Charters Village Village Diary

We have always said our residents are our best ambassadors. That’s why we’ve dedicated these pages to the residents of Charters Village to fill with news, views and events, in the hope it will give you a genuine insight in village living Retirement Villages’ style.

Charters is in the news again

29th January 2018

Charters Village has been hitting the headlines – for all the right reasons! At the weekend the Mail on Sunday featured two of our residents in a property article about retirement living. Read all about it here. Mollie Lufkin and Frances El-Houssami both…

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Charters Village gets festive!

30th November 2017

Charters Village has signified the start of the festive period by holding a Christmas Fayre. Residents and staff worked together to decorate Charters Towers ahead of hosting the Fayre, putting up the tree and other festive decorations – including some friendly wooden reindeers! …

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Awards stack up for Charters Village

23rd November 2017

Charters Village has received yet another award! The village recieved a highly commended award for the Best Retirement Scheme at the Housebuilder Awards 2017.  The annual Housebuilder Awards recognise the very best new build property projects across the country and are judged by some of…

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Two new additions to the social calendar for Charters

20th November 2017

With the Winter months approaching, we have started a Social Evening in the Barre on Wednesday evenings, the first held proved very successful and it was fantastic for all of the residents to get together of an evening. We have also started a…

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West Sussex named as best place to retire!

22nd July 2017

  It’s official – a recent survey has named West Sussex as the most desirable place to spend your retirement and over 123,000 over 60s are predicted to head there by 2035.  Residents of Charters Retirement Village in East Grinstead tell us why they…

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Charters reports growing number of pet owners

20th June 2017

We are delighted to report an increasing number of pet owners moving into our community. There are now seven dogs, one cats and even a parrot called George living at Charters Village. George, a 23-year-old African Grey, belongs to resident Peggy Zive. Peggy…

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Beryl Lawley turns 83 at Charters Village

24th May 2017

Charters’ residents got into the party mood earlier this month as resident Beryl Lawley (left) celebrated her 83rd birthday. Beryl provided drinks and kindly laid on a spread for approximately 40 of her fellow residents in the bar. Our Village Manager Nigel Walter…

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Dave Bateman delivers talk on Ashdown Forest

11th April 2017

Recently we welcomed Dave Bateman, who visited Charters to give our residents an illustrated talk on Ashdown Forest. This is an ancient area of tranquil open heathland in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, East Sussex. As the seasons unfolded, we…

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What happened at Charters Village in February?

27th February 2017

There was plenty going on at Charters this month as resident Keith Richardson, Honorary Secretary of the community’s Residents Association, explains: Eamonn’s magic evening: We gathered, with the usual anticipation, to see what magician Eamonn had in store for us this time! We…

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