Residents offered first glimpse of retirement accommodation plans

12 October 2015

Local residents will have the opportunity to view proposals to redevelop land in Virginia Water at a public exhibition later this month.

The proposals, for land to the rear of Station Parade, Virginia Water, would regenerate the brownfield site with high-quality retirement accommodation.

McCarthy and Stone will be unveiling its plans for the new Assisted Living (Extra Care) scheme at the Christ Church, Christchurch Road, Virginia Water between 3.30pm and 7pm on Wednesday 28th October 2015.

A representative of McCarthy and Stone said: “We have spent time carefully researching the character of the area and developing a design which will complement the local architecture.

“This exhibition will offer the chance for the wider public to speak with our project team, who will be on hand to answer questions and listen to feedback on what we’ve done so far. The comments we receive will help us tailor our proposals into something people will want to see in their neighbourhood.

 “The council has been actively seeking to dispose of the site for some time. Importantly, the sale of the land also includes a requirement for McCarthy & Stone to provide an additional 35 replacement car parking spaces on a new site within Virginia Water.

“We feel that there is a real need for this type of housing in Virginia Water as over 60s looking to downsize will free up family homes for the younger generation, while still remaining close to home.”

McCarthy and Stone’s Assisted Living schemes are designed for older, more frail residents and offers additional services including an on-site restaurant and 24 hour staff.

Residents can find out more by calling the McCarthy and Stone freephone information line on 0800 298 7040 or visit