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.

7 October 2019

Mayfield Watford Fair

On Friday 4th October, the Mayfield team held the Watford Fair, which was an opportunity for people to find out more about life at Mayfield, meet the extended team and their potential future neighbours.
24 September 2019

Welcome Nick Edwards

Audley Group appoints Nick Edwards as Chief Operating Officer as the Mayfield Villages and Audley Villages brands prepare for accelerated growth. This latest appointment represents growing interest in the retirement sector. Nick Edwards will be the first person to hold this newly created post, and will...
23 September 2019

Meet the Team event at Mayfield Watford

On Thursday 19th September, Mayfield Watford held a 'meet the team' event at the sales office, which was an opportunity for future owners to meet the full sales team and other owners.
13 August 2019

Watford Riverwell

Mayfield Villages’ first retirement village, due to open in 2021 forms part of the 70-acre Watford Riverwell development. Watford Riverwell is a partnership between Watford Borough Council and Kier Property. The long-term regeneration project will be completed over a 15-20 year period and is the largest mixed-use regeneration development in...
3 June 2019

Mayfield Watford Construction Update

Mayfield has appointed Balfour Beatty for the construction of this £130m contract. The site has been secured and ground remediation works are now complete. Enabling works have started to ensure construction can progress at pace once we ‘break ground’.
9 April 2019

New Watford CGIs released

Introducing our computer generated images of what Mayfield Watford will look like when the village opens in 2021.
1 March 2019

Community spirit: village life is the key

According to new research from Mayfield Villages, shops, restaurants and outdoor space are among the top facilities people in Hertfordshire want from their local community.
8 February 2019

Mayfield Watford Launch Event at Watford Football Club

Mayfield Watford hosted the official launch event at Watford Football Club this month, where guests enjoyed delicious food, great company and the chance to find out more about owning a home at the newest Mayfield village when it opens in autumn 2021.
30 March 2018

Mayfield Watford planning permission approved

Mayfield Villages, the new retirement villages proposition from Audley Group, has secured planning permission to begin work on its first site in Watford.
28 November 2017

Audley Group purchases first Mayfield location

Audley Group, the UK’s leading provider of luxury retirement villages, has exchanged contracts with the Watford Riverwell Partnership on its first site for Mayfield Villages, a new offering designed to meet growing demand for modern, mainstream retirement accommodation in the UK.
6 April 2016

Audley launches Mayfield Villages

Audley Retirement, the leading luxury retirement village operator, has launched Mayfield Villages as part of an ambitious five year growth plan to meet a critical market gap. Following on from the huge growth of Audley in the premium sector and the successful acquisition of Audley by the Moorfield Audley Real...