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New role created to boost Platinum Skies homeowners’ happiness and wellbeing

We have a created a brand new role which will focus solely on the happiness and wellbeing of our homeowners. Boosting happiness & wellbeing Laura Warwick has joined the team as Director of Lifestyle, Wellbeing and Entertainment, where she will be focusing on organising events and hosting community activities to bring the homeowners together to…

Top Tips for Moving with Pets

Moving day can be stressful enough without having to worry about the wellbeing of your furry friends.  In this blog we share our top tips for a happy, healthy and smooth move with your pets. There are several things you can do to manage stress levels for everyone and make your moving experience a happy…

How to make moving house less stressful

In this blog we will share our top tips on how to make moving house less stressful. Ask anyone who has ever moved to a new house, and they will almost always agree that it is a challenging life event. Why is moving to a new house so stressful? Moving to a new house is…

Best walks in Wiltshire: Dog friendly & river walks

When it comes to exploring the great outdoors, the Wiltshire landscape offers a feast for the eyes. With spring fast-approaching, it’s the perfect time to wrap up and get out and about for some rousing walks with your four-legged friend. So, dust off your favourite pair of walking boots, grab the pooch and explore the…

5 spring gardening tips to get your garden ready for summer

Spring has sprung, and it’s time to step outside and get your garden ready for summer, with out top spring gardening tips. The dark winter months are over, you can look forward to sunny days and lighter evenings. Get ready for spring gardening which ones with the opportunity to create a beautiful outdoor space and…

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…

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…

Platinum Skies support homeowners now and forever

It’s been a tough few months for everyone living with the lockdown measures, but Platinum Skies have met the challenge head on. Our on-site Lifestyle Managers continue to do a fantastic job with dedicated support for our homeowners in these difficult times.  Whether it’s through special ‘socially-distanced’ music performances, opera, VE Day celebrations or weekly…

Stamp duty cuts make it the perfect time to move

It’s been a monumental week for the property market, with the Government’s decision to drastically cut stamp duty. This is good news for our customers giving them the extra confidence needed to take the exciting step of owning a Platinum Skies home. With the property market reinvigorated after the recent months of lockdown, there’s never…

Opera singer performs special show at Chapters

There were soaring harmonies and temperatures at Chapters in Salisbury last week, as talented opera singer Rossano Sal serenaded homeowners and staff with a socially-distanced concert! The private balconies and spacious communal courtyard gardens made the perfect setting for a taste of the Mediterranean. The special show is the latest in a line of vibrant…