From Singapore to Surrey, the adventure continues

New residents David and Kim Kincaid are no strangers to big moves, having lived in Singapore and India, but they insist moving into a Retirement Village is not the end of the adventure. They are both in their mid-eighties and moved to the…

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Mr and Mrs Shaw, Elmbridge Village

Having lived in 17 different houses prior to arriving at Elmbridge Village, Pam and Gordon are ready to settle. Pam and Gordon have recently moved to Elmbridge Manor after selling their large four-bedroom house in Somerset. Having met at a local dance in…

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Joan Penning, Elmbridge Village

I wanted to be near my grandchildren, says resident. Longstanding Elmbridge resident Joan Penning, who recently celebrated her 85th birthday, moved to our retirement village in 2007. She wanted to be near her daughter Janet and son-in-law Mick, who live at Hunterswood Farm…

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Wendy de Smit, Elmbridge Village

Resident says make the move to a retirement village while you’re young enough to make the most of it. When Wendy de Smit (72) moved to Elmbridge Village with her husband Peter (73) in 2005 they were looking for a comfortable home in…

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Pip and Jean Calvert, Elmbridge Village

Elmbridge excellent value for money, says resident. Pip and Jean Calvert have been married for 64 years and have three daughters. When Pip retired from a career in the Navy (in cruisers, submarines and in command of a minesweeper) and with British American Tobacco,…

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Gavin and Margaret Martin, Elmbridge Village

New village residents looked far and wide before deciding on Elmbridge. For Gavin and Margaret Martin, both 78, moving to Cranleigh-based Elmbridge Village was a decision borne out of many years of careful consideration. “What to do and where to go when you…

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