Why London is a ‘retirement nirvana’
London is often thought of as a young person’s city, but – despite what many might think – a number of retirees consider it to be a ‘retirement nirvana’ for a number of reasons. The nation’s capital appeals to those of retirement age not only because of its excellent transport links
Grove Place – blending an Elizabethan historical treasure with modern architecture to create an award-winning retirement community
Architects have always struggled with how to blend modern and traditional building styles, as mixing new materials and styles with older ones always presents a challenge. However, successful developments are able to combine modern technologies and styles with those with a rich history.
Battersea Place – Celebrating Five Trailblazing Years
In 2016, the landscaped courtyard gardens at Battersea Place – London’s first luxury retirement community – were transformed into a beautiful scene from Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream to celebrate the launch of the capital’s most pioneering retirement community. The prestigious launch event was presided over by Baroness Greengross who was Director General of Age Concern England for many years.