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Lowry Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1FX View on map
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GILBERT PLACE NOW OPEN! Book a guided tour by 31st July and you’ll receive a £20 John Lewis Gift Card* as a thank you.

Get in touch for more information or to book a tour around the stunning 1 and 2 bed show apartments and communal areas.

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 an intelligent video 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

  • Spacious communal lounge
  • 24 hour staffing
  • Beautiful landscaped gardens
  • Retail shop on the ground floor
  • On-site bistro with freshly prepared food
  • Individual care provision available

Key Features

  • Estates Manager
  • 24 hour staffing
  • Care provisions
  • Communal lounge
  • Salon
  • Mobility scooter room
  • Guest suite
  • Car parking
  • Camera entry system

Interactive Site Plan

Our interactive site plan allows you to explore this retirement development. Click the tabs to view each floor, with G being the Ground Floor. You’ll see that one-bedroom retirement homes are shown in yellow and two-bedroom apartments are shown in purple. Any retirement property shown in red is already reserved, sold or rented out. When you click on an available property, you’ll be given information about the sale and/or rental prices (all rental prices include service charges and ground rent). You can then click on ‘view property’ to find out more.

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Occupancy options

Found a property that takes your fancy? Find out more about the practical details including information on tenure type, 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.

About Retirement Living PLUS

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Watch: Learn about Retirement Living PLUS with McCarthy Stone

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Upcoming events

Come and Visit Us

  • 14 Jul
    14:30 - 17:00

    Home Styling Event

    Lowry Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1FX

    Come to our Home Styling Event at Gilbert Place on Thursday 14th July at 2.30pm-5pm. Our in-house Interiors experts will be there to give design advice and help solve your styling woes. You can also enjoy a piece of cake and glass of fizz whilst taking part in the free interior design workshop. Places are limited so book yours today.

    Call 0800 201 4811 to book your space.

  • 2 Jun
    11:00 - 15:00

    Jubilee Event

    Lowry Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1FX

    You’re invited to our special Jubilee celebration at Gilbert Place on Thursday 2nd June from 11am-3pm. We will be opening up our development and sharing our wonderful facilities with you to mark this special occasion. Refreshments, cakes and entertainment will be provided! Friends and family are welcome.

    Places are limited, so book yours today on 0800 201 4811.


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

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

  • One Month’s Rent Free or Free Removals

    Right now we’re offering you either one month’s rent free or free removals* on selected properties. Call today for more information.

    To find our more please call 0800 201 4811.
  • The Harrisons on their sofa


    Reserve a McCarthy Stone retirement apartment by 31st July 2022, for the chance to win a £20,000 makeover* with the John Lewis Home team. As well as this incredible top prize, everyone that reserves by 31st July 2022 will receive a £500 John Lewis Gift Card*. But that’s not all! If you book a guided tour of our developments by 31st July 2022 you’ll receive a £20 John Lewis Gift Card* as a thank you.

    *Participating developments only. T&Cs apply

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."

Life and Living

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Bowls Club Winner

Bowls Club Winner

Part of McCarthy Stone’s Community Partnership with Westlecot Bowling Club included sponsorship of the prestigious Open Singles Tournament, held recently at the Club in Swindon. The event has been running since 2010 and has attracted many of the World’s Top 16 ranked players.

Bowls Club Winner
Swindon Samaritans

Samaritans receives boost

The McCarthy Stone Foundation recently donated £500 to the Swindon & District Samaritans to help support its efforts in providing emotional support for individuals struggling to cope. The Swindon & District Samaritans is run entirely by local volunteers and offers a free, safe place for people to talk about whatever is troubling them. The money from the McCarthy Stone Foundation will help the branch generate more awareness materials and equipment in a bid to progress fundraising.

Samaritans receives boost

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Please note that images are for illustrative purposes only. Images may include upgrades and optional extras which may be available for you to purchase at an additional cost. Please click here for further explanations. Floor plans and pricing are accurate at time of publication. Floor plans are for guidance purposes only and are subject to change. Prices may fluctuate depending on market conditions and availability.