Penwortham retirement flats to be named by the public

Posted on - 27th April, 2018 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Housing, Penwortham, Preston News, Redevelopment
How the new care home in Cop Lane may look like
How the new care home in Cop Lane may look

A new retirement complex in Penwortham is to be named by those who live nearby.


Developers McCarthy and Stone have opened up a competition for the Cop Lane flats to be named.

There’s £100 on offer for the winning name and you’ll also be invited to attend the opening of the development.

Work has begun on the site which is the former St Mary’s Church Hall.

The retirement living apartments are designed for people aged 55 and over.

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Planning permission was granted by South Ribble Borough Council for the 51 one and two-bedroom apartments.

Regional sales and marketing director for McCarthy and Stone North West Fiona Brooks said: “We are inviting people from the local area to name our latest development in Penwortham. We are looking for a name which will be relevant to the local community; and it can be anything from suggestions honouring local landmarks or scenery, to names that incorporate elements of the town’s rich history.

“Simply submit your ideas by Friday 25th May to be considered for the prize, and to put your stamp on a little bit of future history in the town.”

You can submit your entry by email to and include the reason behind the name. You need to include Penwortham in the subject header and also include your name and contact details.

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You must live within the Penwortham/Preston area to enter.

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