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Lowry Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1FX View on map
Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 10:30am-5pm Sunday 9am-4pm
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Get in touch for more information or to book a tour around the stunning show apartments and communal areas. 

Show suite now open 7 days a week: Monday-Saturday 10:30am-5pm, Sunday 9am-4pm

You're also invited to join us for a delicious complimentary lunch in our fabulous bistro!

Providing residents with style, function and a taste of luxury living, this Retirement Living PLUS development comprises stunning one and two bedroom apartments. Designed to provide anyone over the age of 70 with the exact amount of independence needed to suit their lifestyle, residents can enjoy freshly prepared meals, domestic assistance and tailored, personal care from our dedicated YourLife team.

Each apartment is decorated to the highest standard, creating a cosy yet quality feel with plenty of convenient and clever touches to benefit your needs. Ovens and plug sockets have been installed at waist height to make everyday tasks easier, while the bespoke-fitted bathrooms feature slip-resistant flooring and lever taps. Communal areas such as laundry rooms include handrails and raised appliances. Many of the apartments also include lovely balconies, giving residents an extra place to unwind, relax and enjoy some fresh air..

When homeowners don’t feel like cooking, they can visit our on-site bistro style restaurant for carefully selected menus and freshly prepared hot food. They can also go to our delightful communal lounge for a cup of tea or coffee and a catch up with their guests or friends. Plenty of social activities and events will take place here, and homeowners can choose whatever level of involvement that they'd like.

For peace of mind, our Swindon development has a secure door entry system and a 24/7 emergency call system. There is ample parking available to our residents with extra space for guests, while a scooter store and cycle store provide additional travel options.

Development Highlights

  • Retirement Living PLUS – exclusive to the over 70s
  • Staff on-call 24/7 and dedicated Estate Manager to handle day-to-day running of the community
  • Beautiful landscaped gardens
  • Retail shop on the ground floor
  • On-site chef-run bistro with changing seasonal menus
  • Tailored domestic support and personal care available should you need it
Retirement Living PLUS

What is Retirement Living PLUS?

Exclusive to the over 70s, you’ll enjoy your own private apartment with thoughtful assisted living services on the doorstep, including a subsidised restaurant and optional personal care packages.

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Key Features

  • Bistro
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    Estates Manager
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    24 hour staffing
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    Care provisions
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    Communal lounge
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    Mobility scooter room
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    Guest suite
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    Car parking

Interactive Site Plan

Our interactive site plan allows you to easily find available retirement properties. Click the tabs to view each floor. You'll see that one-bedroom homes are in yellow and two-bedroom homes are in purple. When you click on a property, you'll find out whether it is available for sale, rent or shared ownership, as well as pricing. Click on 'view property' to find out more. Retirement homes shown in red are already reserved, sold or rented out, but may be available on our Resales website.

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Occupancy options

Found a property that takes your fancy? Find out more about the practical details including information on service charge and FAQS.

The properties at this development are leasehold properties with a term of 999 years from and including 01/01/2021

You can buy properties on this development. If you’d like to own your retirement property, we can help make the move as stress-free as possible, including support with packing and removals. If you have a home to sell, we can even act as a cash buyer, so you’ll avoid chains and estate agent fees.

Shared Ownership Explained

    Find out how Shared Ownership with McCarthy Stone works.

About Retirement Living PLUS

Retirement Living PLUS at Gilbert Place

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Join us at one of our events

  • 22 Jul to 28 Jul
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    10:30 - 17:00

    Shared Ownership: Open Week

    22nd Jul
    Gilbert Place, Lowry Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1FX

    Come along to our Open Week to find out how you could buy an apartment with Shared Ownership.  And receive a £10 voucher from Rays Ice Cream in Swindon, when you visit and take a tour by 28th July 2024*.

    You can have the retirement lifestyle you’ve dreamed of, without paying the full price for your new apartment, so let us explain our Shared Ownership options to you.

    Book your appointment for that week now.

  • Every Wednesday
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    12:00 - 14:00

    Have lunch on us this Wednesday!

    Every Wednesday
    Next event: 31st Jul
    Gilbert Place Lowry Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1FX


    We’d love you to join us for a complimentary lunch*. You and a friend or family member can have your pick of our delicious three course seasonal menu. Simply let us know when you’re free and we’ll book you a table at our fabulous bistro in Gilbert Place.

    This is a wonderful opportunity to meet our friendly team, enjoy a delicious lunch from the bistro and see why our community is proving so popular.

    Call 0800 201 4811 to book your table.

