Leyland retirees visited by BBC antiques expert David Harper

Posted on - 3rd October, 2021 - 8:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Housing, Leyland, Preston News, Redevelopment, South Ribble News
BBC antiques expert David Harper

BBC antiques expert David Harper has visited a group of Leyland retirees for the opening of a new community development.


David officially opened the latest McCarthy Stone Retirement Living Plus development in Leyland, Balshaw Court.

Joined by current homeowners and prospective buyers, David performed a ceremonial ribbon-cutting, kickstarting the celebrations at the development in Burlington Gardens.

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Fiona Brooks, Divisional Sales and Marketing Director at McCarthy Stone, said: “We were absolutely delighted to be able to welcome David Harper to officially open our fabulous new development in Leyland.

“David is always a brilliant host, and our homeowners and visitors seemed to really enjoy hearing his knowledge and advice and all about his eclectic career.”

David also provided stories and a short presentation on his life and career, imparting his knowledge and advice to guests keen to chat to him about their own antique prized possessions and finds.

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The development features 62 one and two-bedroom apartments for residents over 70, presenting homeowners with an opportunity to downsize and live in a community.

The site includes a bistro and a team of qualified staff.

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