Construction Starts on Retirement Development in Shrewsbury

07 October 2014

McCarthy & Stone, the UK’s leading retirement developer, has started construction work on 21 of privately owned Retirement Living apartments in Shrewsbury.

The new development, situated on Copthorne Road, will comprise of a mix of one and two bedroom apartments, designed exclusively for the over 60s. The apartments will be available to buy off plan from February 2015 with first occupations due to take place in August 2015.

Gill Sabin, regional sales and marketing director for McCarthy & Stone, commented:  “Everything we do is built around a belief that later life can be rich, rewarding and fulfilling.

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.”

The Shrewsbury development will also benefit from parking available on site, a beautiful landscaped garden and easy transport links to major cities including London, Birmingham and Manchester.

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.

Retirement Living developments offer the independence of retaining home ownership while living in an apartment specifically designed for the over 60s. Facilities will include a spacious lounge for socialising, guest suite and a lift. A dedicated house manager will ensure 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 will be low maintenance and energy efficient.

Anyone wanting to find out more about Retirement Living in Shrewsbury is invited to contact McCarthy & Stone now on 0800 201 4741. Alternatively, please visit for further details.


For further press information:

Gemma Hitchcock
Grayling PR
0121 265 7070