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About us

We are the UK’s leading retirement housebuilder with a c.70% share of the owner-occupied market.

We have sold over 51,000 properties across more than 1,100 retirement developments since 1977 and are renowned for our focus on the needs of those in later life. We are on course to deliver our growth objective of building and selling more than 3,000 retirement units per annum over the medium term.

We re-joined the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange in November 2015 and re-entered the FTSE 250 following its quarterly review on 21 March 2016.

UK demographics remain strongly in favour of the specialist retirement housing market, with the number of people aged 85 and over in the UK expected to more than double between 2015 and 2035 from 1.5m to 3.2m, with those aged 65 and over expected to increase by more than 50% from 11.6m to 17.2m. According to research, 1 in 4 over 60s are interested in retirement living, yet only c.141,000 units of specialist retirement housing for homeowners have been built.

Key figures for our financial year ended 31 August 2016

  • 2,299 legal completions
  • £635.9m revenue
  • £105m underlying profit before tax
  • 20% ROCE

Companies information

McCarthy & Stone plc (registered number is 06622199) is the parent company of the McCarthy & Stone Group. The main trading subsidiaries within the McCarthy & Stone Group are:

McCarthy & Stone Retirement Lifestyles Limited
Registered No. 06622231
VAT No. 927579181

McCarthy & Stone Management Services Limited
Registered No. 07166051
VAT No. 927579181

YourLife Management Services Limited
Owned 50/50 by McCarthy & Stone Management Services Limited and Somerset Care Group

Registered No. 07153519
VAT No. 927579181