Welcome to our new retirement blog

Keep up to date with all the latest news, retirement advice, events, development updates and top tips for retirement living.

20 July 2021

July construction update

Construction continues at the Mayfield Watford development and we are delighted to share with you the latest images taken by the team on site.
7 July 2021

Things to know about Stamp Duty

If you’re ready to start looking for a new home, taking stock of the potential costs is a must. One such cost is Stamp Duty. We’ve drilled down into the key information you need to know about Stamp Duty before embarking on the process.
20 June 2021

It's a wonderful life!

This week we are celebrating World Wellbeing Week and to mark the occasion, ARCO (The Associated Retirement Community Operators) has launched a series of brand new videos that showcase just what a positive impact retirement communities like Mayfield Villages have on the wellbeing of the people living and working there.
17 June 2021

Recipe: chocolate spread cookies

Try our recipe for the ultimate chewy chocolate cookies, using chocolate spread and white chocolate chips for extra decadence.
6 May 2021

May construction update

The Mayfield Watford development continues to progress nicely, and we’re pleased to share with you new aerial construction images of Mayfield Watford, taken by drone.
28 March 2021

The health benefits of houseplants

Houseplants are a popular feature in many of our homes, whether it’s sprucing up a windowsill or adding a pop of colour to the room, but research has shown there are far more wide-reaching benefits than just being decorative.
10 March 2021

March construction update

We're excited to share with you the latest birds-eye images taken by drone as construction continues to progress at Mayfield Watford.
26 February 2021

Hot cross bun and butter pudding

You’ll never look at hot cross buns the same again after you try our delicious recipe.
20 January 2021

January construction update

View the latest photos of the site as construction continues at Mayfield Watford.
10 December 2020

Connect with loved ones this Christmas

Often a time for friends and families to come together, the festive season is looking to be a little different this year. As many of us are looking to technology to help ensure we can still celebrate with our loved ones, we’ve got 5 top tips so you can still...
9 December 2020

Stress busting tips for a relaxing Christmas

Christmas is often a busy time for us all, organising gifts and spending time with loved ones (though this year, that may be virtual as well as in person). We pulled together our top tips to help you glide easily through the festive season.
2 December 2020

Christmas crossword

Grab a cup of eggnog and sit down to tackle this festive crossword.