge can be. We are here to help you every step of the way, please contact one of the team to discuss your current costs and help you discover just how much you could be saving. A full service charge budget analysis is available for each individual development.

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Local area

The historic market town of Banbury

Situated at the junction of North Bar Street and Castle Street in the historic market town of Banbury, this proposed development is ideally located within walking distance of the many shops and amenities in this bustling canalside town.

  • Best known for the nursery rhyme “Ride a Cock Horse to Banbury Cross”, Banbury boasts an impressive bronze statue of the “Fine Lady” set close to the Banbury Cross.
  • Castle Quay is a modern shopping centre, home to a wide selection of High Street stores covering everything from fashion, to health and beauty and homeware, alongside tempting restaurants and cafes.
  • The Waterfront is a brand new restaurant and leisure development, which when open later this year, will comprise a cinema, bowling alley, terrace and a number of restaurants all set alongside the canal.
  • The Mill Arts Centre offers an exciting live events programme including theatre, dance, music, comedy, film, workshops and classes and has a gallery with a regular programme of exhibitions from local artists.
  • Tooley’s Boatyard, situated in the heart of Banbury on the South Oxford Canal is one of the oldest working dry docks on the Inland Waterways. Take a boat trip on the river or book a tour of the old forge and blacksmith’s workshop.
  • Opposite the Boatyard is Banbury Museum and Gallery which tells the history of the town from the English Civil War right up until the present day.
  • Broughton Castle is a 14th moated manor house, used as a film set for ‘Shakespeare in Love’ and ‘The Madness of King George’ and boasting beautiful gardens and a tearoom set in the old stables.
  • To the north west of the town, Upton House and Gardens, the country house and weekend retreat of Lord and Lady Bearsted houses a world-renowned collection of art and dramatic terraced gardens to enjoy.

To locate the points of interest on the map hover over the location marker.

  1. Jacob Lodge
  2. Bank
  3. Cafe
  4. Doctor's Surgery
  5. Library
  6. Pharmacy
  7. Post Office
  8. Supermarket
  9. Tooley’s Boatyard
  10. The Mill Arts Centre
  11. Broughton Castle

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Planning approved for 78 new retirement apartments in Banbury

After a successful planning appeal, Churchill Retirement Living has been granted planning permission to build 78 brand new independent living retirement apartments in Banbury. Regenerating the former Buzz Bingo Hall on Bolton Road, the new development will bring a thriving new community to the heart of Banbury, contributing over £600k a year to the local economy and supporting around 147 jobs both during and after construction.

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Retirement homes
in Oxfordshire

With our retirement homes in Oxfordshire, you’ll enjoy a retirement lifestyle amongst sprawling rural countryside, charming Cotswold villages, and the jewel of the county; the city of Oxford. Oxford is of course home to the eponymous, world-renowned university, as well as striking architecture, historical landmarks, unique markets and the best museums in the UK.