Knaresborough retirement community apartments

Planning appeal success for Knaresborough retirement community

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23rd Jun Communities

Adlington Retirement Living, which designs, builds and operates Independent Retirement Communities across the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands, has won it’s planning appeal to build 61 new homes in the picturesque town of Knaresborough, in Yorkshire.

As a future-facing company with a superb track record, the family owned and run business was recognised as the best in its sector, having launched 14 successful Independent Retirement Communities so far, with more than 850 happy homeowners.

The Knaresborough location will be Adlington’s 20th retirement community, as they currently have five sites under construction.

Recently opened communities include The Woodlands in Heaton Mersey, Stockport, and Jacobs Gate in Sheffield, Yorkshire. More Adlington Retirement Living communities are due to open in the next two years, including The Sidings in Lytham, Lancashire, and The Spindles in Menston, Yorkshire.

Dr Ed Gladman, Managing Director of Adlington Retirement Living, said: “This is a fantastic result for both our team and the people of Knaresborough. An Adlington Retirement Living community provides genuinely lifechanging homes for those individuals who move in. We are absolutely delighted to have this opportunity to create 61 new retirement homes in Knaresborough.

“Our vision is to empower the older generation to live a long, happy and healthy life. We do this by creating quality retirement communities in safe and secure environments and providing our homeowners with stimulating activities, extensive communal facilities and beautiful private gardens.”

Adlington Retirement Living is one of the top three companies in the UK with a dedicated team that design, build, and operate Independent Retirement Communities. In the past five years it has grown from 45 employees to a team of more than 120, including its in-house land team, planners, architects, designers, construction team, and sales and marketing colleagues.

In 2019, the business launched Adlington Management Services, to provide a consistent, outstanding service to its homeowners. They are responsible for the practical aspects of running a retirement community, such as maintaining the building, as well as the more emotional aspects. That part of their role is all about creating a caring, supportive environment to positively contribute to the health, happiness and well-being of homeowners. They ensure that every homeowner’s experience exceeds their expectations.

We recently spoke to a couple who moved to The Sailings in Southport. They said: “The staff and the sales team at Adlington weren’t at all pushy. They were just really pleasant, really nice and everything that they promised, has happened. They’ve carried on showing the sort of care that they did on our first visit.”