Construction starts on retirement development in Aberdeen

11 January 2013

McCarthy & Stone, the UK’s leading retirement builder, has started construction work on 44 new Later Living properties in Aberdeen. The new development, located on Springfield Road, will comprise a mix of one and two bedroom apartments exclusively for the over 60s.

Apartments will be available to buy off plan from summer 2013 with first occupations taking place in early 2014. The new development will be ideally situated close to Hazelhead Golf Club, with easy access into Aberdeen’s city-centre, and just a short distance from local shops and amenities.

Suzanne McElhiney, marketing manager for McCarthy & Stone in Scotland, commented: "Everything we do is built around a belief that later life can be rich, rewarding and fulfilling, and starting construction of our Later Living development marks an exciting milestone in helping the over 60s in Aberdeen make the most of later life. When complete, the apartments will be low maintenance in design and will benefit from modern fittings, good security and will have a number of specialist features."

With over 35 years of experience, McCarthy & Stone has become Britain’s leading provider of retirement apartments, having built more than 45,000 apartments in 1,000 different schemes.

Its Later Living developments offer the independence of retaining home ownership while living in an apartment specifically designed for later life. Facilities include a shared lounge, guest suite, laundry room and a lift. A dedicated house manager ensures the smooth running of the development and a security entrance system plus 24-hour emergency call points provide peace of mind for both residents and their families. All properties are low maintenance and energy efficient.

In addition to offering age exclusive apartments, the retirement developer also provides a range of financial services, including a pension annuity service, equity release, legal services and guaranteed funeral plans.

Anyone wanting to find out more about Later Living in Aberdeen is invited to contact McCarthy & Stone now on 0800 201 4740 to register their interest.

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Hazel Taylor Red Angel PR 0131 441 9803/07709 317 289 Hazel.taylor@redangelpr.co.uk