Hook retirement village named Roslin Place

A HOUSING developer has revealed his new retirement residence development on Station Road in Hook has been named Roslin Place, after residents were able to submit ideas.

The homebuilder called on residents to name the new development, giving them the opportunity to put their stamp on the Hook community. The winning submission was by local resident, Victoria Jarman, who suggested Roslin Place after being inspired by renowned golfer, Justin Rose, who grew up in the area.

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Victoria said: ‘I wanted to choose a name that had a connection to Hook which is why I was inspired by professional golfer Justin Rose as he spent much of his childhood in the area and even started playing to the nearby north. Hants Golf Club. As there are plans to have some lovely gardens at the development I thought this was well linked. I decided to change it to Roslin, which is another word for pink, to offer something a little different and unique.

Verity McKay, Divisional Marketing Manager at McCarthy Stone Southern, said, “We wanted to choose a name for our new Hook development that was not only meaningful, but also resonated with locals. We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to Victoria for naming our new development, Roslin Place.

McCarthy Stone also unveiled a first look at its brand new Retirement Living development in Hook, with CGI released to show what Roslin Place will look like when complete. The properties are expected to go on sale off plan in July 2022.

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Verity McKay continued: “We look forward to the launch of Roslin Place when apartment specifications and prices are released. Early risers will benefit from buying off plan by having the choice of all available plots. This is an incredibly exciting time for our business, as interest in the site is high among retirees who already live in Hook, as well as those looking to downsize from further afield. We encourage anyone interested in learning more to contact us now.

When complete, the McCarthy Stone’s Hook development will feature 19 private one-bedroom apartments and 18 private two-bedroom apartments for seniors aged 60 and over who are looking for an enjoyable, independent retirement.

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