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23 June 2016

Somerleigh Court Celebrates Queen's 90th Birthday

On Wednesday 15th June, residents of Somerleigh Court celebrated the Queen's 90th birthday with tea on the terrace.   After a cream tea and a loyal toast, residents and their families were entertained by the Land Girls (as seen on BBC's 'The Voice').   A great time was had by all.... Read more»

15 June 2016

Battersea Place Open Weekend - 25 and 26 June

We are delighted to invite you to a priority viewing of London's first luxury retirement community. Join us on 25 and 26 June to view our remaining 1 and 2 apartments, opposite Battersea Park. Five star amenities including guest suite, concierge, high class restaurant, swimming pool and spa and chauffeur-driven car, ensure this is independent living in a class of its own.  Where exceptional is... Read more»

29 April 2016

Battersea Place Open Weekend 6-8 May

Battersea Place is a truly exceptional place to live.  Our services include concierge, high-class restaurant, bar and cafe, billiard room, gymnasium, lounge, private cinema, hairdresser, swimming pool and spa, guest apartment and chauffeur driven car.  The Albert Suites nursing facility, domiciliary care and housekeeping services make up our exceptional care offering. We have a limited selection of 1, 2 and 3... Read more»

15 February 2016

Battersea Place Blog Goes Live

  To help give you a flavour of what is taking place behind the scenes at Battersea Place, we are excited to bring you our new blog 'Over the Teacups'.  Each week, Battersea's General Manager, Ainslie Sutherland, will give you a personal insight into the latest initiatives the team are developing - all part of creating London's first luxury retirement community.  The first entry is... Read more»

10 February 2016

Grove Place Apartments for Sale

At Grove Place we now have a selection of two bedroom apartments and a one bedroom bungalow available to purchase.  Set within 27 acres of picturesque Hampshire countryside, at the heart of which is our 16th century Manor house.  Grove Place offers an exceptional range of amenities including a restaurant, pool, gymnasium and billiards room. This is a rare opportunity to... Read more»

08 February 2016

Downsizers Who Like to Keep on the Move  ... Read more»

25 January 2016

Battersea Place features in the FT House & Home  ... Read more»

29 September 2015

Kate Adie launches new sensory garden

Former BBC journalist and Dorset resident, Kate Adie, opened Somerleigh Court's new sensory garden earlier this week. The launch was attended by residents, staff and contributors to the project (which included 12 local companies who generously donated materials and services over the last 14 months). Somerleigh Court residents, particularly those with a diagnosis of dementia, will now have their own quiet, safe... Read more»

22 September 2015


LifeCare staff recently took to their bikes as part of the first ARCO Wellbeing Weekend.  Their goal was to pedal some 660 miles - the equivalent of Land's End to John o'Groats - to draw attention to the fact that regular exercise, in a stimulating and caring environment, can help prolong a healthy and fulfilled lifestyle. The team set off on... Read more»

06 July 2015

Grove Place Fete

Residents, families and friends at Grove Place Village were out in force on Saturday 27th June for their annual Summer Fete.  The Fete, held on the lawn of the 16th century Manor House was officially opened by the Mayor and Consort of Test Valley, Councillor Iris Andersen and Councillor John Cockaday.   An array of stalls captured the interest of everyone, from with entertainment provided by Maypole dancers and a... Read more»