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Our statement on Coronavirus can be read here.

We will be keeping it up to date as new advice is published by the government, the safety and health of our residents, customers and staff is our top priority

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Safe viewings reassure our buyers and homeowners

The gradual easing of lockdown restrictions is now making it easier for our buyers to safely view homes and complete purchases in our beautiful retirement living locations such as Poole and Salisbury. The safety of our visitors, homeowners and team remains our top priority. This means that there are now several ways that you can…

Festive events hitting the right note in countdown to Christmas

This Christmas is going to feel a little different from previous years, but our homeowners are keen to have the best festive season possible and our Lifestyle Managers are putting in extra efforts to make that happen. We’re pleased to confirm that live music is alive and well at Platinum Skies with socially-distanced entertainment bringing…

Residents order takeaway to their doors from in-house service at Chapters

What’s for dinner tonight? The residents at our stunning Chapters development in Salisbury have already placed their takeaway orders to be delivered to their door from our in-house service created by our passionate and enthusiastic chef, Martyn Judd, during the second lockdown. Popular choices such as fish and chips, sausage and mash, baguettes, pies and…

Homeowners on the move to Platinum Skies during second lockdown

THERE have been many restrictions during the second lockdown, but as house moves are able to continue, it has been great to welcome new homeowners to our retirement communities. Following the Government’s announcement to cut stamp duty from July until March 2021, the Platinum Skies team have seen huge interest from the over-55s community looking…

Lifestyle Managers keep homeowners’ spirits high in second lockdown

Our friendly Lifestyle Managers have been supporting our wonderful homeowners during the second lockdown. The Plat to ensure that they don’t feel lonely or isolated. At every Platinum Skies location, the Lifestyle Manager onsite plays a vital role in providing emotional advice, alongside wellbeing and practical support to the homeowners, especially during the latest lockdown….

Seven ways to keep fit and well in older age

We’re all living longer than ever, so it’s a good idea to think about how you can help yourself stay as fit and well as possible during those golden years. Both medics and fitness experts like Diana Moran, ‘The Green Goddess’ of Eighties breakfast TV, agree that much of ageing well is down to looking…

Start your next chapter with an apartment at New Manor

At Platinum Skies, we work hard to offer our homeowners the best of all worlds. Independent living in a supportive community, within an affordable new home in a beautiful, historic and sought-after location. We feel this is how retirement living should be in the UK. Better choice and better value, which allows you to enjoy…

Once in a generation – own your new home in the heart of Salisbury

There are relatively few opportunities to own a brand new home in the heart of historic Salisbury. They just don’t come to the market that often – perhaps once in a generation. It’s why we’re so proud to announce that Forder Walk, our unique collection of 28 lovingly designed new houses all within our Chapters retirement…

Affordable houses now available in Sherborne

Ever fancied living in a pretty market town that’s steeped in culture and part of a happy, vibrant community? It seems like the stuff of dreams, but it’s now very much a reality for future Platinum Skies homeowners in Sherborne. Our latest retirement village is rapidly moving towards completion with beautiful homes now available to…

Sherborne continues to charm and delight visitors

Nestled in the green and rolling countryside, the beautiful town of Sherborne has been attracting visitors for the last 1300 years. It’s a step back in time, but with a sophisticated choice of independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants to explore. Its compact size makes it a highly desirable destination to visit and spend time….

Rare chance to buy beautiful renovated cottages in Salisbury city centre

Barker Close is a unique collection of original and renovated cottages within our Chapters retirement village in Salisbury city centre in Wiltshire. The three and two-bedroom properties have access to a private landscaped courtyard, bistro and activity room accessible via electric controlled doors, onsite parking and private gardens – all rare assets to find with…

Soaring Salisbury proves to still be the best place to live

Over the centuries, Salisbury has weathered many challenges to its beautiful city centre. The lockdown is no exception and perhaps it should be no surprise then that Salisbury has bounced back stronger. There’s never been a better time to enjoy the scenery, fresh air and to support the wealth of independent businesses. Today, the medieval…

Our community: Meet the homeowners and Lifestyle Managers

If you could speak to any Platinum Skies homeowner, what do you think would be the first thing that they would tell you about us?  Might it be the affordability and financial savings? Or perhaps the beautiful locations and well-designed homes?  No, we don’t think it would be. Our homeowners would start by telling you…