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Chigwell, Essex

Chigwell say "Hello" to Thrive Living

Ageing is changing and so are the needs and wants of the people who make up our Thrive communities. Our communities promote choice, independence, and wellbeing, allowing you to live your ‘golden age’ exactly the way you want to. What are you waiting for?

Stay connected, share experiences and enjoy great conversations with existing and new like-minded friends. Welcome to retirement living, but not as you may know it.

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Welcome to retirement living, but not as you know it.

What you can expect

Located within a five minute walk of the tube, but surrounded by open green spaces, our development gives you the best of both worlds, allowing you to choose how you live and what you do. Our latest development will be built to the highest sustainability standards, designed to be net zero carbon for the whole of it’s life, bringing a new era of later living to the area. There will be 140 homes, a mixture of apartments and cottages all set within their own landscaped gardens. It will feature a variety of new communal facilities for residents and the wider community to enjoy. A buzzing community celebrating green spaces and café culture where like-minded people can come together.

Living in Chigwell

Chigwell is a perfect location for those that want it all. Considered part of the Essex “Golden Triangle”, residents can expect to find an array of shops, cafes, and restaurants on their doorstep. There’s access to beautiful green open spaces like Roding Valley Meadows and Luxborough Lakes, where you can try your hand at watersports, wild water swimming, or do a spot of birdwatching while taking in the peaceful views. When the family comes to stay, enjoy a day out at Fox Burrow Farm petting zoo, their café serves homemade ice creams and a selection of cakes, with its playground open all year round you won’t short of days out.

Getting around

If that’s not enough, your new home will be in zone 4 of the Underground and you can ride the Central line into the bright lights of London in just over half an hour. Road links are quick and simple too with the M11 just 5 minutes away from the development, taking you up to the M25 and out to the rest of the UK. . There’ll be a good amount of parking on-site, which will include plenty of EV charging points for electric vehicles.

For those that enjoy traveling abroad, London City and London Stanstead airports are both within easy reach and serve a variety of tropical connections, so you can jet off whenever it takes your fancy. 


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Peace of mind

When moving into an integrated retirement community you want to live independently, enjoying everything the community lifestyle has to offer. It’s your choice so we make your wellbeing our priority. You will be safe in the knowledge that, should you need it, support is available now and in the future. Our care and wellbeing offering can be tailored to your needs and adaptable at any time, so you will have the reassurance that support is there if you decide you want it.

Our communities are run by a team of friendly, helpful individuals some of whom will be available 24/7 for your needs. There’s on-site security too, giving you peace of mind should you need anything at any time.

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Flexible finance

Finding your new home in retirement is all about what’s right for you, from the perfect apartment and its decor, to the finances and the finer details. Our range of finance options include purchase, rental, rent to buy and part buy part rent, giving you the flexibility to choose what suits your personal circumstances.

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Development site

For more information on Thirve Living in Chigwell have a look at the development site.

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