Buckshaw Retirement Village is the first of its kind to be developed by Oakbridge Retirement Villages LLP – a joint venture between the Hull based Hica Group and the Caddick Group in Wetherby. Since opening, Buckshaw has won several prestigious awards and accolades including:
Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2009 Winner – Best Care Village
'All three villages which reached the finals were very good but the judges felt that Buckshaw Retirement Village stood out significantly from the others. The concept and layout of the village works extremely well and is very impressive.'
Jon Chapman, Director of Pinders (Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2009).
Sitirling University – Gold Design Standard
First care establishment in the UK to achieve a gold standard under a new scheme by Stirling University to promote dementia friendly design in buildings.
'Not only has The Lodge at Buckshaw Retirement Village gained a gold standard but it has also scored very highly within the gold category. The Lodge is an example of best practice....' Colin Cunningham, Director of Operations for the Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling.
Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) Housing for Older People Awards 2010
The Grange at Buckshaw Retirement Village gained a top award for the Best UK Housing as part of a care scheme of 60 – 99 units.