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Luxury apartments in Sherborne take shape in over-55s village

Our construction team have been working really hard to build a new apartment complex as part of a new over-55s independent-living village in Sherborne. Sherborne retirement village under construction We are constructing a range of luxury apartments, houses and a hotel in the new village at the top of Horsecastles Road and the A30, which…

10 useful tips to declutter and downsize your home

Making the decision to downsize your home, particularly if you have lived there for several years, is a significant one. While you may have moved home numerous times throughout your life and feel you have an idea of the process and knock-on impact, downsizing is a completely different prospect. Not only must you consider which…

Work progresses on luxury Taunton town centre over-55s apartment complex

We are pleased to share that construction work to build a new over-55s apartment complex offering views over the Quantock Hills in Taunton is just months away from completion. Taunton over 55’s apartments under construction We are currently building an eight-storey luxury apartment complex for people aged 55 and over in Paul Street in the…

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…

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…