    *Full details can be found online: mccarthystone.co.uk/lunch-on-us  


Living in Swindon

Situated in a former energy centre and surrounded by greenery, our Swindon development is a wonderful place to call home.

The heart of Swindon Old Town is just a short drive from this development and is home to plenty of cultural, leisure, shopping and social activities that are easily accessible to all. Here, there are an array of restaurants, bars and cafes to suit every taste, from cosy Thai or Italian restaurants to fine dining and local pubs, they’ll be spoilt for choice. Swindon Museum & Art Gallery and Swindon Central Library will give residents a place to soak up the local culture, while a Cineworld and the MECA provide some fun. For something a little different, residents can enjoy live music, comedy and open mic nights at the Victoria Pub.

Swindon Town Football Club is just a 12-minute drive from this development, making it an excellent location for sports fans. Residents can also visit the local sports centre or bowling green for more intimate sporting events and activities. There are plenty of activities to keep the resident’s occupied that will suit every energy level, and an excellent American golf course, Broome Manor, is just a 15-minute walk away. In addition to this, there are plenty of woods, parks, playgrounds and fields close to this development, making it ideal for regular strolls and visiting family and friends. 

Getting around both locally and further afield is simple, with regular bus services and transport links accessible nearby. In addition to this, Swindon train station is a 20-minute bus trip from this development and offers links to Bristol, Newbury, Gloucester and London while the M4 can be reached in under half an hour.

Swindon Facts:
39 miles
from Bristol
Gilbert Place
Lowry Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1FX
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This development is conveniently located for all amenities available in the bustling town of Swindon, including a Morrisons and a Matalan. In 2.6 miles, you can reach both The Designer Outlet and Brunel Shopping Centre. Here you’ll find a huge range of major brands, restaurants and cafés.

If you love the great outdoors, Coate Water Country Park and Lawns Park can be reached in 1.6 miles. Featuring meadows, lakes and woodlands, they provide the perfect place for a refreshing stroll.

Getting to Location

If you are using a Sat Nav system you may need the full address of this development. The postcode may be newly created by Royal Mail and may not be accurate for some months.

Our people

The Team at Gilbert Place

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Elizabeth Griffin
Sales Consultant
I have worked for McCarthy and Stone since 2005 and have seen many lives transformed by moving into our beautiful apartments. It is always a pleasure to hear from our new homeowners that they love the easy lifestyle, comfort, security and friendships they gain with their new home. I really enjoy my role helping my customers move as easily as possible. Every day brings new people, conversation and places when selling from plan as if you are unable to get to us we can travel anywhere to you to help you reserve your new apartment - no two days are ever the same.

Offers Too Good To Miss

  • Deferred Management Fee - McCarthy Stone

    Pick your own offer...*

    This summer, reserve a new property by 30th August 2024 and choose from one of our limited time summer offers*:

    • Move for Free
    • £20,000 discount
    • 1 years’ service charge paid

    *Ts&Cs apply. Offers available on selected properties only and will vary by apartment. Valid on reservations from 01/06/24 to 30/08/24 that legally complete by 25/10/24. To find out more visit mccarthystone.co.uk/summer-offers

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    Apartment of the Month!

    Check out gorgeous Apartment 55, our apartment of the month! This 1 bedroom apartment is located on the third floor, with a balcony overlooking our beautiful gardens.

    We are offering a lighting and curtains package, to give your new apartment that additional wow factor right from when you move in.

    Further to which, reserve before 30th August 2024 and choose from one of our limited time summer offers:*

    • Move for Free
    • £20,000 discount
    • 1 years' service charge

    Contact Caroline or Liz on 0800 201 4811 to arrange your tour.

    *Ts&Cs apply. Valid on reservations from 01/06/24 to 30/08/24 that legally complete by 25/10/24. To find out more visit mccarthystone.co.uk/summer-offers

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    Part Exchange for a fast and hassle-free sale

    With Part Exchange, we can act as a cash buyer for your home. There’s no estate agent fees, no viewings and no chains. Just a guaranteed sale at a great price - so you could be enjoying the McCarthy Stone lifestyle sooner.

    To find out more please call 0800 201 4811.

  • Smooth Move

    Smooth Move

    Nobody expects moving home to be easy, but we’re here to help you every step of the way; from the moment you make a reservation, through to the day you move in. Our Smooth Move service ensures everything goes like clockwork, which includes helping with the cost*.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.

Margaret Brennan
This might sound stupid to you but I think this will lengthen my life because where I was lonesome sometimes, I feel happy inside since I've been with McCarthy Stone.

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