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The Watermills over-60s development officially opens in Broughton

Posted on - 16th November, 2023 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Housing, Preston News, Redevelopment

The Watermills over-60s development has officially opened in Broughton.

The development is made up of 52 one and two-bedroom apartments for affordable rent, meaning they are priced at 80% of local market rents.

They have been on the site of the former Golden Ball pub and restaurant has two blocks in total. Those who are wanting to down-size and want to live near those of a similar age may want to move to the new complex.

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There is a shared lounge for those who live there to enjoy time with friends as well as landscaped outdoor spaces. Transport links are available from the accommodation.

Chief Executive, Rob Wakefield said: “The Watermills is an exciting addition to the local area, offering
hi-spec accommodation in a very desirable area. The quality in terms of the build and finish really will provide a great environment for people over 60 to have a wonderful home.”

Mrs Williams, who is a new tenant, added: “It’s marvelous. The walk-in shower and wet-room mean I can have the bathroom to myself for the first time in a long time. We’ll be all settled in time for Christmas, and will enjoy living close to my son.”

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