Locals In Stannington Invited To Name New McCarthy and Stone Development

05 August 2019

The UK’s leading developer and manager of retirement communities, McCarthy and Stone, has announced construction is due to start at its Stannington site on Church Street this summer, which is set to be transformed into a collection of one and two bedroom Retirement Living apartments, designed for people aged 60 and over. 

With construction due to start imminently, McCarthy and Stone is appealing to local residents to enter a competition to name the scheme.  The winning entrant of the ‘What’s in a Name’ competition will be granted the opportunity to attend the official opening of the development, as well as receiving a cheque for £200. 

Liz Green, Regional Sales and Marketing Director for McCarthy and Stone North East, said: "We are inviting people from the local area to suggest an appropriate name for our new Stannington development. We are looking for a name which will be relevant to the local community; and it can be anything from suggestions honouring local landmarks or scenery, to names that incorporate elements of the area’s rich history. Simply submit your ideas by Friday 16th August to be considered for the prize, and to put your stamp on a little bit of future history in the area.”

To be in with a chance of naming McCarthy and Stone's new development and to win £200, all you have to do is email mccarthyandstone@mccann.com with your suggested development name and the reason behind it.  Please include ‘Stannington’ in the subject header and also include your name and contact details in the email. The competition is open to people of all ages from the local and surrounding areas and the deadline for entries is Friday 16th August. 

McCarthy and Stone’s Retirement Living developments offer homeowners the opportunity to downsize and maintain an active and independent lifestyle. 

When complete, the new Stannington development will comprise 21 one-bedroom and 17 two-bedroom luxurious apartments. The sales launch is expected in spring 2020, with the first occupations scheduled for summer 2020.As with every McCarthy and Stone Retirement Living development, a close-knit community feel is encouraged with sociable communal spaces so residents can get to know their neighbours. Safety and security is provided with an on-site House Manager, as well as a camera entry system and intruder alarms in all apartments. A 24-hour call system also gives retirees peace-of-mind in their home.

More than nine out of ten customers would recommend McCarthy and Stone to a friend, ensuring it has received the full Five Star award for customer satisfaction from the Home Builders Federation for 14 years’ running.  McCarthy and Stone is the only UK housebuilder of any size or type to achieve this accolade, which is every year the awards have been run.

For more information about Retirement Living in Stannington, call 0800 201 4739 or visit www.mccarthyandstone.co.uk/stannington  

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