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Amersham Band Room Project Off the Ground Thanks to 2500 Bricks from McCarthy Stone

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22nd November 2019

McCarthy Stone, the housebuilder behind the Chiltern Place Retirement Living Plus development in Amersham, has given Amersham Band a helping hand with a donation of 2,500 bricks for their new band room project. 

The band room is expected to be finished by summer 2020 and once complete, the band room will comprise of a single-story community building with a band hall, two teaching rooms, a library and other communal areas, with parking space for up to 24 vehicles. 

Caroline Perkins, Band Manager at Amersham Band, commented: “McCarthy Stone’s generous donation of 2,500 bricks has given a tremendous boost to our new band room project at our site on the corner of Rectory Hill and School Lane. The band room will make a huge difference to Amersham band, providing 'providing a state of the art rehearsal space and teaching and learning rooms that will benefit the whole community.”

Julie Ward, National Sales Director for McCarthy Stone, said: “As a company, we appreciate our responsibilities go further than building quality retirement apartments, and we also seek to create a positive legacy in the towns and cities in which we build.  

“We were delighted to present the donation of bricks to Amersham Band. We understand how vital it is to support the wider community and the team at McCarthy Stone’s Chiltern Place development wishes everyone involved in Amersham Band every success in their future work.”

McCarthy Stone’s Chiltern Place Retirement Living Plus development offers Amersham retirees the opportunity to maintain an independent lifestyle while having access to tailored domestic and personal assistance packages to help them manage their day-to-day lives – and with an on-site bistro providing freshly cooked meals.  

Facilities at Chiltern Place will include a Communal Lounge, ideal for socialising with new-found friends; a guest suite for when residents have visitors to stay; and beautifully maintained gardens.  An Estates Manager will take care of the day-to-day running of the development, while secure entry systems and 24-hour emergency call points will provide added peace-of-mind. 

Located in the market town of Old Amersham, opposite the River Misbourne, Chiltern Place will offer easy access to the hustle of the Capital, whilst tucked away in the Chilterns Area of Natural Beauty. Known for its beautiful green hills, streams and rivers, residents will be able to enjoy the picturesque scenery, while being within close proximity of the village’s supermarkets, local restaurants and boutiques. 

To find out more about Retirement Living Plus in Amersham, please contact McCarthy Stone on 0800 201 4811 or visit

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