Scarborough and Whitby MP, Robert Goodwill, has marked the start of construction at McCarthy and Stone’s new Retirement Living Plus development, Sycamore Court, in Scarborough.

Robert Goodwill MP joined McCarthy and Stone’s Senior Marketing Executive, Laura Wigglesworth, at the site on Filey Road to explore development plans and perform a ground-breaking ceremony to officially celebrate the start of construction.

McCarthy and Stone recently launched Alder view Court in Newby, a Retirement Living development offering low maintenance, security and companionship for the over 60s.

At Sycamore Court, a Retirement Living Plus development, you will find all the facilities of Alder View Court, plus the added option of domestic care and support packages delivered in the comfort of your own home. An experienced support team is on hand day and night. On-site, you will also find a chef-run bistro serving great value, freshly prepared meals and snacks daily.

Robert Goodwill MP commented: “It was a pleasure to visit the site of McCarthy and Stone’s newest development in Scarborough and to mark the start of construction there. Developments like this are a great asset to the town, as they provide the perfect solution for people who are looking to enjoy a full and active retirement, whilst Sycamore Court provides an added option for those in need of additional care and support services.”

Liz Green, Regional Sales and Marketing Director, McCarthy and Stone North East, added: “We are delighted the MP for Scarborough and Whitby, Robert Goodwill, was able to take the time to visit Sycamore Court, and take a look at the plans for some of the beautiful apartments that will be on offer here.

“At McCarthy and Stone we pride ourselves on being able to provide housing options for retirees at every stage of their retirement. After the success of Alder View Court we are thrilled to be able to offer retirees in Scarborough this new development which offers the same security, companionship and peace of mind but with the option of care and support should you need it. Flexible care packages can be tailored to suit you.”

Retirement Living Plus development, Sycamore Court, bridges the gap for those who want to enjoy Retirement Living but may also need some additional support. The new development will comprise of 54 high-quality one and two bedroom apartments, exclusively for those aged 70 and over.

Apartments will feature spacious living and dining areas, fully fitted kitchens laid out to make cooking and cleaning as effortless as possible. Luxury shower rooms will provide both style and functionality, and selected apartments will also benefit from their own private terrace, Juliet balcony or walk out balcony with 24-hour emergency call points for added peace of mind for both homeowners and their families.

McCarthy and Stone offers the best of idyllic seaside living for retirees in Scarborough. Alder View Court is within walking distance of a range of local amenities including a supermarket, pharmacy and medical centre. There are also great transport links to connect homeowners to Scarborough town and its numerous seaside attractions and mix of independent shops, pubs and restaurants. Homeowners at Sycamore Court will also be within easy distance to the local shops and 500 yards away from bus stops that travel to the town centre, train station and further afield.

Sycamore Court has plans to launch in summer 2018 with first homeowners expected to move in early 2019. Those interested in Retirement Living Plus at McCarthy and Stone’s Scarborough development are invited to call 0800 201 4739 or visit