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Gloria Hunniford Opens New McCarthy Stone Development in Stafford

Gloria Hunniford Opens New McCarthy Stone Development in Stafford
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29th January 2020

One of the nation’s favourite television and radio presenters, Gloria Hunniford, joined retirees in Stafford to celebrate the grand opening of McCarthy Stone’s new Retirement Living Plus development, Deans Park Court, located on Kingsway.

Guests were given a tour of the professionally-styled show complex, as well as a chance to take a closer look at the contemporary communal lounge and guest suite – all whilst enjoying a glass of fizz and light refreshments. Throughout the day, the McCarthy Stone team were on-hand to answer any questions, and to advise on how they can make moving to Deans Park Court even easier.

Officially opening the development as a special guest, Gloria Hunniford gave a short presentation to discuss her career as a television and radio presenter. Gloria also spent time chatting to residents and guests about the development and its benefits for retirees.

Speaking of the event, Gloria Hunniford commented: “It was an absolute pleasure to mark the official opening of McCarthy Stone’s new Retirement Living Plus development in Stafford, and to meet with guests and residents. It was great to see first-hand what a fantastic development Deans Park Court is and the many benefits it will bring to retirees.”

Fiona Brooks, Divisional Sales Director at McCarthy Stone, said: “We’re absolutely delighted to officially open our fabulous development in Stafford. Our easy to maintain, luxurious apartments allow residents to enjoy their independence, with the added benefit of communal areas for socialising with neighbours. 

“We would like to say a huge thank you to Gloria Hunniford for joining us and giving a thoroughly interesting presentation on her career. We would encourage anyone over the age of 70 who is considering downsizing to take a look at the development themselves, they won’t be disappointed!”

Residents at the new Stafford Retirement Living Plus development have access to stunning landscaped gardens and on-site parking. There is also be a large open communal lounge, perfect for socialising with new neighbours; and a handy guest suite for when family and friends come to stay. A dedicated Estates Manager oversees the running of the development and facilities include an on-site bistro, serving hot meals, as well as various light snacks and refreshments.

Built with security in mind, there is a camera entry system, and all apartments are equipped with 24-hour emergency call system Retirement Living Plus provides independent living, where residents can enjoy the new found freedom of owning a low maintenance property, but with added domestic and support services to provide peace of mind that a little extra help is on hand if needed.  

Less than half a mile from Stafford town centre, Deans Park Court is the perfect retirement destination. The town boasts a rich history alongside a wide range of amenities and attractive countryside. Victoria Park is less than a mile from the development and stretches for 13 acres, enjoying scenic riverside views and relaxing wooded and grassland areas.

McCarthy Stone is also giving retirees the opportunity to live their retirement years to the full, by offering up to £5,000 off or one month’s rent free on selected apartments at Deans Park Court

The incentive is available for eligible buyers and renters on properties 42, 49, 56 and 63 at Deans Park Court, for those who reserve before 29th February 2020*. 

To find out more about Retirement Living Plus in Stafford, call 0800 201 4811 or visit 

*Ts & Cs apply. For more details, visit: 

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