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VE Day singers and homeowners in harmony

RESIDENTS of our Platinum Skies’ Chapters retirement village in Salisbury joined together on VE Day for an afternoon of celebratory music from their balconies. With many homeowners in isolation we decided to put on a special ‘socially-distanced’ music event to celebrate the heroism of the wartime generation. Local band, The Soda Pops arrived in military…

Free care parcels for Platinum Skies homeowners

It’s been a tough few weeks for everyone living with the lockdown measures, but we’re meeting the challenge head on. To make daily life easier we have safely delivered over 90 free care parcels to our wonderful homeowners, including those that are in self-isolation. The boxes contained a variety of essential food items such as…

Find peace of mind at our free wellness event at Vista

It’s January and we’re offering residents and the public, a fantastic opportunity to learn about nutrition, reflexology and fitness at Vista in Poole. The wellness day takes place on Thursday, January 23 from 10am-2pm.  This free event is open to all and is a mixture of presentations, exercises, tours and all a healthy lunch. Award-winning…

Take the hard work out of festive wreath-making with Platinum Skies

Platinum Skies are holding a Christmas open day event on Thursday 12th December from 12:00 – 14:00, where you can let us spoil you with a glass of mulled wine, wreath making, and some festive treats as you spend time with like-minded people. So often, we resort to spending money on Christmas wreaths each year…

Platinum Skies start a new chapter for retirement living in Salisbury

Steeped in history and based in the heart of the community, the people of Salisbury came together to celebrate the landmark opening of our new retirement living village Chapters, located just off Wilton Road. The Mayor of Salisbury, Councillor John Walsh joined homeowners and guests to perform the ceremonial ribbon-cutting at the new development, which…

Platinum Skies launch – A new beginning with Esprit in Poole

Being based in the heart of the community, it was only right that the people of Poole came together to celebrate the grand opening of Platinum Skies new retirement living site Esprit, on High Street North. The Deputy Mayor of Poole, Councillor Bryan Dion joined homeowners and guests to perform the ceremonial ribbon-cutting at the…

Platinum Skies’ Shortlisted For Housing Awards

On Thursday 6th September, the National Housing Federation held the 12th National Housing Awards to celebrate excellence,innovation, creativity and progression in home ownership. As some of the most coveted awards in the sector, we were pleased to be finalists in the hotly contested, ‘Most Innovative Home Ownership Solution’ category. The category recognises organisations that make…

Monterey Garden party celebrates plaque

The sun was shining on our first summer garden party at Monterey. The party centred around the unveiling of a new plaque. Commemorating the historic iron pillars from the original Christchurch hospital buildings; which now stand proudly in the gardens of Monterey. Built in 1881, the pillars were designed to hold up elements of the…

Spend your next Christmas at Monterey

2017 has been a great year at Platinum Skies with the recent launch of our newly built Monterey retirement property located in Christchurch. Whether you are looking for a brand new and spacious kitchen or whether you are looking to downsize ahead of Christmas 2018, why not view our ideas of why you should consider…

Dorset & Wiltshire Christmas Markets 2017

Christchurch Christmas Festival This wonderful community celebration is back again this year! It’s a wonderful time for the town of Christchurch to get together for a festive family event. There will be a wonderful array of artisan stalls forming the Christmas market on the High Street. These will include stalls offering unique and beautiful gifts,…

Mayor of Christchurch Opens Monterey Retirement Apartments

The Mayor of Christchurch Councillor Nick Geary has officially opened Monterey, our first Platinum Skies retirement development in Christchurch. Planting a Monterey sapling, the development’s namesake, to commemorate the opening, the Mayor commented: ‘It is my pleasure to open Monterey for the people of Christchurch, Platinum Skies have created much needed high quality retirement housing…

Monterey Show Home Opening in Christchurch

We have already had so much interest in our retirement apartments in Christchurch so we are thrilled to be announcing the opening of our pre-launch Show Home for Monterey. 1. Show Home & bookings The Show Home will be open from the 21st February, Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm, so what are you waiting for? Book your VIP…