Moorlands MP, Karen Bradley visits new Leek Retirement Living Development

Moorlands MP, Karen Bradley, donned a hard hat to help lay the building blocks of McCarthy and Stone’s brand new Portland Grange Retirement Living development on Portland Street in Leek.

Karen joined McCarthy and Stones Senior Site Manager, Jamie Law and Sales Executive, Lisa Klieve, to take a closer look at development plans and lay a date brick to mark the start of construction.

Portland Grange will comprise of a stylish collection of 49 one and two bedroom privately-owned Retirement Living apartments exclusively designed for the over 60s.  


Karen commented: “It was a pleasure to visit the site of McCarthy and Stone’s new development in Leek, and to mark the start of construction there. It was a good opportunity to meet the site manager, and to hear first-hand about the housebuilder’s latest plans to help meet the housing needs of retirees in Leek and the surrounding areas.”

McCarthy and Stone’s Retirement Living developments offer homeowners the opportunity to downsize and maintain an active, independent lifestyle, surrounded by like-minded individuals.

Once complete, facilities at Portland Grange will include a stunning homeowners’ lounge, ideal for socialising with friends; beautifully landscaped gardens in which to relax; and a convenient guest suite, should homeowners have friends or relatives to stay. The development will also feature a rooftop terrace, ideal for those who want to enjoy picturesque views over Leek town.  

A House Manager will take care of the day-to-day running of the development, while secure entry systems and 24-hour emergency call points will provide added peace-of-mind.


Fiona Brooks, Regional Sales and Marketing Director for McCarthy and Stone, comments: “We are delighted that MP Karen Bradley was able to take the time to visit our site, and to take a look at the plans for some of the fantastic apartments that will be available at Portland Grange. McCarthy and Stone is committed to designing flexible homes which allow people to make the most of their retirement years and to live as independently as possible.”